RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

This Special Report, published by ASPI, includes contributions from leading experts in the field, including Stimson Center experts, Victoria Holt, Managing Director, and Aditi Gorur, Senior Fellow and Dire READ MORE

March 13, 2018 | Report

A fundamental principle of United Nations (U.N.) peacekeeping is that missions deploy only with the consent of the main parties to a conflict, including the host-state government. READ MORE

Statement — Briefing on Democratic Republic of the Congo: An Update Aditi Gorur Director, Protecting Civilians in Conflict Program, Stimson Center House Foreign Affairs Committee Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Washington, DC READ MORE

Since 2014, MINUSCA — the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic — has worked to protect civilians and keep the peace. READ MORE

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January 31, 2017 | Report

Although United Nations (U.N.) peacekeeping missions are mandated in response to major national- or international-level conflicts, missions are often confronted with a variety of locally-driven conflicts once they deploy. READ MORE

December 14, 2016 | Stimson Spotlight

In 2004, the United Nations Security Council authorized the first stabilization mission in Haiti. Since then, it has authorized three more in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, and the Central African Republic. READ MORE

July 28, 2016 | Stimson Spotlight

By Aditi Gorur and Rachel Stohl: READ MORE

By Aditi Gorur:  READ MORE

Despite rhetoric and mandates that identify the protection of civilians as one of the highest priorities for U.N. peace operations, protection is often not treated as a priority on the ground. The report of the High-Level Independent Panel on U.N. READ MORE

January 13, 2016 | Stimson Spotlight

Following last night's State of the Union address — the last of Barack Obama's presidency — experts from the nonpartisan Stimson Center analyze and provide context on the president's remarks: READ MORE

December 14, 2015 | Issue Brief

Civil war has raged in South Sudan for two years. Horrific atrocities continue to be committed against the civilian population by both primary parties to the conflict as UNMISS has struggled to protect civilians within and beyond its protection of civilians (POC) sites. READ MORE

To commemorate the new partnership between the Stimson Center and the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, we convened a panel comprised of scholars and scholar/practitioners from both institutions. READ MORE