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 […]
On 22 February 2022, The Effectiveness of Peace Operations Network (EPON), Training for Peace (TfP) and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) co-hosted a webinar on the mandate renewal of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). The discussion centered around the findings of the EPON report The United Nations Mission in South Sudan […]
Ahead of the March 2022 renewal of the mandate for the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the Effectiveness of Peace Operations Network (EPON) conducted an assessment focused on two core mandate areas: protection of civilians (PoC) and support for the peace process. Based on the assessment to follow, the report lays out several strategic […]
The Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS) was signed in 2018, but the agreement’s implementation is still currently in the early stages.
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 […]
On the occasion of the International Day of Peacekeeping (29 May 2019), NUPI hosted a seminar focusing on the effectiveness of the UN missions in Mali and South Sudan.
On the occasion of the International Day of Peacekeeping, NUPI has the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar with a focus on the effectiveness of the UN missions in Mali and South Sudan.
Today the UN Security Council will consider renewing the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UMMISS).
This report assesses the extent to which the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is achieving its current strategic objectives and what impact the Mission has had on the political and security situation in South Sudan.
What effect is UN peacekeeping having on the protection of people and the peace process in South Sudan?
A Podcast interview with Adam Day, Head of Programmes, United Nations University – Centre for Policy Research (UNU-CPR)