In late December 2023, the UN Security Council signed on to a framework for channelling UN funds to African Union-led peacekeeping missions. In this Q&A, Crisis Group experts Daniel Forti and Liesl Louw-Vaudran unpack the agreement and its implications.
While a step forward in some ways such as congressional reporting requirements, the policy memorandum’s loopholes and limitations will only create additional processes and maintain the status quo.
With deadly conflict raging in countries across the continent, the African Union has much to do in helping make peace in the year ahead. This briefing identifies eight tasks in particular need of the organisation’s time and attention.
In this video, Crisis Group explores the causes behind the high rates of dissatisfaction with democracy and government institutions in Peru, which are higher than in any other country in Latin America.
Joe Biden's pressure on Israel must go beyond stern words and leaked angry conversations.
This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard is joined by Lahib Higel, Crisis Group’s Iraq expert, to discuss the recent escalation between U.S. forces and Iran-backed groups in Iraq and Syria and what it means for the presence of American troops in Iraq.
Crisis Group’s work preventing conflict and shaping peace has a positive influence on crises around the globe. This Impact Note highlights cases in Afghanistan, Colombia, Haiti, Myanmar, Nagorno-Karabakh, Sudan, Ukraine and the U.S., as well as our advocacy and research on climate and COP28.
No country in Latin America suffers higher rates of dissatisfaction with democracy and government institutions than Peru. Absent remedies for political polarisation and state dysfunction, the mass protests that rocked the country in late 2022 could easily recur, bringing comparably violent crackdowns.
Crisis Group responds to the latest mischaracterisations of its work.
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