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Civil and ethnic conflicts, inter-state wars, terrorism, poverty, the threat of weapons of mass destruction, the scourge of small arms, the negative impacts of economic globalization, human rights abuses, and the problems experienced by transitional and democratizing societies portray a challenging list of the problems that confront us today.
These issues demand a forward-looking, innovative approach, and one that conceptualizes peace and security in the broadest sense. It is in this spirit that the Peace and Governance Programme formulates and directs its projects at the UNU in collaboration with scholars, institutions and practitioners world-wide.
P&G projects take place in four areas:
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Ms. Yoshie Sawada
UNU Institute for Sustainability and Peace