Reports


Three Years After A4P, Empowering Women In Peacekeeping Remains Top Priority

Within the United Nations, peacekeeping is one of the most effective tools for promoting and maintaining international peace and security. However, U.N. peacekeeping faces numerous challenges to effective implementation, undermining its ability to deliver on its mandates and contribute to long-term, sustainable peace. Of these challenges, the direct participation of

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The Martyr's Memorial Monument in Mekele, a copper-colored statue of several curly-haired revolutionaries advancing across a plinth.

Ethiopia: Political Conflict Gives Rise To Civil War

Attacks between the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (T.P.F.L.), a political party established in the north Ethiopian region of Tigray, are growing into an increasingly dangerous civil war. The conflict began to unfold when Abiy Ahmed became Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in

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Critical Action For Syria’s Brighter Future

It is no secret that Syria has had a long and complicated history, with its conflicts stretching across ten years with no apparent solution on the horizon. The Syrian Civil War, which has completely devastated the entire country and its neighbours, is a complex conflict that involves several nations, rebel

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Turkey Raises Issue Of Uyghur Genocide With Chinese Minister

On March 25th, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu raised the issue of Uyghur Muslims during talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. This followed several protests against the horrid treatment of the ethnic group in the Chinese autonomous region of Xinjiang. Over 1,000 protestors had gathered in the Turkish capital

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Indonesian Schoolgirls “Bullied” Into Religious Clothing

In Indonesia, schoolgirls are often forced or bullied into religious dress codes, despite the national motto of “unity in diversity.” The country is known for having a diverse population from numerous backgrounds and has claimed to celebrate those differences. However, Indonesia has the largest Islamic population in the entire world,

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China’s Belt And Road Initiative: The Risks For Democracy And Implications For International Development

In 2013, China introduced the Belt and Road initiative (BRI); an intercontinental infrastructure project to provide long-term economic prosperity and interconnectedness by linking nations’ economies from East Asia, Africa, Eurasia and Europe. The states that are part of this international economic arrangement account for the majority of the world population

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The Geopolitics Of The Modern Space Race

There is no doubt that the world is in a new space age. In the last ten years, the world has witnessed rapid development in space technology and rapidly growing tensions between world powers. The same principles define the geopolitics of space as those on the ground. What sets space

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