UN Peacekeeping Operations at a Crossroads: The Implementation of Protection Mandates in Contested and Congested Spaces
The Protection of Civilians remains a critical feature of United Nations (UN) peacekeeping operations, offering unique support to populations at risk in fragile and failing states, with a focus on long-term stability and peace. Hosting nations are, however, increasingly engaging the support of bilaterally deployed forces and private military contractors to achieve military and security […]
In December 2021, in the context of mounting political tensions and growing insecurity in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will decide whether to renew the mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). The state of […]
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has a long history of violent conflict and political crises involving national, regional and non-state actors.
On 4 November 2019, as part of the Geneva Peace Week, the Effectiveness of Peace Operations Network (EPON), the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) co-organized a seminar on how peace operations can help to prevent conflict and contribute to achieving the SDGs. The objective of the […]
This report assesses the extent to which the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) is achieving its current strategic objectives and what impact the Mission has had on the political and security situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), especially in the eastern part of the country where it is mostly deployed.
A Podcast interview with Dr Alexandra Novosseloff, Non Resident Senior Fellow at the Brian Urquhart Center for Peace Operations of the International Peace Institute (IPI).
Norsk utenrikspolitisk institutt NUPI.
By Researching the Effectiveness of Peace Operations Network