Stay updated with all the latest news and notices from the members of EPON.

UN peacekeepers

Is it time to review the basis for UN peacekeeping 71 years on?

29th May 2019

As demands on the UN become more complex, the International Day of Peacekeeping provides an opportunity to reflect on the underlying principles of UN peace operations.

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.

UN Peacekeepers

Realism should guide the next generation of UN peacekeeping

23rd May 2019

With peacekeeping under pressure, it is more useful to recalibrate expectations, learn from what has worked over the past seven decades, and refocus the UN on the more limited – but achievable – tasks that peacekeeping can deliver.

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.

Dilemmas of Peacekeeping

Dilemmas of peacekeeping: what we learnt from talking to people in South Sudan

23rd April 2019

The peacekeeping mission may be protecting 200,000 people in its sites, but there are more than two million displaced by conflict across the country.

South Sudan

South Sudan is at risk of new conflict. Can the UN protect its civilians?

18th April 2019

The peace process has seen progress, but there could be a relapse.


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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