Magazine edition: 3-2011

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The shadow of war

The shadow of war

Autumn 2011

The Autumn issue of New World is dedicated to peace and security.

In an exclusive interview, Alain Le Roy, outgoing head of UN peacekeeping, speaks about the successes and challenges of those who risk their lives for peace in other countries. Our cover feature puts the spotlight on children and armed conflict, with Marie Staunton, Chief Executive of Plan UK, focussing on 'girls in the shadow of war'.

To mark the 50th anniversary of the tragic death of Dag Hammarskjöld, the second UN Secretary-General, New World has collected reflections on his remarkable tenure of the 'world's most impossible job' and his lasting impact on international relations.