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December 29, 2014
UN Resolution 1325: Where are the Women?

By Sarah Bosha: 

“We can no longer afford to minimize or ignore the contributions of women and girls to all stages of conflict resolution, peace-making, peace-building, peacekeeping

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December 23, 2014 / By Rachel Stohl
US Must Take Lead in Tackling Arms Trade

By Rachel Stohl: 

ISIS, al Qaeda, weapons of mass destruction -- it's easy to understand why these threats to global stability consistently make the headlines. But it doesn't take a

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November 25, 2014 / By Jenna Stern
The African Union’s New Focus: Reducing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in Peacekeeping

By Jenna Stern: 

Today marks the fifteenth anniversary of United Nations (U.N.) International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. As we recognize the vulnerability of

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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 UN Peacekeeping Mission

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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