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Policy Papers - April 14, 2007

Nuclear Weapons: The Politics of Non-Proliferation

From the Introduction: The inherent difficulty is that the existing distribution of nuclear weapons capabilities serves the interests of some states but not others (i.e., how you see the nuclear challenge depends on where you sit).  

 
 

 

Policy Papers - April 14, 2007

Transnational Organized Crime: Multilateral Responses to a Rising Threat

From the Introduction: As the violent forms of authority buttressed by organized crime corrupt and penetrate state, social and international institutions, gaining increasing control over territory, markets and populations, we risk not only a crisis of state and international institutions, but also institutionalizing crisis.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - April 08, 2007

Security Council Counter-Terrorism Review Project

On April 9, 2007, the International Peace Institute and the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation (CGCTC) convened the first of two expert workshops in New York aimed at providing independent, comprehensive assessments of the United Nations Security Council's overall counterterrorism contributions since 2001.  

 
 

 

Policy Papers - March 14, 2007

Small Arms and Light Weapons: Towards Global Public Policy

From the Introduction: Multilateral efforts to deal with the human, social and economic costs of armed violence have been controversial, and the July 2006 conference to review the implementation of the Programme of Action ended without agreement on a final document.  

 
 

 

Policy Papers - February 14, 2007

Asia: Towards Security Cooperation

From the Introduction: Asia has enjoyed a remarkable climate of peace and security in the post-Cold War era.  

 
 

 

Policy Papers - February 14, 2007

The Middle East: Fragility and Crisis

In the coming five to ten years, the highest number of key global security challenges is likely to be concentrated in the Middle East, or be related to it. 

 
 

 

Books - April 14, 2006

Kashmir: New Voices, New Approaches

Uniquely representing all sides in the conflict over Kashmir, this innovative new book provides a forum for discussion not only of existing proposals for ending the conflict, but also of possible new paths toward settlement.

 

 
 

 

Policy Papers - November 14, 2005

Securing the Rule of Law: Assessing International Strategies for Post-Conflict Criminal Justice

The past dozen years have seen a proliferation of international efforts to strengthen national criminal justice systems in postconflict countries. Part of the burgeoning of discourses, policies, and programs

 

 
 

 

Policy Papers - August 14, 2005

Kashmir: From Persistence to Progress?

From the Executive Summary: Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has been a continual bone of contention, the object of three wars and a theater of engagement in a fourth war, between the two countries. 

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - February 14, 2005

Managing Nuclear Threats after Iraq

The workshop addressed nonproliferation policies and trends in Iraq.  

 
 

The Global Observatory

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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.