By focusing solely on military responses to peace and security challenges, we have the defence tail wagging the entire dog of global affairs.
What exactly is “sustaining peace”? And how will the UN work within this new conceptual framework?
Although research demonstrates that peacekeeping missions, on balance, have a good track record, many of the practices, habits, and narratives that shape peacebuilders’ efforts on the ground are counterproductive. This, at least, is the argument put forward by Séverine Autesserre, researcher and associate professor at Columbia University, after conducting several years of ethnographic research in […]