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July 28, 2014 / By
Perceptions of Security in Aweil North County, South Sudan

Aditi Gorur, Jok Madut Jok and Augustino Ting Mayai

The recent crisis in South Sudan highlights the importance of research on how civilians can and should be protected from deliberate

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July 28, 2014 / By
Perceptions of Security in Aweil North County, South Sudan

The recent crisis in South Sudan highlights the importance of research on how civilians can and should be protected from deliberate violence. In December 2013, fighting broke out across

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July 25, 2014 / By William Durch
Since the U.N.’s organizational “reboot”

By William Durch: 

In 1988, the great powers rediscovered the United Nations as an instrument of international security. In 1990, Stimson began its work monitoring and assessing the

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July 15, 2014 / By William Durch, Sofía Sebastián
UN Global Focal Point for Police, Justice and Corrections

William Durch and Sofia Sebastian

The United Nations (UN) Global Focal Point on Police, Justice and Corrections (GFP) is the most recent initiative in a decade of efforts to improve the

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July 10, 2014
Equipping a UN peacekeeping force for the future

By Jessica Sun: 

From UAVs to advanced mapping technology, the United Nations is turning to 21st century tools to meet modern peacekeeping challenges. According to Hervé Ladsous, the

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