The second edition of the Annual Review of Global Peace Operations was published by Lynn Reinner Publishers on 1 February 2007 and can be downloaded here

Praise for the Annual Review:

"A splendid anthology of facts and figures cleverly and attractively presented"—Ramesh Thakur, International Journal

Providing humanitarian assistance amid conflict has always been a dangerous and difficult endevour; however, over the last decade aid worker casualties tripled, reaching over 100 deaths per year. From 2005 onwards the largest numbers of violent attacks on humanitarian personnel have been concentrated in a small number of countries representing the most difficult and volatile operating environments. Attacks in some of these settings have also grown more lethal and sophisticated and the number of kidnappings has risen dramatically.

The Aid Worker Security Database (AWSD) records major incidents of violence against aid workers, with incident reports from 1997 through the present. Initiated in 2005, to date the AWSD remains the single most comprehensive global source of this data, providing a much-needed quantitative evidence base for analysis of the changing security environment for civilian aid operations. For more detail on the AWSD click here.

Across the Middle East, the year 2011 already appears destined to be a period of upheaval. It is not yet clear how the dramatic events of January and February will influence the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but three factors suggest that this year will also be one of change for Palestinians and Israelis.

Apr 04, 2011
Elizabeth Sellwood
Middle East

The Annual Review of Global Peace Operations and the Review of Political Missions have evolved into the Global Peace Operations Review, an interactive web-portal presenting in-depth analysis and detailed data on military peacekeeping operations and civilian-led political missions by the United Nations, regional organizations, and ad-hoc coalitions. The website can be accessed here Global Peace Operations Review

The Annual Review of Global Peace Operations and the Review of Political Missions have evolved into the Global Peace Operations Review, an interactive web-portal presenting in-depth analysis and detailed data on military peacekeeping operations and civilian-led political missions by the United Nations, regional organizations, and ad-hoc coalitions. The website can be accessed here Global Peace Operations Review

The third edition of the Annual Review of Global Peace Operations was published by Lynn Reinner Publishers on 3 March 2008 and can be downloaded here

UN peacekeeping is increasingly under strain – over-deployed, heavily-mandated and under-resourced. This state of overstretch, coupled with continuing demand for new missions, presents a fundamental strategic challenge for the UN and its members. To adapt to the challenges facing peace operations, the international community must examine options for institutional improvements in UN peacekeeping as well as strategies for responding to emerging global trends.

On June 7, 2012 a high-level panel shared their personal experiences in strengthening rule of law during highly complex political transitions as well as their past work with international agencies such as UNDP.

Annual Review of Global Peace Operations 2012

On Thursday 19 April 2012, the Center on International Cooperation (CIC) and the Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF) hosted a launch of the Annual review of Global Peace Operations 2012:

Peace Operations and the Extension of State Authority : The Experiences of Libya and South Sudan

Apr 27, 2012
Center on International Cooperation