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International Organization based in Japan

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12 Oct 2017 description

The new UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has made prevention his top priority.

12 Oct 2017 description

The new UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has made prevention his top priority.

12 Oct 2017 description

A Thematic Paper for the United Nations - World Bank Study on Conflict Prevention

12 Oct 2017 description

The new UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has made prevention his top priority. Conflict prevention is now understood not only in terms of averting the outbreak, but also the continuation, escalation and recurrence, of conflict. The Secretary-General has recognised that in order for the UN to shift from its current, largely reactive, posture to a prevention-oriented approach, it will need to better integrate its peace and security, development and human rights pillars of work.

31 May 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

This paper seeks to address three interconnected policy questions:

  • First how do global illicit flows impact on local conflict dynamics? Are there specific conceptual features that can be identified that may assist us to analyse this phenomenon across cases?

  • By understanding these, second, what can be done to limit the negative impact of organised crime on violent conflict? Are new ideas required or is it only a question of recalibrating existing policy alternatives?

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18 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 23 Nov 2017 United Nations University

United Nations University Objectives:

03 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 29 Oct 2017 United Nations University

Description of organization

The United Nations University (UNU) is an international community of scholars, engaged in research, postgraduate teaching and capacity development, and dissemination of knowledge in furthering the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations. The mission of the UNU is to contribute, through research and capacity building, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems that are the concern of the United Nations and its Member States. For more information, please visit http://unu.edu.

03 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 29 Oct 2017 United Nations University

United Nations University Objectives: