UN Sanctions and Mediation: Establishing Evidence To Inform Practice

Dr Rebecca Brubaker, Professor Thomas Biersteker and Dr David Lanz presented the findings of their final report on UN Sanctions and Mediation.

Dr Rebecca Brubaker, along with her colleagues Professor Thomas Biersteker of the Graduate Institute, Geneva, and Dr David Lanz of Swisspeace, presented findings of their final report on UN Sanctions and Mediation: Establishing Evidence to Inform Practice in Geneva. Convened by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and the Graduate Institute, Geneva, in order to bring together Geneva-based diplomats, policymakers, practitioners and researchers to discuss the implications of the report’s findings for international policy and practice, with a special focus on specific cases, in particular Yemen, Libya and South Sudan. The three project managers presented their findings and subsequent sessions focused on the implementation of such findings to distill practical recommendations. A large number of Member States attended, including a number from Security Council members.

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