Global Governance to address Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons to prevent Armed Conflicts and promote Peace Author: Suchitra Rautela Joshi Somalia became a free country in 1960. It was then ruled by a dictator since 1969 until a civil war broke out with the collapse of the regime in
In this edition, we present an interview from 2019 with Betinna Tucci, Assistant Secretary-General and Controller of the United Nations Department of Management’s Office of Programme Planning, Budget and Accounts, in her first visit to the University for Peace. She shared her experiences as a woman in leadership positions in
Ideas for Peace Series – The role of the United Nations in Venezuela Venezuela is going through one of the most complicated crises in the world. There is a constant and progressive deterioration of the legal and political institutions and the economic situation; which has increased social inequalities and poverty.
El coronel tiene quien le escriba Autor: José Roberto Padilla Rivera Traducido al inglés por Ana Elena Acon Universidad para la Paz. San José, Costa Rica. 18 de mayo de 2021 Coronel, Destacamento militar de las fuerzas revolucionarias en el litoral Atlántico Dueño del mejor gallo del Departamento. En algún
This article compares the 2020 Netflix movie Sergio with the 2008 biography that inspired it: Chasing the Flame: One Man’s Fight to Save the World, written by Samantha Power. Both tell the real-life story of Sergio Vieira de Mello, the Brazilian philosopher and UN diplomat who was the main target
The Central African Republic (CAR) has been suffering from long-lasting conflicts and is now required to establish the rule of law through Transitional Justice. Transitional justice is for the recovery of countries devastated by conflict. The United Nations describes Transitional Justice as ‘the full range of processes and mechanisms associated
Joe Schumacher quizzes Elizabeth Griffin of Essex University on her Amnesty International sponsored inquiry into Human Rights and the Justice system in Afghanistan. She argues for a bigger role for the UN and greater emphasis on security first.