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The infrastructures of war and peace by Tore Listou

27th September 2021

Tore Listou was in 2020 a part of the EPON team completing a report on the UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID). The research report looked at the Effectiveness of UNAMID and was completed by a team of eight researchers. Partly based on research undertaken during the field visit to Darfur, …

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Annual General Meeting of the Effectiveness of Peace Operations Network 2020

8th December 2020

The third Annual General Meeting of the Effectiveness of Peace Operations Network (EPON) took place in a virtual format on Zoom on 24 November 2020, with over 50 partners participating. The EPON partners were briefed by EPON coordinator, Cedric de Coning, on the annual report, the Covid-19 situation, current research …

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Framing Peace Operations in a Changing Global Landscape

7th December 2020

Today is the first day of this year’s Virtual Challenges Annual Forum VCAF20, which runs from 7 to 11 December 2020, with the overarching theme “Framing Peace Operations in a Changing Global Landscape”. One of the EPON partners, the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) is co-hosting the event together …

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Food aid

The relationship between peace operations and humanitarian assistance: Enabling or harmful?

15th September 2020

On 9 September 2020, The Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies and EPON organized a joint webinar on the relationship between peacekeeping and humanitarian efforts.

The Future of Peace Operations

9th July 2020

What direction will peace operations take in short-, medium- and longer-term future? How will it be affected by COVID-19? How will peace operations be affected by the changing global order?

Peacekeepers

Are UN Peacekeeping Operations effective, and if so, at what exactly?

9th July 2020

How can peacekeepers use research about the effectiveness of peacekeeping operations to make their missions more effective? What kind of knowledge can we generate about the effectiveness of peacekeeping operations, and is it possible to predict if peacekeeping operations will be successful?

UN Peace Operations and COVID-19

Effectiveness of Peace Operations Network at Stockholm Forum 2020

5th June 2020

“Sustaining Peace in the Time of COVID-19” was the topic of this year’s Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development, convened online from 11–22 May 2020 by the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

Bangladeshi battalion

ISA at UNAI: “The United Nations At 75”

20th January 2020

Making UN Peace Operations more Inclusive and People-centered.

EPON joins Research Project on the Ethics of Peace Negotiations and Mediation

20th December 2019

What makes peace negotiations fair? This is the central question of the PRIO-led research project “On fair Terms: The Ethics of Peace Negotiations and Mediation”.

Future Directions AMISOM AU Peace Operations

Future Directions for AMISOM and AU Peace Operations: Research findings from the EPON and Training for Peace (TfP) projects

6th December 2019

On December 4, 2019, EPON and TfP organized a seminar hosted by the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa to present the findings of the EPON report on the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

Metal Detector

What is the impact of the UN missions in Mali and South Sudan?

27th May 2019

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.

Stockholm Forum for Peace and Development 2019

EPON at Stockholm Forum for Peace and Development 2019

18th May 2019

Does peacekeeping work? This was under scrutiny when the NUPI-led Effectiveness of Peace Operations (EPON) attended the 2019 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development.

EPON UNMISS

Effectiveness of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

15th March 2019

Today the UN Security Council will consider renewing the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UMMISS).

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