Peacekeeping in Haiti: a laboratory for pacification in Rio de Janeiro?
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Peacekeeping in Haiti: a laboratory for pacification in Rio de Janeiro?

By Christoph Harig: With contingents of up to 3200 soldiers, over twice the number of the country’s current contribution to the UN Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), the Brazilian Armed Forces are at present occupying large parts of the favela agglomeration Complexo da Maré in Rio de Janeiro. After the mission in Alemão and Penha … Continue reading

Interview with Giandomenico Picco and Gabrielle Rifkind, authors of “The Fog of Peace: The Human Face of Conflict Resolution”
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Interview with Giandomenico Picco and Gabrielle Rifkind, authors of “The Fog of Peace: The Human Face of Conflict Resolution”

By Joana Cook, Managing Editor, Strife Giandomenico Picco served for over two decades as a UN official. Among other work, he led the UN efforts which brought about the release of many of the Western hostages from Lebanon and the agreement which ended the Iran-Iraq war. He has been a consultant in the private sector … Continue reading