Rwanda and the Challenges Forum: Exploring Ways of Collaboration


Rwanda is today the second largest troop and police contributor to peace operations in the world. On January 14-16, Challenges Forum International Secretariat (CFIS) visited Rwanda to learn more about… Read more »

  • Year : 2020

Implementing Action for Peacekeeping from a Field Perspective


With the purpose of promoting greater understanding, reflection and ownership of Action for Peacekeeping (A4P) at the mission level, the UN Department of Peace Operations (DPO) and its Division for… Read more »

  • Year : 2020

Meeting with Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS)


Challenges Forum International Secretariat visited partner institution IPSS in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 14 November. The purpose of the visit was to engage and learn more about IPSS and learn… Read more »

Challenges Forum Partners and its International Secretariat Participate in Aswan Forum Expert Workshop on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace in Africa 12-13 November


The expert workshop was organized by Challenges Forum partner Cairo International Center for Conflict Resolution, Peacekeeping & Peacebuilding (CCCPA) in partnership with the African Union Commission, the UN Peacebuilding Support… Read more »

  • Host country : Egypt
  • Year : 2019

Challenges Forum Visits Uruguay and SINOMAPA


How can Latin American perspectives on peace operations strengthen the work of the Challenges Forum? On 16 and 17 October, Dr. Björn Holmberg, Director of the Challenges Forum International Secretariat… Read more »

  • Year : 2019

Challenges Forum Visits Argentina and CAECOPAZ


On 15 and 16 October, Director of the International Secretariat for the Challenges Forum (CFIS), Dr. Björn Holmberg, visited Argentina to learn more about the country’s priorities on peace operations… Read more »

  • Year : 2019

Challenges Forum visits Peace Operations in Colombia


With the purpose of exploring the specific challenges and opportunities of Special Political Missions (SPM) regarding leadership and management, an area of strategic priority of our Partnership, the Challenges Forum… Read more »

  • Year : 2019

Challenges Forum Spoke on Training for Leadership at the IAPTC Annual Conference in Lima


Challenges Forum International Secretariat (CFIS) participated in the 25th International Association of Peacekeeping Training Centres (IAPTC) conference in Lima, Peru, 7-10 October. The theme of the conference was “Training for… Read more »

  • Host country : Peru - Peacekeeping Training Centre CECOPAZ
  • Year : 2019

Visit to Ethiopia and Rwanda


In September, the Challenges Forum International Secretariat (CFIS) visited the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) in Addis Ababa to discuss the Challenges Forum partnership and upcoming activities. At… Read more »

  • Host country : Ethiopia,Rwanda
  • Year : 2019

Register for Challenges Forum Webinar on Small Arms and Ammunitions Management in Peace Operations


On September 12, UTC 11:00-12:15 (Pretoria/Geneva 13:00-14:15), the Challenges Forum – in collaboration with the Challenges Forum Partner Institute for Security Studies (ISS), Small Arms Survey (SAS), and the International… Read more »