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General Announcements - October 16, 2009

Globalization and Sovereignty Subject of New Book by IPI Editor

At the turn of the millennium, the idea of globalization was unavoidable, capturing the sense that the world was on the cusp of a revolutionary moment.  

 
 

 

Policy Papers - October 14, 2009

Drug Trafficking Through West Africa

An invisible tide is rising on the shores of West Africa, creeping into its slums, its banks, its courts, its barracks, and its government ministries.  

 
 

 

Policy Papers - October 13, 2009

Biosecurity: IPI Blue Paper no. 6

Unprecedented progress in biotechnology holds the prospect of historic improvements in the welfare of humankind.
 

 
 

 

Comment & Analysis - October 09, 2009

Peacekeeping Reform Continues, But Have We Learned the Right Lessons?

In UN circles, the Report of the UN Panel on Peace Operations (2000), better known as the Brahimi report, is considered conventional wisdom, if not outright gospel. 

 
 

 

General Announcements - October 08, 2009

AU Commission Head Tells IPI That Guinea Government Actions Are “Unacceptable”

Jean Ping, the African Union Commission chairperson and former President of the UN General Assembly, made his comment about recent events in Guinea Conakry in an interview with Adonia Ayebare, the acting director of IPI’s Africa Program.

  

 
 

 

Podcasts - September 29, 2009

Podcast: Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda

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Panel Discussions - September 25, 2009

Sweden, Chile, Philippines, Rwanda Push for Death Penalty Ban

IPI was the scene September 25th for a presentation on the prospects of achieving abolition of the death penalty hosted by the permanent mission of Sweden in cooperation with the permanent missions of Chile, the Philippines and Rwanda.
 

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - September 24, 2009

“We are witnessing... erosion of the protection of civilians”

How to reclaim the protection of civilians under international humanitarian law was the subject of the second annual Trygve Lie Symposium co-hosted by the Norwegian Foreign Ministry and IPI.
 

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - September 22, 2009

Denmark, IPI Co-host Meeting on Climate Change as Security Threat

On September 22nd, IPI and the Danish government co-hosted a high-level dialogue on the nexus of climate change and international security.  

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - September 21, 2009

From Global Apartheid to Global Village: Africa and the United Nations

IPI’s Africa Program and the Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR) in Cape Town, South Africa, organized the New York launch of the Centre’s latest volume, a comprehensive, provocative and engaging collection of studies on the role of the UN in Africa and of Africa at the UN. 
 

 
 

The Global Observatory

Is the Flood of Violent Images Further Dividing the West and the Middle East?
Though the majority of Middle East populations are concerned with peace and security, many outsiders perceive them as only interested in violence and extremism.

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.