Events

A 21st Century United Nations

The intense debate in the Security Council over the US invasion of Iraq and the current crisis in Darfur highlights the need for the international community to rethink how it responds to emerging threats, challenges and change. Gareth Evans, a member of a high-level UN panel, discusses how the United Nations should be updated to confront 21st century challenges to international peace and security.

The Search for Antiseptic War: The Prospects and Perils of Drones for the United States, the Sahel and Beyond

The U.S. Government has made clear that stabilization missions requiring deployment of large numbers of personnel—military and civilian—are not on the agenda for the foreseeable future. Not only budget constraints but also sobering experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan have produced a strategic shift.

Leadership Project Re-Launches Leadership Training Initiative in Liberia

With the support of the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund and United Nations Development Programme, the Leadership Project has recently re-launched its leadership training program in Liberia.

Youth and Politics in Conflict Contexts

Youth and Politics in Conflict Contexts is the result of a conference held at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on May 16, 2007, and hosted by the Wilson Center’s Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity in collaboration with the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs.

Core Competencies for Graduate Programs in Coexistence and Conflict Work—Can We Agree?

Graduate Programs in Conflict/Coexistence Studies are designed to increase their participants’ capacity to contribute to the development and implementation of non-military approaches to the prevention, management and resolution of violent intrastate, national and global conflicts. This paper delves into the issue of what core competencies should be instituted in such programs.

Podcast with Peace-Maker and ex-US Congressman Howard Wolpe

An interview podcast conducted by Victor Dlamini, for Book Southern Africa.Hear the Podcast.

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