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Policy Papers - April 15, 2005
The rising number of organizations carrying out police reform evidences the increasing importance attached to it. The United Nations (UN) is joined in police reform efforts by bilateral donors, a large and diverse number of international organizations, nongovernmental organizations and, increasingly, the private sector.
Meeting Notes - March 09, 2005
The International Peace Academy [now International Peace Institute] organized a half-day Civil Society Dialogue for civil society activists from the Great Lakes region of Africa in New York on March 26, 2004.
Meeting Notes - December 13, 2004
Recognizing many challenges to the region's stability, a number of key policy recommendations for consideration within the context of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (IC/GLR) emerged out of the meeting discussions.
Meeting Notes - October 13, 2004
Books - June 15, 2004
Confronting the corrosive influence that war economies typically have on the prospects for peace in war-torn societies, this study critically analyzes current policy responses and offers a thought-provoking foundation for the development of more effective peacebuilding strategies.
Policy Papers - January 14, 2004
Since the end of the Cold War, it has become commonplace to assert that peace and development are intimately linked and that the United Nations and other international actors need to address these twin goals through concerted and integrated policies and programs.
Meeting Notes - January 01, 2004
In collaboration with the Faculty of Social Sciences of Makerere University (Uganda) and the Africa Peace Forum (Kenya), the International Peace Academy [now International Peace Institute] hosted a seminar in Entebbe, Uganda, from December 16 to 18, 2002, to assess the challenges and opportunities for building peace in Eastern Africa.
Meeting Notes - December 31, 2003
From the Executive Summary: Policy analysis has produced important insights on the impact that the predatory and illicit exploitation of natural resources and the pervasive criminalization of economic life can have on conflict dynamics.
Meeting Notes - June 14, 2003
This report presents some of the views and themes discussed at the IPA [now IPI] Civil Society Dialogue on "Civil Society Perspectives from the Mano River Union (MRU)," held in New York on June 14, 2002.
Meeting Notes - January 15, 2003
Report summarizing the discussions and recommendations at an IPA [now IPI] conference on UN Transitional Administrations (New York, October 18-19, 2002).
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.