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Paving Pathways to Peace Talks with Sanctions Exemptions?

Outlining the existing constellation of exemptions related to peace talks and identifying implications for policy practitioners.

02 Dec 2020


The Impact of COVID-19 on Humanitarian Access

Examining the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on humanitarian access and operations.

06 Apr 2021


Enhancing Due Process in UN Security Council Targeted Sanctions Regimes

Developing a new proposal to the UN Security Council for enhancing due process in UN targeted sanctions.

16 Sep 2023


Rule of Law and Sustaining Peace

How has the UN’s rule of law support contributed to lowering the risks of violent conflict?

25 Oct 2021


Developing Freedom

Establishing a clear case for the global development community to prioritize anti-slavery and anti-trafficking in development programming.

16 Sep 2023


Delta 8.7

Informing policies that contribute to achieving SDG Target 8.7 on modern slavery, human trafficking, and forced and child labour.

20 Mar 2023


Climate Change and Security: Perspectives from the Field

Examining the issue of climate-security from the perspective of UN field offices around the world.

20 Oct 2020


The Political Practice of Peacekeeping: How Strategies for Peace Operations are Developed and Implemented

Clear, evidence-based approaches for facilitating political resolutions to conflict.

11 Sep 2020


UN Sanctions and Humanitarian Action

Exploring the impacts of UN non-counter-terrorism sanctions on humanitarian action.

22 Aug 2023


The UN Security Council and Transitional Justice

How does Security Council language reflect the Council's approach to transitional justice, and what is the impact of this approach?

05 Mar 2021


What can the UN Security Council do on Climate and Security?

Examining how climate change and security risks trigger the Security Council's mandate for action.

21 Jul 2020


Back From the Brink: UN Preventive Diplomacy in West and Central Africa

The UN’s contribution to reducing the risk of conflict-related violence in The Gambia and Gabon.

25 Jun 2020


When Dictators Fall: Preventing Violent Conflict During Transitions From Authoritarian Rule

The contrasting ways countries transition out of authoritarian rule and how the UN can influence pathways away from violence.

25 May 2020


UN Sanctions and Mediation 2.0: Moving From Evidence To Impact

Building on SMP 1.0 to influence policy and practice and bridge the gap between the sanctions and mediation communities.

01 Dec 2023


Hybrid Conflict, Hybrid Peace: How Militias and Paramilitary Groups Shape Post-Conflict Transitions

The role of PGMs in conflict and post-conflict settings and how PGMs might help or hurt prospects for sustainable peacebuilding.

14 Apr 2020


Conflict Prevention in the Era of Climate Change: Adapting the UN to Climate-Security Risks

Supporting the UN and its partners to develop climate-sensitive conflict prevention approaches.

21 Mar 2020


Due Process in UN Targeted Sanctions

The potential to advance the UN Security Council's use of sanctions to achieve its strategic objectives.

21 Nov 2019


The United States' Current and Future Relationship With the United Nations

US policy towards the UN under the Trump administration and effective, multilateral approaches to the UN's engagement with the US.

02 Mar 2020


UN Transitions: Improving Security Council Practice in Mission Settings

The Security Council's historical evolution in overseeing UN transitions.

21 Jan 2020


Project: Conflict Prevention in the Sahel: Emerging Practice Across the UN

Supporting the UN’s understanding of the situation in the Sahel - and how it can better respond to current and emerging risks

13 Jan 2020