This IPI paper analyzes the recent history of relations between the UN Security Council and the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) with respect to peace operations.
February 21, 2012 | 1:34pm
The Human Security Report 2005: War and Peace in the 21st Century documents a dramatic, but largely unknown, decline in the number of wars, genocides, and human rights abuse over the past decade.
This study, commissioned by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), set out to identify and document those strategies and practices that have enabled humanitarian organisations to maintain effective operations in contexts characterised by high security risks.
May 22, 2011 | 8:08pm
The idea of “security” must extend well beyond its traditional military dimension to encompass
The purpose of this public health risk assessment is to provide health professionals in United Nations agencies, nongovernmental organizations, international and local organizations, donor agencies and local authorities, who are currently working with populations affected by the emergency in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, with up-to-date technical guidance on the major public health threats faced by the civilian population affected by the current civil unrest in the country.
This report looks at the role of the United Nations in the field of rule of law in conflict and post-conflict societies.
Business and Human Rights: Mapping International Standards of Responsibility and Accountability for Corporate Acts
This is a report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises.
This paper critiques the view underlying the free market approach to poverty reduction that the poor are “resilient and creative entrepreneurs and value-conscious consumers”.
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