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Peace and Governance Programme
"research and capacity building to promote peace and good governance"

International Courses
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Mission Statement
Past research projects

Current Programme Areas and Research Projects

UN and International Order

Conflict and Security Studies

Human Rights and Ethics

Policy and Institutional Frameworks

The UN's Role in Democratization: Capacity-building in Transition and Consolidation

Fault lines of International legitimacy

The Ideas-Institutional Nexus: Exploring the Mind and Body of Global Governance

The Role of the Military in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Understanding and Managing Insurgent Movements

Refugees and Forced Displacement: International Security, Human Vulnerability and the State

Regional Cooperation and Conflict Prevention in the Transcaucasus

Researching Ethnic Conflict in Africa

Conflict Data Service (CDS)

Children in Armed Conflict in Africa (INTERACT Project)

Mass Crime and Postconflict Peacebuilding

Spoilers and Peace Processes

Human Trafficking: Structural Approaches to Understanding and Combating

Women And Children In Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Ethics in Action: The Successes, Compromises, and Setbacks of Transnational Human Rights and Humanitarian NGOs

The Politics of Apologies

Human Flows Across National Borders in Northeast Asia: Globalization, Regionalism, and Local Capacity Building

World Governance Assessment

Ethics and International Affairs

Contestation of Globalization: in Search for New Modes of Global Governance

Global Economic and Social Governance Project

Affiliated Institutions

For further information please contact:

Ms. Yoshie Sawada,
Peace and Governance Programme, United Nations University, 53-70 Jingumae 5-chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925, Japan. International tel: +81-3-3499-2811; International fax:+81-3-34067347;
Email: Yoshie Sawada

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