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OCCASIONAL PAPER No. 4, AUGUST 2014
Police in UN Peace Operations: Evolving Roles and Requirements

The role of United Nations Police (UNPOL) in UN peace operations has changed dramatically since the turn of the century, in quantity and quality. Security Council mandates have charged UNPOL with operational as well as capacity-building duties, while mission operating environments have become steadily more difficult.

OCCASIONAL PAPER No. 3, MAY 2014
Capacity-building and Development of Host State Police: The Role of International Police

The UN Police Policy represents a significant achievement in setting out in one comprehensive overarching document the core functions and fundamental principles to guide the UN police in carrying out their mandated tasks.

OCCASIONAL PAPER No. 2, APRIL 2014
Evaluating Integrated Peace Operations

This paper reviews the state of the art on evaluating integrated peace operations. It examines the intersection between two prominent trends that have characterized peace operations over the past 10–15 years: the progressive integration of security and development objectives, and the increasing demand for comprehensive evaluation of policy interventions.

ANNUAL FORUM 2014
Building Capacity for Peace Operations in Response to Diversified Threats: What Lies Ahead?

The Challenges Annual Forum 2014 was hosted by the China Institute for International Strategic Studies and the Ministry of National Defence of China and held in Beijing in October 2014.

SEMINAR & THEMATIC MEETING, MARCH 2014, OSLO
Strategic Guidance Framework for International Police Peacekeeping

On 18 March a Challenges Forum Research Seminar took place in Oslo, hosted by Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) in association with UN Police Division. It examined the evolution on UN police peacekeeping; transnational organized crime and strategic perspectives on police capacity-building. Partly integrated, a three day thematic meeting on Police Capacity-building and Development followed the seminar, as part of the Strategic Guidance Framework for International Police Peacekeeping (SGF) process led by the UN Police Division.

International Crisis Group announces next President & CEO Jean-Marie Guéhenno

On the 7th of July it was announced that Challenges Forum’s Patron, Mr Guéhenno, will be the International Crisis Group’s next President and Chief Executive Officer.

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