Magazine edition: 1-2015

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The game of global peace

The game of global peace

This issue of New World takes a close-up look at the UN’s peacekeeping and political missions.

Contributors include: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, head of UN Women, on empowering women in conflict zones; David Hannah, who has formerly served on the UN Mission in South Sudan, who describes the challenges and rewards of peacekeeping and Alischa Kugel of New York University, who writes on the UN’s preventive diplomacy tools.

You’ll also find a fascinating report from UNA-UK’s Peace & Security Programmes Officer, Alexandra Buskie, about her recent trip to Jordan where she met with the frontline UN agencies working to prevent the spill-over effects of regional conflict; a feature listing 10 troubling crises to watch in 2015 and a briefing on the evolution of UN peacekeeping.

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