This week, defence ministers from around the world are meeting in a “UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial” in London, which follows on from the Leaders’ Summit on Peacekeeping in September 2015. A lot has changed since the first peacekeeping mission in 1956 (to address the Suez crisis), and some might even argue that UN peacekeeping is facing an identity, or even existential crisis at... Read More About Towards Better Peacekeeping? »
GPPAC is taking part in a global e-consultation on cooperative multistakeholder action hosted by the Stanley Foundation to capture key insights, experiences, and policy recommendations on making global governance more effective, legitimate, and accountable.The consultation takes place between 13 June and 24 July 24 and you can sign up here . Through his blog... Read More About E-Consultation on Cooperative Multistakeholder Action in Global Governance »
Following the conclusions of the negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda, GPPAC's UN Liaison Laura Ribeiro Pereira shares the following update for civil society organisations working in conflict prevention and peacebuilding: *** On Sunday 2nd August, the inter-governmental negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda came to an end and Member States... Read More About Update on Post-2015 Development Agenda »
Following the recent crisis unfolding in Burundi, this update comes from Pascal Richard, C oordinator of the Great Lakes Project of the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) and GPPAC network members ACCORD and NPI- Africa. ***** Burundi is facing a very worrying crisis with dozens dead or injured and more than 50´000 refugees that... Read More About Burundi crisis and GPPAC´s response »
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