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The Foundation for Achieving Seamless Territory (FAST), New York University’s Center on International Cooperation (CIC) and the Permanent Mission of Australia (with other Permanent Missions TBC) are pleased to invite you to the presentation of the collaborative project and publication “UN Peacekeeping Missions in Urban Environments: The Legacy of UNMIL.”

Nov 30, 2018
Humanitarian Crises

Urgent action is needed to bend the curve and accelerate the implementation of evidence-based violence reduction and prevention strategies that help those working at the national or local level. This event at Geneva Peace Week seeks to showcase early success stories in different countries to strengthen and transform preventative action, presenting the latest research by the International Peace Institute and the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Societies.

Nov 07, 2018

Associate Director Barnett Rubin will be in Delhi to discuss complex political, economic, and security challenges faced by Afghanistan with six experts from India, China, and the US.

Oct 23, 2018
Barnett Rubin

Associate Director David Steven will join a panel of speakers for the plenary session of PeaceCon 2018, entitled Global Policy Frameworks on Sustaining Peace: A Call for Collaborative and Collective Action.

Oct 24, 2018
David Steven

The government of Sierra Leone, in partnership with the 16+ ForumGlobal Alliance on Reporting on Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies, and Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies, will host a series of international events this week that bring together representatives from more than 40 countries to accelerate the delivery of peaceful, just and inclusive societies—a core component of Sustainable Development Goal 16 and its related goals (SDG16+)—in the lead up to the United Nations High-level Political Forum in 2019 (HLPF).

Oct 10, 2018

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Programs in Focus

  • China-U.S. Cooperation in Central and South Asia

    This publication examines the main cooperation fields between China and the US in Afghanistan and Pakistan in the post-NATO period. In doing so, this study looks at the initiation of various bilateral joint projects as a distinctive turning point in China-US relations. It argues that existence of such bilateral projects and cooperation in this region does not only produce added value for the countries in question but also have the potential to enhance the mutual relations between China and US. This study also reveals the main common priorities and practices between China and the US and concludes that they have a partial convergence in their attitude towards the infrastructure projects in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

  • All the President's Wealth: The Kabila Family Business

    For the past 20 months, the Congo Research Group has documented the vast and eclectic business portfolio of Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and his family. This report presents our conclusions, based almost entirely on legal documents.

    You can find the whole report and examine the underlying documents here

  • The Roadmap for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies: A Call to Action to Change our World

    The roadmap was developed by the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies, a group of member states, global partnerships, international organizations, and other partners.

    It is available in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese. For a summary, see the overview and presentation.

    The Pathfinders group is convened by the governments of Brazil, Sierra Leone, and Switzerland, with support from the Center on International Cooperation.

  • Global Peace Operations Review

    The Global Peace Operations Review is a website providing analysis and data on the spectrum of issues surrounding global peace and security, including civilian-led peacemaking and peacebuilding as well as uniformed peacekeeping by the United Nations, regional organizations and ad-hoc coalitions. The site’s objective is to contribute to the effectiveness of all peace operations.

    We seek to provide the most comprehensive overview of multilateral contributions to conflict prevention, peacemaking, peacekeeping, and post-conflict peacebuilding. In doing so, we seek to integrate thematic and cross-cutting issues including, but not limited to, the women, peace and security agenda and countering violent extremism.