Daily Archives: December 4, 2018


Female Peacekeepers: A Silver Lining In The Ongoing Mali Conflict? 1

As the conflict wages on, the UN is making a conscious effort to employ more women as peacekeepers in their Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). The push for gender equality is not only to empower local women but also to improve conflict resolution. Force Commander Lieutenant General Gyllensporre […]


Peace Talks To Resolve Violence In Thailand’s Southern Provinces Stall Again

Negotiations aimed at ending the 14-year insurgency in Southern Thailand have again stalled, with the refusal this week of the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) guerrillas to enter peace talks with the Thai government. The withdrawal of the BRN, who is the strongest of seven separatist groups fighting for a self-governing […]