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View Resource UNISPACE III

The official Website of the third UN Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (held July 19-30, 1999 in Vienna) offers numerous resources for interested users. These include a selection of background papers on UN space activities and the conference, reports from the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, resolutions and treaties, other related documents, press...

http://www.un.org/events/unispace3/
View Resource Report of the Panel on United Nations Peace Operations

In March of this year, Secretary-General Kofi Annan convened an independent panel to review UN peacekeeping activities and make recommendations for improvement. Wednesday, the UN posted the panel's report, together with Annan's full endorsement. From the links on the bottom of this page, users can access the full report in HTML or .pdf format, along with the executive summary, a summary of...

http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/55/305
View Resource Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Officially established in 1966, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) was first proposed by Prime Minister Tage Erlander of Sweden in 1964 who thought such an organization would be an appropriate way to commemorate the country's 150 years of continuous peace. The primary task of the Institute is to conduct "scientific research on questions of conflict and cooperation of...

https://www.sipri.org/
View Resource The Carter Center

After their tenure as chief executive of the United States, some presidents retire from public life, some become Supreme Court justices, and many of them continue their dedication to public service. The Carter Center at Emory University is testimony to Jimmy and Rosalynn's Carter commitment to public service. Established in 1982, the Carter Center is "committed to advancing human rights and...

https://www.cartercenter.org/index.html
View Resource Europe's Role in Nation-Building: From the Balkans to the Congo

When most people think of international peacekeeping work, they might immediately think of organizations like the United Nations or NATO. What they might not know is that in recent years the European Union (EU) has become a very active participant in operations in countries such as Sierra Leone and Cete d'Ivoire. These efforts haven't escaped the attention of policy analysts and scholars at the...

https://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG722.html