Maximilian M. Meduna
Policy Analyst | firstname.lastname@example.org
Max Meduna joined IPI in August 2013 as a Policy Analyst. At the Vienna office, Max is focusing on research projects and policy consulting related to peace operations, fragile states and international security. Max was previously an intern at the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) in New York as well as the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). His past activities include support to the Academic Forum for Foreign Affairs (AFA) as a board member and research for the Institute for Peace Support and Conflict Management (IFK) at the Austrian Ministry of Defence.Max holds Masters Degrees from the Johns Hopkins University SAIS and the Diplomatic Academy as well as the University of Vienna, where he graduated with distinction in the fields of Political Science and Social Anthropology. A bilingual German and Polish speaker, he is also competent in English, Russian, Spanish, French and Italian.
IPI is grateful to our generous friends and donors who provide both intellectual and financial support. Their contributions help us in a very practical way to achieve program objectives, and their leadership is an invaluable resource to our organization.
The Global Observatory
As Russia and the West Joust, Ukraine Risks Deeper Divisions and More Violence
The longer this stand-off continues, the greater the risk that divisions will harden into permanent fault-lines and doom Ukraine to a bitter and potentially violent disintegration.
Key Global Events to Watch in April
A list of key upcoming meetings and events with implications for global affairs.
2014 Top 10 Issues to Watch in Peace & Security: The Global Arena
A list of ten key issues to watch that are likely to impact international peace and security in 2014, compiled by IPI's Francesco Mancini.
The Global Observatory, produced by IPI, provides timely analysis on peace and security issues, interviews with leading policymakers, interactive maps, and more.
April 01, 2014
IPI Publishes Manual for Implementing UN Sanctions
As sanctions imposed by the United Nations Security Council have become increasingly sophisticated and targeted, they have also become more and more difficult to implement effectively. Currently there are fourteen active UN sanctions regimes. Among them are the sanctions regimes on Iran and North Korea.