RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

2018 will be a crucial year for the United Nations in its efforts to address fundamental peace and security challenges of a rapidly changing world. Central to the 2016 peacebuilding resolutions of the U.N. READ MORE

7 July 2017 – New York: The Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations, the Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy & Development, and the Stimson Center convened an informal scoping discussion at Columbia University Law School with members of the UN Group of Friends for S READ MORE

Professor Ibrahim Gambari (Co-Chair of the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance) delivered the John Holmes Memorial Lecture on "Security & Justice at a Crossroads: The Future of Global Governance," on June 17 at the Annual Meeting of the Academic Council on the UN System (A READ MORE

William Durch, Joris Larik, and Richard Ponzio's article "Just Security and the Crisis of Global Governance" is published in the READ MORE

The Stimson Center and The Hague Institute for Global Justice teamed up in 2014 to address critical global issues at the intersection of security and justice and build effective responses to them. To these ends, the two institutions built a major new project around a READ MORE

By Richard Ponzio and William Durch READ MORE

As the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance marks the U.S. launch of their new report Confronting the Crisis of Global Governance, Stimson Senior Associate William Durch discusses the significance of its recommendations. READ MORE

Former U.S. Secretary of State Dr. Madeleine Albright and former Nigerian Foreign Minister and UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Dr. Ibrahim Gambari present Confronting the Crisis of Global Governance, the pathbreaking new Report of the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance.  READ MORE

July 25, 2014 | Stimson Spotlight

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 U.N.’s organizational “reboot” as an element of the emerging new framework for global peace and security. READ MORE

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 coherence and quality of the UN’s rule of law support to crisis- and conflict-affected countries. READ MORE

March 12, 2014 | Stimson Spotlight

Will U.S. peacekeepers be heading to the West Bank? READ MORE

December 5, 2013 | Stimson Spotlight

UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) recently knocked down a nasty militia called M23 with a political-military punch that may become a model for dealing with rights-abusing armed groups elsewhere in Africa. READ MORE

In the past two decades, United Nations police have become an increasingly visible and important part of UN peacekeeping. As their roles have evolved from observing and reporting to training, reforming, operating alongside, and occasionally standing in for local police, the number of police required has also increased. READ MORE