Engaging New Players in Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Author: Kristi Flaherty

Peace Policy March 2104

International peacekeeping missions have become more robust and multi-dimensional, involving diverse civilian and military actors. At the same time, civil society and regional organizations are taking on increasingly important roles in peacebuilding and development.

New posts in the March 2014 issue of Peace Policy:

Lisa Schirch and David Cortright describe the urgent need for new standards for civil-military relations based on support for democracy and human rights. More »

Kristen Wall and Rachel Fairhurst highlight the crucial role of civil society in engaging with fragile and conflict-affected states. More »

Sarah Smiles Persinger addresses the importance of regional organizations in peacebuilding. More »

About Peace Policy

Peace Policy offers research-based insights, commentary, and solutions to the global challenge of violent conflict. Each issue features the writing of scholars and practitioners who investigate the causes of violent conflict and who seek to contribute to effective solutions and alternatives to the use of force.

Peace Policy is edited by David Cortright, director of policy studies at the Kroc Institute, dcortrig@nd.edu.

Visit the latest issue of Peace Policy at peacepolicy.nd.edu