Post Tagged with: "UN"

Interview – Kate Ferguson

Interview – Kate Ferguson

Kate Ferguson talks to us about identity-based violence, the rise in mass-atrocities, the effectiveness of R2P, and the relationship between academia and policy-making.

Interview – Anne Sisson Runyan

Interview – Anne Sisson Runyan

Anne Sisson Runyan discusses the importance of International Women’s Day, gender and IR, intersectionality, gender balance in academia and decolonial feminism.

Revisiting Palestine’s Membership at the UN and Evolving Implications

Revisiting Palestine’s Membership at the UN and Evolving Implications

Palestine’s admission as a non-member observer State at the UN has presented evolving implications and promising possibilities for Palestine’s quest for recognition

Conflict Resolution and the UN Peacekeeping Operation in Côte d’Ivoire

Conflict Resolution and the UN Peacekeeping Operation in Côte d’Ivoire

Conflict resolution should be more than ending violence; it should be rebuilding a society and the ties among the population that were severed by conflict.

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Review – Inside the Foreign Office

This three-part documentary shows UK politicians and civil servants in action, explores what diplomats do, and the impact of Brexit with some amusing yet worrying footage.

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Matt Kirkland and a United Nations peacekeeper from Sri Lanka provide security for Haitian women receiving bags of rice for their families at a food distribution point in Carrefour, Haiti, Feb. 16, 2010. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Spike Call/Released)

The United Nations and Middle Eastern Security

With the presence of ISIS winding down, the war in Yemen, increasing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians and other regional issues the UN is able to fill the role of a moderating third party.

Interview – Elisabete Azevedo-Harman

Interview – Elisabete Azevedo-Harman

Elisabete Azevedo-Harman sheds light on the growth of communication, citizenship and technology in Africa and discusses Dhlakama’s legacy, democracy and President Nyusi.

Huntington’s ‘Clash of Civilizations’ Today: Responses and Developments

Huntington’s ‘Clash of Civilizations’ Today: Responses and Developments

The UN and moderate Muslims have stressed that interreligious and intercultural dialogue is the way forward. But, will politicians act accordingly?

Diplomacy and the End of Foreign Policy as We Know It

Diplomacy and the End of Foreign Policy as We Know It

The future global environment might depend less on the attractions of defining ‘rational actors’, and more on finding ways forward in much messier than before processes.

Online Resources – The United Nations

Online Resources – The United Nations

Everything you need to know about the United Nations in one multimedia resource collection.

The Immunity Dilemma: Peacekeepers’ Crimes and the UN’s Response

The Immunity Dilemma: Peacekeepers’ Crimes and the UN’s Response

While the unwillingness to levy accountability on peacekeepers is unsatisfying to victims it does not have to be determinant of the UN’s ability to prevent future crimes.

Interview – Mary Kaldor

Interview – Mary Kaldor

Prof. Kaldor explains new wars, discusses the conflict in Syria and the role of civil society, her approach to human security, and subterranean politics in Europe.

UN Security Council: Future Prospects for a Compromised Hegemon

UN Security Council: Future Prospects for a Compromised Hegemon

Animated by the interests of the strongest member states, the Security Council of the United Nations has become a global hegemon fractured by internal disagreement.

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