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Building on Brahimi (
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UN Crisis Diplomacy and Peacekeeping: An Emergency Health Check (
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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...

Annual Review of Global Peace Operations 2006 (
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The first edition of the Annual Review of Global Peace Operations

Annual Review of Global Peace Operations 2007 (
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The second edition of the Annual Review of Global Peace Operations

Annual Review of Global Peace Operations 2007 Briefing Paper (
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Annual Review of Global Peace Operations 2007 Briefing Paper

Annual Review of Global Peace Operations 2008 (
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The third edition of the Annual Review of Global Peace Operations

Annual Review of Global Peace Operations 2009 (
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The fourth edition of the Annual Review of Global Peace Operations

Annual Review of Global Peace Operations 2012 (
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The seventh edition of the Annual Review of Global Peace Operations

Annual Review of Global Peace Operations 2013 (
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The eigth edition of the Annual Review of Global Peace Operations

Can U.N. peacekeepers fight terrorists? (
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Diplomacy in Action: Expanding the UN Security Council’s Role in Crisis and Conflict Prevention

The UN Security Council has the potential to play a greater direct role in crisis response and mediation not only in New York, but in the field. It has done so sporadically in the past. In its early years, the Council experimented with inter-governme Read More...

Editorial Team

Editor-in-Chief Jim Della-Giacoma Editorial Advisors Alexandra Novosseloff John Karlsrud Yf Reykers Data Specialist Alison Burt Ryan Rappa Research Assistants Lesley Connolly Rahel Kroeker Olivia Bergen Tyler Headley Alex Nyikos Co Read More...

European militaries need to pull their weight (
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European Military Contributions to UN Peace Operations in Africa

European forces have played a very limited military role in United Nations (UN) peace operations in Africa over the last two decades. In some periods, European personnel have accounted for less than 2% of the blue helmets on the continent. Yet there Read More...

European Military Contributions to UN Peace Operations in Africa – Maximizing Strategic Impact (
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Global Peace Operations Review Annual Compilation 2015 (
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The second edition of the Global Peace Operations Review Annual Compilation

Global Peace Operations Review Annual Compilation 2016 (
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The second edition of the Global Peace Operations Review Annual Compilation

Lessons from Multilateral Envoys

This is the first essay in a series of seven that looks at the role of multilateral envoys in peacemaking. Mediation was a central concern for the High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations convened in October 2014. The group had a deliberatel Read More...

Overcoming Helicopter Force Generation Challenges for UN Peacekeeping Operations (
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Peacekeeping at the Precipice: Is Everything Going Wrong for the UN? (
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Review of Political Missions 2010 (
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The first Review of Political Missions, covering over fifty civilian missions

Review of Political Missions 2012 (
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CIC's Political Missions 2012 highlights the activities of political missions

U.N. Peacekeeping : The Next Five Years (
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UN Peace Operations and Counter-Terrorism – A Bridge Too Far?

During the United Nations General Assembly, U.S. President Barack Obama chaired two summits – the first on peace operations on September 28, and one the following day on counter-terrorism. His participation in both demonstrated the level of commitm Read More...

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...