The Future of UN Peace Operations

Thursday, September 17–
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
U.N. peacekeepers drive their tank as they patrol past the deserted Kibati village near Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, August 7, 2013. Reuters/Thomas Mukoya
Speakers

General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations

Paul D. Williams

Associate Professor of International Affairs, The George Washington University

David Haeri

Chief of Staff ad interim and Director of the Policy, Evaluation, and Training Division, Departments of Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support, United Nations

The speakers assessed the current challenges facing UN peace operations and also discussed the future contribution of the United States, prior to the summit hosted by the Obama administration in late September on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. 

This meeting is made possible by the generous support of Carnegie Corporation of New York and will be on the record.

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