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Conferences - September 14, 2007

Toward a Compact: Proposals for Improved Governance and Management of the UN Secretariat

Roundtable on the Final Report by the Four Nations Initiative: Toward a Compact--Proposals for Improved Governance and Management of the United Nations Secretariat.
 

 
 

 

Conferences - March 22, 2007

The UN Secretariat: A Brief History

At a recent reception, IPI launched its latest book, The UN Secretariat: A Brief History, written by Dr. Thant Myint-U and Dr. Amy Scott.
 

 
 

 

Speaker Events - February 12, 2007

Secretary or General? The UN Secretary-General in World Politics

Secretary or General? examines the UN Secretary-General as a unique figure in world politics who is, at once, civil servant, global diplomat, and commander-in-chief of up to a hundred thousand peacekeepers.  

 
 

 

Conferences - November 29, 2006

Reception for Dr. David Malone and Mr. James Traub

IPI hosted a reception honoring H.E. Dr. David Malone, Canada's High Commissioner to India and nonresident Ambassador to Nepal and Bhutan, and Mr. James Traub, contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine. The evening was an opportunity to celebrate the publication of their most recent books. 

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - November 09, 2006

The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the UN in the Era of American World Power

IPI was pleased to host the launch of a new book by James Traub entitled The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the UN in the Era of American World Power. 

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - October 11, 2006

The Global Fight Against Terrorism: How Relevant is the UN?

IPI and the Century Foundation co-hosted a policy forum to discuss, five years after the attacks on 9/11, The Global Fight Against Terrorism: How Relevant is the UN? 

 
 

The Global Observatory

As Nature of Conflict Changes, Is International Humanitarian Law Still Relevant?
In this interview, Françoise Bouchet-Saulnier, legal director of Doctors Without Borders, discusses the relevance of humanitarian law in today's conflicts.

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.