Conferences - Monday, January 22, 2007
IPI Hosts Retreat with the Global Health and Foreign Policy Initiative
On January 16th-18th, IPI hosted a small, high-level retreat on the rising importance of global health issues on the international foreign policy agenda.
The event was part of a series of workshops and meetings of the seven countries of the Global Health and Foreign Policy Initiative--Brazil, France, Indonesia, Norway, Senegal, South Africa and Thailand--which aims to raise the profile of health issues on the global foreign policy agenda.The IPI retreat, hosted at Greentree Foundation Conference Centre in New York, presented an opportunity for the representatives of the Initiative to meet and brainstorm together with eminent outside experts from the academic community and the United Nations. Specific themes included the indirect costs to human health of war and conflict; public health priorities on the development agenda; safe use of biotechnology, bio-development, and biosecurity; human resources for health; health initiatives as a bridge for peace; and the role of health in UN humanitarian response and peace operations.
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 05, 2014
IPI Opens Middle East Regional Office
International Peace Institute President Terje Rød-Larsen inaugurated IPI’s new Middle East Regional Office with a recognition of the area’s critical importance to the world and the rapid political changes underway in the countries of the region, and he asserted that IPI has an “important role” to play there.
April 03, 2014
In Horn of Africa, Links Between Disaster, Conflict, and Displacement
What are the links between climate change, conflict, and the displacement of people? A panel of experts discussed this nexus and its implications in the Horn of Africa at the International Peace Institute on April 3rd in an event cosponsored by the Nansen Initiative.
March 26, 2014
Derek Plumbly on Lebanese Resilience Amid Rising Challenges
Lebanon has exceeded expectations in dealing with the continuing fallout from the crisis in neighboring Syria, said Derek Plumbly, United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, on March 26th. Speaking at the International Peace Institute, Mr. Plumbly praised the Lebanese people for “actually sustaining a measure of stability in their country.”