Sri Lanka’s history of unfulfilled commitments

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Thambu Kanagasabai

 

Extending the never ending history of grievances and sufferings of Tamils

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The Reform of the UN Security Council: Flaws and Obstacles

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Durodola Tosin

INTRODUCTION

The UN Security Council was created after the most destructive war in history to help the world respond to global security threats with overwhelming force if needed.

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Terrorism: A New Dimension of War

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Durodola Tosin

The international system is evolving; the structures that exist are either in decline or not meeting with the demands of global peace and security. The international system has gone through such a rapid transformation to the extent that the UN structures, as they were at the time of its establishment, are not making the UN function as effectively as expected by the majority of its membership.

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Discussing ‘Peacebuilding’ and ‘Post War Recovery’

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Anant Mishra

Nations that are gripped in war, at the final stage of conflict, have the obligation to transform from a state of war to a state of peace and stability. This period however is a phase of severe instability and economic slowdown in the region, thus the condition becomes extremely difficult for both regional and central government to tackle the equation all alone.

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Hard Truth with Anant Mishra: Efforts to Consolidate Peace in War torn Africa

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Anant Mishra

Introduction

“In the moment of crisis, the wise build bridges and the foolish build dams” – African Proverb. Continue reading “Hard Truth with Anant Mishra: Efforts to Consolidate Peace in War torn Africa”

The Role of Economic Policy in the Prevention of Conflict

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Anant Mishra

“If poverty and economic instability are so often the root causes of war, then getting the economics right is key to sustainable peace and preventing countries from falling back into conflict.  Effective governing institutions are also critical to building a lasting peace. ” – Marek Belka, former UNECE Executive Secretary.

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