Conflict Zones and Human Rights
Peacekeeping helps countries recovering from conflict by creating conditions for lasting peace. Stimson experts make recommendations to help achieve a durable peace in conflict-affected states.
September 25, 2017 | TYPE: Issue Brief
The tallest building in Ethiopia, the African Union’s (AU) sleek new headquarters, is perhaps the most symbolic of Chinese involvement in overseas peace and security affairs. Constructed at a reported cost of more than $200 million,2 the building towers over the nearby Nyerere Peace and Security Building built with the support of German aid and the construction site of an annex being built by a Chinese company.
September 25, 2017 | EXPERT:
The tallest building in Ethiopia, the African Union’s (AU) sleek new headquarters, is perhaps the most symbolic of Chinese involvement in overseas peace and security affairs. READ MORE
August 30, 2017 | EXPERT:
The United Nations (U.N.) is mandated and resourced to prevent and respond to mass human suffering caused by conflict, natural disaster, and disease. Yet it is often criticized for failing to act in a timely way. READ MORE
August 28, 2017 | EXPERT:
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
April 3, 2017
By Elor Nkereuwem READ MORE
January 31, 2017 | EXPERT: , STAFF:
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