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Termin: 18.06.2015 Uhrzeit: 17:00 - 19:00 ( Donnerstag )

Peacekeeping at the crossroads: Current challenges for the United Nations

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Referent/in: Conrad Schetter, BICC | Francesco Galtieri, UN Volunteers (UNV)
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UNat70 medium engl‘Peacekeeping’ was created during the Cold War to provide space for political solutions to inter-state conflicts and, ultimately, to avoid the escalation of regional conflicts into conflicts between geopolitical super powers. Today, peace operations are billion-dollar enterprises that involve hundreds of thousands of military, police and civilian personnel aroud the world. In some cases, the UN is even asked to wage war on rebel armies. The increase and diversity in the demands for peacekeeping and the intricate environments in which enormous challenges occur. What are the greatest challenges for the UN as a peacekeeper? What is needed to make it fit for future peacekeeping purposes? 

 

Speaker:

  • Conrad Schetter, Director for Research, Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC) 
  • Francesco Galtieri, Chief, Peace Programming Section, UN Volunteers (UNV)

 


  • Afterwards, we would like to invite you to a reception.
  • Please register online until 17.06.2015!
    Registrations will open on 28.05.2015.

 

The lecture series is co-organised by the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), the Forum Internationale Wissenschaft (fiw) and the Liaison Office International Academic Sciences of the UN City of Bonn.

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Öffentliche Veranstaltung: Ja
Ort: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Adresse: Tulpenfeld 6, 53113 Bonn
Weitere Informationen: http://www.fiw.uni-bonn.de/unat70
Veranstalter: Forum Internationale Wissenschaft
Allgemeines: Die Veranstaltungsreihe wird in englischer Sprache stattfinden.
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