Panel Discussion: Engendering Sustainable Peace: Toward a Victim-Centric, Gender Aware and Culturally Sensitive UN Peacekeeping Framework

National Democratic Institute 455 Massachusetts Ave NW, 8th Floor, Board Room, Washington D.C., DC, United States

Proposals for a standing United Nations (UN) peacekeeping body – often referred to as a UN Emergency Peace Service (UNEPS) – have percolated for decades in order to prevent armed conflict and atrocity crimes, protect civilians at extreme risk, ensure prompt start-up of peace-keeping operations, and provide immediate humanitarian assistance in emergencies. However, these discussions have not […]