Senior Lecturer invited to contribute to UN panel

Dr Phillip Cunliffe, Senior Lecturer in International Conflict, has been invited to contribute to a briefing document for the first meeting of the UN Secretary General’s High Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations.

The Panel will make a comprehensive assessment of the state of UN peace operations today, and the emerging needs of the future.  It will consider a broad range of issues facing peace operations, including the changing nature of conflict, evolving mandates, good offices and peacebuilding challenges, managerial and administrative arrangements, planning, partnerships, human rights and protection of civilians, uniformed capabilities for peacekeeping operations and performance.

More information on the panel and its role in UN operations can be found here: