Challenges Annual Forum Report 2011

Peace Operations Beyond the Horizon - Enabling Contributing Countries for the Future.

In 2011, the Cairo Regional Center for Training on Conflict Resolution & Peacekeeping in Africa (CCCPA) in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt invited the Challenges Partnership to a Challenges Strategic Seminar and Partners Meeting in Sharm El- Sheikh to address Peace Operations Beyond the Horizon – Enabling Contributing Countries for the Future.

Taking into account recent developments in Africa, the present report includes the deliberations and findings generated in Egypt. The International Community and Challenges Partners also met in New York to focus on the police dimension at the Challenges Police Forum hosted in cooperation with the UN Police Division. The Peacekeeping Partnership: Progress and Prospects; Considerations for Mission Leadership in UN Peacekeeping Operations; Rule of Law and Security Issues, Protection of Civilians, and the Challenges of Sexual Violence in Conflict, were other subjects addressed in New York and reported on in this volume.