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November 17, 2014 / By Alison Giffen, Aditi Gorur
UNMISS Faces ‘Hard Choices’ Preventing Violence, Protecting Civilians

In advance of new recommendations anticipated to be released today by the Secretary-General of the United Nations on the future of the U.N. peacekeeping operation in South Sudan

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November 17, 2014 / By Alison Giffen, Aditi Gorur
“Will They Protect Us for the Next 10 Years?” Challenges Faced by the UN Peacekeeping Mission in

The United Nations faces an unprecedented challenge in South Sudan. The country has been devastated by the civil war that broke out in December 2013, just two and a half years after

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October 21, 2014
Reducing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in African Union Peacekeeping

By Jenna Stern: 

One month ago, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a report that accused internationally-funded African Union peacekeepers in Somalia of raping women and girls as young

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September 25, 2014 / By Aditi Gorur
Perceptions of Security Among Internally Displaced Persons in Juba, South Sudan

Many Fear Violence in South Sudan as Nearly 100,000 Seek Shelter at UN 
Focus Group Findings Released on Eve of Major Peacekeeping Summit

View publication here.

For Immediate Release

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September 25, 2014 / By Rachel Stohl
Arms Trade Treaty Reaches Major Milestone

By Rachel Stohl:

The first global and legally binding treaty to regulate the cross-border trade in conventional weapons reached a major milestone today as 8 governments ratified the

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