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Exit strategies and peace consolidation in state-building operations [WP965]

This conference discussed the following points:

  • What are the key political and organisational challenges to designing and implementing effective exit strategies for state-building operations?
  • Are exit strategies devised with clear overall objectives in mind?
  • When and under what conditions can exit be successfully achieved?
  • What are the criteria for evaluating the success of exit strategies?
  • What follow-on arrangements are needed to consolidate the peace after exit?
  • How can the UN, NATO and regional organisations manage the challenges of exit and transition better?

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