RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

By Victoria Holt and Glyn Taylor with Max Kelly In December 2009, the United Nations released a much-anticipated independent study, Protecting Civilians in the Context of UN Peacekeeping Operations: Successes, Setbacks and Remaining Challenges. READ MORE

In December 2009, the United Nations released a much-anticipated independent study, Protecting Civilians in the Context of UN Peacekeeping Operations: Successes, Setbacks and Remaining Challenges. READ MORE

United Nations Panels of Experts are small, civilian, fact-finding teams appointed by the United Nations (UN) Security Council to monitor the effectiveness of the targeted sanctions it imposes on those who threaten peace in war-torn regions. READ MORE

This report is based on a workshop, "Halting Widespread or Systematic Attacks on Civilians: Military Strategies and Operations Concepts," held at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center in Ghana in 2007. READ MORE

February 1, 2008 | Analysis and Briefings

This article contends that the William Clinton and George W. Bush administrations experienced similar transformations in their respective policies towards UN peace operations and nation-building. Although they began from nearly opposite perspectives, both came to remarkably READ MORE

Africa now hosts more peacekeepers than any other region. As of mid-2007, nearly 55,000 UN peacekeepers, about 65 percent of the total worldwide, were deployed to missions in Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia/Eritrea, READ MORE