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This conference report captures the discussions and recommendations that emerged during the two-day Challenges Annual Forum, hosted by the Government of Canada, and themed A4P: Improving on Political Strategy, Peacebuilding,…
Peace operations present recurring polarities to leaders leading them. Leading polarity is not well understood. This paper presents an approach to how collectives can lead in polarized contexts. Polarities are…
The Challenges Annual Forum 2019 was hosted 10 to 11 June in Montreal by the Government of Canada. More than 120 participants from 30 countries. The theme for the annual forum was A4P-Improving on Political Strategy, Peacebuilding, Mission Management and Transitions to Enduring Peace.
The A4P identifies, in addition to seven other building blocks, the improvement of partnerships. Essentially, the focus on improving partnerships is to deepen the collective commitment of the UN and relevant international organisations including the African Union (AU) to collaboration and planning.
Represented by 50 peace operations organizations and departments