Thijs Van Laer is the Programme Director for Causes and Resolution of Exile at International Refugees Rights Initiative | Twitter: @Thijsvnlaer
Kofi Nsia-Pepra is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Ohio Northern University and the author of UN Robust Peacekeeping: Civilian Protection in Violent Civil Wars. He is also a former officer in the Ghanaian military and UN peacekeeper.
John Terrett is a correspondent for CGTN America working out of New York City. | Twitter: @JT4CGTV
Michael F. Harsch is an assistant professor of practice at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) and a visiting fellow at NYU’s Center on International Cooperation. He is a principal investigator of the project “islands of stability in fragile countries” at NYUAD.
Maximilian M. Meduna is a research associate at New York University Abu Dhabi and a former policy analyst and head of the global trends unit at the International Peace Institute. He conducted the interviews with Somaliland’s political elite in April and May. | Twitter: @maxmeduna
Teresa Krug is an international affairs journalist whose work has appeared in the Guardian, Al Jazeera English and Die Zeit. | Twitter: @teresakrug
Dr. Jacob Udo-Udo Jacob, author of Convincing Rebel Fighters to Disarm: UN Information Operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (De Gruyter, 2017) is a Visiting Scholar at the Center on International Cooperation at New York University.
Adam Day is the Senior Policy Adviser at the Centre for Policy Research at United Nations University, Tokyo, where his research focuses on the changing nature of armed conflict and implications for the United Nations. He previously served in the UN missions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and in Darfur. | Twitter: @AdamDayTokyo
Murray Brewster is senior defence writer for CBC News, based in Ottawa. He has covered the Canadian military and foreign policy from Parliament Hill for over a decade. Among other assignments, he spent a total of 15 months on the ground covering the Afghan war for The Canadian Press. Prior to that, he covered defence issues and politics for CP in N Read More...
Sabrina Karim will start a new job as an assistant professor in the Government Department at Cornell University in the fall of 2017. She is currently a U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security Fellow at the Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College. | Twitter: @sabrinamkarim
Julie Vanderperre is a recent political science graduate of McGill University in Montreal. She has written for the McGill Tribune and was an intern for AID India in Chennai and for Social Justice Connection in Montreal. She currently works for France-Amerique Magazine in New York and speaks English, French and Spanish.
Leanne Smith is Associate Director of the Whitlam Institute, Western Sydney University and currently on sabbatical from her role as the Chief of the Policy and Best Practice Service of the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations in New York. Image courtesy of the Department of Defence.
Deen Sharp is the co-director of Terreform and a PhD candidate at the City University of New York in Earth and Environmental Science. | Twitter: @deensharp
Kevin Sieff became the Post’s Nairobi bureau chief in 2014, after covering Afghanistan as the bureau chief in Kabul for two years. Prior to joining the Post, he worked in the Washington bureau of the Financial Times and covered immigration from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. Sieff attended Brown University and the Johns Hopkins School of A Read More...
Muneinazvo Kujeke is an Intern with Peace Operations and Peacebuilding division, ISS Pretoria
Tafadzwa Munjoma is an Intern with the Peace Operations and Peacebuilding Division, ISS Pretoria | Twitter: TapiwaMunjoma
Joëlle Jenny is a fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University and the former director for Security Policy and Conflict Prevention at the European External Action Service.
Megan Roberts is the associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Dr. Tarek A. Sharif is the Head of the Defense and Security Division at the African Union. Twitter: | @AU_PSD
Dr. Joanne Richards is a Technical Advisor on SALW/DDR in the Defense and Security Division, of the African Union. She is seconded on behalf of Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC). Twitter: | @BICC_Bonn
Ambassador Olof Skoog is the Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations. | Twitter: @OlofBSkoog, @SwedenUN
Marina E. Henke is an Assistant Professor at Northwestern University. Her research focuses on military interventions, UN peacekeeping, and European security and defense policy. | Twitter: @mephenke
Alexis Guidotti is a CIC Visiting Scholar and PhD candidate at the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas Twitter | @AlexisGuidotti
Lauren Spink is a Peacekeeping Program Officer at Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC). She is also the co-author of a recent CIVIC report Under Fire: The July 2016 Violence in Juba and UN Response. Twitter: | @lspink01
Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé, PhD in Political Science (McGill University, 2011), is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and International Studies at Bishop’s University (2012-present). Her recent research focuses on information sharing in international missions. | Twitter: @SaMyMarBru
Major General Patrick Cammaert (retired) has served as the UN Force Commander in Ethiopia/Eritera, as General Officer Commanding the Easter Division in MONUC in DR Congo, and as the Military Advisor to the UN Secretary-General and DPKO.
El Ghassim Wane is the Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations and the United Nations | Twitter: @elghassimw
Amanda Lucey is a Senior Researcher in the Peace Operations and Peacebuilding Division of ISS Pretoria
Jacqueline Cochrane is a communications specialist at ISS Africa
Devon Haynie is news editor, international for U.S. News. | Twitter: @DevonHaynie
Lee Berthiaume Canadian Press defence and veterans affairs reporter. | Twitter: @leeberthiaume
Richard Warnica is a writer at the National Post | Twitter: @richardwarnica
Ryan Rappa is a data specialist at the Center on International Cooperation. 2016 Global Peace Operations Review Strategic Summary | UN Peace Operation by the Numbers
Emily Paddon Rhoads is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Swarthmore College
Tanisha Hewanpola is a career diplomat in the Australian foreign service. Most recently, she co-chaired the intergovernmental negotiations of the UN Security Council, and General Assembly, leading to the adoption of the 2016 Peacebuilding Architecture Review resolutions (commonly known as the 'Sustaining Peace' resolutions). | Twitter: @Tanisha_H
Kristoffer Tarp is an analyst at the Danish Institute for International Studies. Twitter |@KristofferTarp
Hannah Dönges is a PhD candidate studying the protection of civilians (POC) in armed con-flict. She has travelled several times to South Sudan as part of her research and in this essay reflects on some of her observations of how this key part of the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is working in the field. Twitter | @HannahDonges Read More...
Marie-France Chatin est une journaliste chez Radio France Internationale
Barbara Crossette is a fellow of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies at the Graduate Center of CUNY, a contributing editor and writer to Pass Blue, and the United Nations correspondent for The Nation.
Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin is the permanent representative of India to the United Nations. Twitter: | @AkbaruddinIndia
Gustavo de Carvalho, Senior Researcher and Onnie Kok, Researcher, Peace Operations and Peacebuilding Division, ISS Pretoria | Twitter: @gb_decarvalho
Johnathan Rozen is an independent researcher and writer based in Toronto | Twitter: @rozen_jonathan
Ashraf Swelam is the Director of the Cairo Center for Conflict Resolution and Peacekeeping in Africa (CCCPA). Twitter: @Swelamiat
Adriana Abdenur is a Fellow at Instituto Igarapé in Rio de Janeiro. | Twitter: @AAbdenur
Karim Hafez is a researcher at CCCPA.| Twitter: @Karimhafez90
Bert Koenders is the Minister of Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the former Special Representative the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).
Scott Sheeran is a Counsellor at the New Zealand Permanent Mission to the United Nations and on leave from the School of Law and Human Rights Centre, University of Essex.
Haidi Willmot is currently on leave from the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations.
Ambassador Aguibou Diarrah is head of the AUPB in the Peace and Security Department
Jeni Whalan is a Senior Research Fellow of the University of Queensland’s School of Political Science and International Studies and the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. Twitter: @JeniWhalan
Louise Olsson is Senior Advisor on Gender, Peace, and Security at the Folke Bernadotte Academy. Twitter: @LouiseKOlsson
Oscar Fernandez-Taranco is the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support.
Gillian Bird is the permanent representative of Australia to the United Nations in New York.
Ismael A. Gaspar Martins in the permanent representative of Angola to the United Nations in New York.
Ambassador Frederic Ngoga Gateretse is the Head of the Early Warning and Conflict Prevention Division in the AU Peace and Security Department.
Ian Johnstone is a Professor of International Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. He also holds an appointment as non-resident senior fellow at the Center on International Cooperation, New York University.
Riana Paneras is a Senior Researcher, within the Peace Operations and Peacebuilding Division of ISS Africa
Liezelle Kumalo is a Junior Researcher, within the Peace Operations and Peacebuilding Division of ISS Africa
Mogens Lykketoft is the President of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly. | Twitter: @UN_PGA
Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah is a Mauritanian diplomat who was a senior United Nations official.
Ourania S. Yancopoulos, a United Nations intern in 2015, will earn her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Statistics from Columbia College at Columbia University in May 2016.
Dr. Robert Muggah is a specialist in security and development and oversees research at the Igarapé Institute.
Onnie Kok is a Researcher of Peace Operations and Peacebuilding Division, ISS Pretoria
Cedric de Coning is a senior researcher with the Peace Operations and Peacebuilding Research Group at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs and the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) Twitter: @CedricdeConing
Gizem Sucuoglu is a Senior Program Manager at the Center on International Cooperation | Twitter: @gizmous
Lesley Connolly is a former Research Assistant on the Global Peace Operations Review Program at the New York University’s Center on International Cooperation. She has recently joined the Center for Peace Operations at the International Peace Institute. Previously, Ms. Connolly was a Senior Program Officer in the Peacebuilding Unit at the Afri Read More...
Hanny Megally is a Senior Fellow at the Center on International Cooperation. | Twitter: @hmegally
Dr Elsina Wainwright is a Visiting Senior Fellow at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation (CIC). She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor and Non-Resident Fellow at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. Twitter: @Elsinawrigh
Melissa Kent is a Reporter / Producer at CBC Radio-Canada
Ralph Mamiya is the Team Leader of the Protection of Civilians Team in DPKO and a co-editor of The Protection of Civilians in International Law (forthcoming May 2016, Oxford University Press). The paper on which this essay was based was drafted when the author was an independent consultant and represents only his personal views, not those of any cu Read More...
Gabriel Domínguez is a Journalist and Editor at Deutsche Welle, Asia Desk
Tamrat Samuel is a non-resident fellow at the Center on International Cooperation.
Severine Autesserre is an Associate Professor of Political Science, specializing in international relations and African studies, at Barnard College, Columbia University (USA). She works on civil wars, peacebuilding, peacekeeping, humanitarian aid, and African politics. | Twitter: @severinear
Jean-Marie Guéhenno is president of the International Crisis Group and non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and the Center on International Cooperation. From 2000 until 2008 he was Under Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations. | Twitter: @JGuehenno
Joachim A. Koops is Dean of Vesalius College, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Research Professor at the VUB’s Institute for European Studies and Director of the Global Governance Institute (GGI). |Twitter:@JoeKoops
Anne Marie Goetz is a Clinical Professor at the Center for Global Affairs, New York University Center for Global Affairs, New York University. | Twitter: @amgoetz
Jean Arnault was a member of the High-level Independent Panel on Peace Operations (HIPPO) and is a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Center on International Cooperation (CIC). He has been the head of UN peace operations in Afghanistan, Burundi, Georgia, and Guatemala.
James Traub is a fellow at the Center on International Cooperation. "Terms of Engagement," his column for ForeignPolicy.com, runs weekly. | Twitter: @JamesTraub1
Yf Reykers is a PhD fellow of the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO). He has been conducting his research at the Leuven International and European Studies (LINES) Institute since October 2013. His research focuses on the relationship between the United Nations Security Council and regional organisations in peace and security related dossiers. | Read More...
Sarah Hearn is Associate Director and Senior Fellow at the Center on International Cooperation. She oversees CIC's Global Development program. | Twitter: @SarahEHearn
John Karlsrud is a Senior Research Fellow and Manager of Training for Peace at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI). | Twitter: @johnkarlsrud
Dr. Alexandra Novosseloff is Senior Visiting Fellow at the Center on International Cooperation of New York University. | Twitter: @DeSachenka
Rob Jenkins is a professor of political science at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, and the author of Peacebuilding: From Concept to Commission (Routledge, 2013). Rob Jenkins is the co-author of Missed Opportunities: Gender and the UN’s Peacebuilding and Peace Operations Reports with Anne Marie Goetz
Alischa Kugel is a CIC consultant and as a former Senior Program Officer at CIC was a contributor to and editor of the Global Peace Operations Review. | Twitter: @AlischaKugel 2015 Global Peace Operations Review Strategic Summary | Changing Realties : New Dimensions in Peace Operations
Bart M.J. Szewczyk is a member of the Policy Planning Staff, Office of the Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State. This views expressed in his writing for the Global Peace Operations Review do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the U.S. government
Nora Gordon is a Foreign Service Officer at U.S. Department of State.
Dr. Barnett R. Rubin is a Senior Fellow and Associate Director of CIC’s Afghanistan Pakistan Regional Program. | Twitter: @BRRubin
Jim Della-Giacoma is the Deputy Director of the Center on International Cooperation. | Twitter: @jimdella 2016 Global Peace Operations Review Strategic Summary | UN Peace Operation by the Numbers
At the time of Mr. Burke's contribution to the Global Peace Operations Review, he was an associate fellow at the Foundation for International Relations and Foreign Dialogue.
Sarah Cliffe is the Director of the Center on International Cooperation at NYU. | Twitter: @sarah_cliffe
Waheguru Pal Singh (WPS) Sidhu is Senior Fellow for Foreign Policy at the Brookings India Centre and Brookings Institution. He is also a non-resident Senior Fellow at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation (CIC). Sidhu is also a guest faculty member at the NATO Defense College in Rome and a regular columnist for Mint newspaper Read More...
Peter Nadin is an independent researcher based in Sydney, Australia. He is the author along with Patrick Cammaert and Vesselin Popovski of ‘Spoiler Groups and UN Peacekeeping’ (London: IISS/Routledge, 2015) | Twitter: @PeteNadin
Teresa Whitfield is the Senior Adviser to the President & Head of Front Office at the International Crisis Group; an earlier draft of this article was completed when she was Senior Adviser to the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue. | Twitter: @WhitfieldTeresa
Jason K. Stearns is the director of the Congo Research Group at the Center on International Cooperation, New York University. | Twitter: @jasonkstearns
Richard Gowan is a non-resident fellow at the Center on International Cooperation, where he was previously research director. He is also a fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, teaches conflict resolution at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs, and writes a weekly column (“Diplomatic Fallout”) for World Poli Read More...
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Karin Landgren is a non-resident visiting fellow at the Center on International Cooperation. |Twitter: @LandgrenKarin