GPF's Anaïs De Meulder interviews Séverine Autesserre
Séverine Autesserre (Columbia University) talks about the failure of international peacebuilding efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). She highlights the importance of local tensions in the DRC and reflects on the United Nations' role in the country.
Interview with Cora Weiss
GPF's Catherine Defontaine interviews Cora Weiss.
Cora Weiss talks about her role as a peace activist. She also highlights the historical importance of Resolution 1325 and reflects on the role of women today.
Cora Weiss advocates the implementation of a culture of peace and gives us her thoughts on Occupy Wall Street. Cora Weiss reflects on the future of the peace movement.
Mel Duncan and Rolf Carriere describe the history of Nonviolent Peaceforce and its activities. They explain the concept of unarmed civilian peacekeeping which is the core doctrine of Nonviolent Peaceforce.
Rolf Carriere and Mel Duncan reflect on today's use of force to resolve situations of conflicts. They argue for the use of nonviolent means to overcome conflicts and work on reversing this widespread belief among governments and international organizations that conflicts can only be stopped by force and threat.
Interview with Jean-Marie Guéhenno
GPF's Catherine Defontaine interviews Jean-Marie Guéhenno.
Jean-Marie Guéhenno discusses the evolution of Peacekeeping operations since the end of the Cold War.
Jean-Marie Guéhenno discusses peacekeeping, its politics and current challenges.
Jean-Marie Guéhenno opens the debate on the future of Peacekeeping.
Interview with H.E. Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury
GPF Associate Harpreet K. Paul interviews H.E. Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury.
The Cochabamba World People's Conference and the Politics of Exclusion in International Climate Change Diplomacy
GPF Associate Kate Porter interviews H.E. Ambassador Pablo Solón about the Cochabamba World People's Conference and the global power structures of climate governance that limit democratic decision making on climate change.
"Blurring Lines:" The Integration of Military and Humanitarian Activities in Conflict Zones
GPF Associate Sarah Kleinman interviews Catherine Dumait-Harper, Former United Nations Delegate of Médecins Sans Frontières, about the hazards associated with blurring the lines between military and humantiarian operations in conflict zones.
The History of Iran's Nuclear Ambitions
Dr. Ervand Abrahamian of CUNY, Baruch College, sits down with GPF to discuss the historical context of Iran's nuclear program. He demonstrates that by understanding how Iranians and their government perceive their rights, their security, the United States and the United Nations, we can identify some of the steps that might be taken to constructively resolve the nuclear issue.
Nuclear Weapons: Creating and Enforcing Global Rules
John Burroughs, Executive Director of the Lawyers' Committee on Nuclear Policy in New York joined Global Policy Forum to discuss current debates over nuclear weapons, disarmament, and non-proliferation, and the laws global leaders have developed to address these pressing matters.
Global Policy Forum Associate Sarah Kleinman interviews Carne Ross, Founder and Executive Director of Independent Diplomat, about the "diplomatic deficit" and the politics of exclusion at the United Nations.
Global Policy Forum Associate Nadia Humayun interviews Barbara Adams about the challenges UN Women will face in achieving the MDGs.
June 21, 2010
Global Policy Forum Associate Sarah Kleinman interviews Gerald Martone, Director of Humanitarian Affairs for the International Rescue Committee, about the integration of civilian and military operations in conflict zones.
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