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Seven Opportunities for the UN in 2019-2020

Council of Despair? The Fragmentation of UN Diplomacy

Seizing the Moment: From Early Warning to Early Action

Exploiting Disorder: al-Qaeda and the Islamic State

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In The News

4 Aug 2019
A corto plazo, [la retirada del INF] apenas ofrece a Washington nuevas posibilidades en el plano militar. El País

Olga Oliker

Program Director, Europe and Central Asia
11 Jun 2019
While Russia is very keen for the Europeans to start funding Syrian reconstruction, most big EU donors want to set very strict conditions for doing so while Assad is in power. The National

Richard Gowan

UN Director
21 May 2019
On the whole UK diplomacy at the UN has been quite good on a number of issues. But the colonial legacy resonates so deeply at the general assembly. The Guardian

Richard Gowan

UN Director
12 May 2019
While China is increasingly active across the UN, other states are suspicious of its stances on human rights and development. But it is the indispensable power in climate talks now. AFP

Richard Gowan

UN Director
23 Apr 2019
This is definitely a moment where Germany and its EU allies are stepping up to show they stand beside multilateral values and principles even if the U.S. is walking away. Foreign Policy

Richard Gowan

UN Director
9 Mar 2019
The U.S. has a long history of seeking regime change and a much shorter list of successful endeavors. Politico

Robert Malley

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Commentary / Global

Three Troubling Trends at the UN Security Council

China and the West are increasingly at loggerheads in Turtle Bay. So are European capitals and Washington. The handling of African crises is contentious as well. Amid these frictions, it is the job of UN diplomats to keep channels for quiet communication up and running.

EU Watch List / Global

Watch List 2019 – Third Update

Watch List Updates complement International Crisis Group’s annual Watch List, most recently published in January 2019. These early-warning publications identify major conflict situations in which prompt action, driven or supported by the European Union and its member states, would generate stronger prospects for peace. The third update to the Watch List 2019 includes entries on Afghanistan, Nicaragua, Sudan and Yemen.

CrisisWatch 2019: A Global Overview of September Trends and October Alerts

The latest edition of Crisis Group's monthly conflict tracker highlights dangers of escalating conflict in Burkina Faso, DR Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Tunisia. But there are resolution opportunities in Sudan.

Commentary / Global

CrisisWatch 2019: August Trends & September Alerts

The latest edition of Crisis Group's monthly conflict tracker highlights dangers of escalating conflict in Cameroon, Kashmir, Lebanon, and Yemen. But there are also resolution opportunities in Afghanistan.

In Conversation with Isabelle Arradon

Originally published in The Brussels Binder

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