African perspectives on peacebuilding: emerging challenges and future prospects (WP1552)

Podcast

Nigeria offers a unique case study of the current threats to peace and security experienced across the African continent and in fact the globe. This panel discussion sought to offer an analysis of the present-day global peacebuilding challenges with a specific focus on Nigeria’s experiences and give an overview of the nature of contemporary peacebuilding […]

Security concerns of Eastern Europe (WP1441)

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We discuss the concerns of the countries on the eastern flank, how Western Europe is reacting and what indicators there are for other countries to be worried. Contributor: Jochen Bittner, Political Editor, Die Zeit, Hamburg

The future of peacebuilding in Africa (WP1417)

Podcast

We discuss what the priorities are, what needs to change and who should lead the conversations. Contributors: Funmi Olonisakin, Professor of Security, Leadership and Development, African Leadership Centre (ALC), King’s College London, Member, UN Advisory Group of Experts for the 2015 Review of the Peacebuilding Architecture Monde Muyangwa, Director, African Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center […]

The African Union in Mali and the Sahel (WP1417)

Podcast

President Pierre Buyoya discusses the importance and advantages of African Union leadership in African peace processes. We ask if there is a particular African dimension to violent extremism on the continent what unique tools are available for African leaders and institutions to tackle radicalisation and ‘home-grown’ terror. Contributor: President Pierre Buyoya, African Union High Representative […]

Conflict – how it is changing (WP1374)

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Discussing if conflict has changed or if we are dealing with more sophisticated weapons. Asking how you deal with the enemy when they don’t share the same rules and discussing if the UN is aware of what they are asking their peacekeepers to do. Contributors: Sam Daws, Director, Project on UN Governance and Reform, Centre […]

Transitional justice (WP1219)

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We discuss what transitional justice means and how processes are set up. We talk about the victims of what has gone wrong and the role of formal bodies and NGOs and finish by discussing when international engagement is helpful and when is it not. Contributors are: Pablo de Greiff, Special Rapporteur on the Promotion of […]

Sexual violence in conflict – prosecution of offenders (WP1199)

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We talk about how offenders are pursued and what the practicalities are of prosecution. We also discuss what the special features are that might apply to addressing prosecuting the perpetrators of sexual violence in conflict. Contributors are: Wivine Mumba Matipa, Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Ministry of Justice, Democratic Republic of the Congo Felicia […]

Sexual violence in conflict – collaboration between UN and Ministries [WP1199]

Podcast

After an explanation of the role of the Ministry of Gender and Development, we discuss how the UN addresses the problem and discuss protection, prevention and justice. We ask if the issue of violence against women is being seriously addressed. Contributors are: Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director, UN Women, New York Julia Duncan-Cassell, Minister of […]

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