Conflict Zones and Human Rights

Peacebuilding provides political support to nations transitioning from conflict towards a self-sustaining peace. Stimson experts work with actors to determine the root causes of conflict and provide solutions to counter forces that jeopardize a durable peace.


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Current Research

September 17, 2019 | EXPERT: Hannah Haegeland

As China expands its investments around the world, its incentives to foster and promote stability grow, as does its third-party leverage to influence state behavior. READ MORE

August 27, 2019 | EXPERT: Jason Li

In 1955, Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai advocated for and supported the adoption of a ten-point “declaration on promotion of world peace and cooperation” at the Afro-Asian Conference in Bandung, Indonesia. READ MORE

August 27, 2019

该演示从冲突调解方的角度展现了数十年的停火监控和管理的专业经验。它不仅突出了从战场到政治对话中的艰难过渡,也为深陷战火中的国家指明了方向。该陈述以“一带一路沿线国家民族冲突与中国建设性作用”之名在于2019年5月7日举办的史汀生中心北京对话中做了首次展示。 READ MORE

August 27, 2019

This presentation offers decades of expertise on ceasefire monitoring and management from an expert within the conflict mediation field. READ MORE

August 27, 2019 | EXPERT: Jason Li

August 27, 2019 | EXPERT: Jason Li

Kenneth A. Schultz is professor of political science and CISAC affiliated faculty member at Stanford University. READ MORE

August 27, 2019 | EXPERT: Hannah Haegeland

随着中国在全球投资的扩大,其孕育和促进稳定的激励机制也逐步增强,其影响国家行为的第三方杠杆也越来越大。"一带一路"倡议(BRI)是中国全球地缘政治和经济扩张的核心机制,从中国贯穿西亚和印度洋一直延伸到非洲和欧洲。像BRI这样的广泛的经济联系倡议使中国面临新的风险,这引发了一个问题,即中国在促进和平与稳定方面的利益是否或如何改变。南亚次大陆是中巴经济走廊(CPEC)所在地, CPEC 是BRI投资项目的国家旗舰项目,该次大陆提供了一个案例研究——这些新投资和其伴随的风险对于中国这一潜在中介者在调解国与国争端中的角色意味着什么。 READ MORE

August 27, 2019 | EXPERT: Jason Li

1955年,中国国务院总理周恩来在印度尼西亚万隆举行的亚非会议上主张并支持通过《关于促进世界和平与合作宣言》的十项原则。此后,最后公报中的一项原则,"不干预或干涉他国内政",成为中国外交政策奉行的基石之一。在默认的互惠原则基础上,这种"互不干涉政策"也使中国放弃了干涉别国内政的能力。 READ MORE

May 1, 2019 | EXPERT: Victoria K. Holt

April 30, 2019 - Tori Holt tesified in front of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Human Rights and International Organizations, a part of the House Foreign Affairs Committees in the U.S. READ MORE

April 12, 2018 | EXPERT: Richard Ponzio

March 13, 2018 | EXPERT: Aditi Gorur

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

February 23, 2018 | EXPERT: Richard Ponzio

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres’ much anticipated Report on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace was recently released, in the READ MORE

December 21, 2017 | EXPERT: Richard Ponzio , EXPERT: William Durch

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

September 25, 2017 | EXPERT: Agnieszka Paczynska

The ascension of China in a globalized world presents a number of challenges and opportunities in the sphere of conflict prevention, post-conflict reconstruction, and peacebuilding. READ MORE

September 25, 2017 | EXPERT: Agnieszka Paczynska

Over the past two decades there have been significant shifts in international economic dynamics and a gradual restructuring of global political relationships and collaborations. READ MORE

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