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The Future of United Nations Peace Operations: Implementation of the Recommendations of the High-level Independent Panel on Peace Operations (
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10 Trends in Peace Operations

The last two years have seen a surge in peace operations. As the data in this review shows, UN deployments grew by 8.5% in 2013 and 2014 to involve over 100,000 soldiers and police officers. In the same period, NATO drew down its presence in Afghanis Read More...

A Background to the Report of the High-Level Panel on Peace Operations

A year ago, when the Secretary-General put forward the idea of a new review of peacekeeping operations, he naturally referred to the Brahimi report. He argued that as the 15-year anniversary of that report approached, it was necessary “to take stoc Read More...

A more secure world – Our shared responsibility – Report of the Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change (
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An Agenda for Peace Preventive diplomacy, peacemaking and peacekeeping (
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Can Attack Helicopters Save U.N. Peacekeeping?

Does U.N. peacekeeping matter? President Barack Obama believes that it does — and he has advocated the cause more forcefully than any of his predecessors since George H. W. Bush, who once looked to the U.N. to help forge a “new world order.” Th Read More...

Civilian Capacity in the Aftermath of Conflict – Report of the Secretary-General (CIVCAP) (
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European militaries need to pull their weight (
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Fixing UN Peacekeeping Operations: The World’s Most Complicated Army

It has been almost a year since a sweeping assessment of United Nations peacekeeping operations by experts recommended significant changes from top to bottom: a reformed hierarchy in New York and greater coordination and discipline among military con Read More...

Hurry Up and Wait: EU Battlegroups and a UN Rapid Reaction Force

Throughout its public discourse, the EU keeps expressing a strong commitment toward supporting the UN in maintaining international peace and security. This includes habitually recommitting to deploying the EU Battlegroups. There have been many calls Read More...

Is the UN really moving toward gender equality?

New research raises the question of whether the UN is burying statistics on gender representation in order to cover up lack of progress. The United Nation’s founding charter highlights not only the mission “to save succeeding generations from th Read More...

La Professionnalisation du Maintien de la Paix des Nations Unies ou le travail de Sisyphe

Les critiques à l’égard du maintien de la paix des Nations Unies, de ses Casques bleus, sont nombreuses et font souvent, plus que ses succès, les gros titres de la presse nationale ou internationale ; le maintien de la paix subit les railleries Read More...

Leaders Summit on Peacekeeping (
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New Trends in United Nations led Peacekeeping: Canadian Global Perspectives (
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One Humanity : Shared Responsibility (
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Overall Policy Matters Pertaining to Special Political Missions – Report of the Secretary-General (
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Preventive Diplomacy: Delivering Results (
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Report of the African Union-United Nations Panel on Modalities for Support to African Union Peacekeeping Operations (Prodi Report) (
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Report on the Panel on United Nations Peace Operations (Brahimi Report) (
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Restructuring the UN Secretariat to Strengthen Preventative Diplomacy and Peace Operations

Since 1945, the United Nations has helped support many successful peace processes and protected millions of civilians around the world.  Peace operations deliver results: research estimates suggest that the presence of a UN peace keeping mission can Read More...

Restructuring the UN Secretariat to Strengthen Preventative Diplomacy and Peace Operations (
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Review of the United Nations Peacebuilding Architecture (
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Statement by the President of the Security Council (
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Supplement to an Agenda for Peace (
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The Challenge of Sustaining Peace: Report of the Advisory Group of Experts for the 2015 Review of the United Nations Peacebuilding Architecture (
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The Hazards of the Peculiar UN-NATO Relationship

More than two decades ago, the UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali in An Agenda for Peace highlighted the necessity of regional support “to lighten the burden of the Council”. He called it “a matter of delegation”. One organization tha Read More...

The Next Secretary-General, Secretariat Reform, And the Vexed Question of Senior Appointments (
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The UN Panel on Peace Operations: Getting the Politics Right?

All peace operations are political. Ian Martin wrote an essay with that title in CIC’s first Review of Political Missions in 2010. It is unsurprising, then, that the report of the High-Level Panel on Peace Operations of which he has been a prominen Read More...

UN Peace Operations in Violent and Asymmetric Threat Environments (
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UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial: London Communiqué (
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United Nations Political Missions – Report of the Secretary-General (
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Uniting Our Strengths for Peace, Politics, Partnership and People (HIPPO Report) (
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When should blue helmets walk away from a conflict?

The renewed crisis in South Sudan is turning into a decisive test for the United Nations. There is a growing international outcry over reports that local forces raped and killed civilians almost in front of UN peacekeepers. The Security Council has s Read More...

With “Sustaining Peace” can the UN turn rhetoric into action?

In April 2015, Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza announced that he would be seeking a third-term of office—a move that his opponents decried as unconstitutional. Protests and clashes between opposition supporters and security forces followed. A Read More...