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All talk and no action or no action without talk?

Peacekeeping will struggle to be successful if it is not viewed as legitimate by host country populations, donors, troop contributing countries and other beneficiaries. But it will equally struggle to be successful if it is not viewed as legitimate by DPKO staff themselves.

Bolstering civil society in Darwin’s paradise

In this blog Ecuadorian mediator Alicia Arias Salgado explains the crucial role of civil society in managing conflict within the country’s complex political context.

Girls banging the drum for peace

A conversation between two feminists about being young and advocating for youth engagement in peacebuilding.

Hammarskjöld’s personal push for peace

In this blog Love Calissendorff looks at Hammarskjöld engagement in the West Asia North African Region, defining the relevance of his approach from 50 years ago.

Going against the tide

How youth in the Democratic Republic of Congo are demanding a more active role in shaping the country’s future.