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Meeting Notes - November 15, 2002

Options for Promoting Corporate Responsibility in Conflict Zones: Perspectives from the Private Sector

A report of the Working Group on The Role of Private Sector in Armed Conflict, held April 5, 2002, at the Mission of Luxembourg to the United Nations, to examine private sector actors perceptions of and experiences with certain key existing and prospective measures, both voluntary and regulatory, to manage their behavior in conflict zones.

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - November 14, 2002

The Political Economy of War and Peace

A report of the IPA [now IPI] New York Seminar held at West Point on May 6-10, 2002, to examine the legacies of war economies and the challenges they pose for peace operations, including peace implementation and sustainable postconflict peacebuilding.

 
 

 

Books - October 19, 2002

Ecuador vs. Peru: Peacemaking Amid Rivalry

Although the 1995 Cenepa war between Ecuador and Peru was the first military conflict in South America in more than five decades, the Ecuador-Peru relationship might be characterized as one of enduring rivalry—punctuated by the threat of armed combat.  

 
 

 

Books - October 15, 2002

Peacekeeping in East Timor: The Path to Independence

The UN intervention in East Timor amply illustrates the type of complex operation that the United Nations increasingly is being asked to undertake.  

 
 

 

Policy Papers - October 15, 2002

Economic Priorities for Peace Implementation

There has been surprisingly little systematic analysis of how economic factors contribute to the success or failure of peace agreements.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - October 14, 2002

Controlling Resource Flows to Civil Wars: A Review and Analysis of Current Policies and Legal Instruments

Background Paper for the Conference on Policies and Practices for Regulating Resource Flows to Armed Conflicts, co-sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and held at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center, May 20 to 24, 2002, Bellagio, Italy.

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - September 14, 2002

Policies and Practices for Controlling Resource Flows in Armed Conflict

A conference report summarizing discussions at the Conference on Policies and Practices for Regulating Resource Flows to Armed Conflicts, co-sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and held at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center, May 20-24, 2002, Bellagio, Italy.

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - August 14, 2002

Economic Agendas in Civil Wars: Defining and Developing the Role of the UN

Policy recommendations emerging from the Symposium held March 25, 2002, co-organized by the International Peace Academy [now International Peace Institute] and the Fafo Institute for Applied Social Science, Programme for International Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (PICCR) and sponsored by the Government of Norway during its Presidency of the UN Security Council.

 
 

 

Policy Papers - July 15, 2002

Sharing Best Practices on Conflict Prevention

The UN does not act alone in conflict prevention. It is important for the UN to identify other actors with comparative advantages in certain aspects of conflict prevention, and to partner wisely with them.

 

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - July 14, 2002

Symposium Explores UN Role in Addressing Economic Dimensions of Armed Conflict

A report of a symposium held March 25, 2002, co-organized by the International Peace Academy [now International Peace Institute] and the Fafo Institute for Applied Social Science, Programme for International Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (PICCR) and sponsored by the Government of Norway as an integral part of its Presidency of the UN Security Council.

 
 

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.