What Does New Momentum For UN Peace and Security Really Mean
- Gustavo De Carvalho, Jonathan Rozen
- Content Type
- Working Paper
- Global Peace Operations Review
- A famous maxim of uncertain origin defines insanity as doing the same thing repeatedly, but expecting different results. In her opening statement at the United Nations (UN) High-Level Thematic Debate on Peace and Security, Nobel Peace laureate Leymah Gbowee used this definition to describe challenges faced by UN engagements in peace operations and peacebuilding.
The 10-11 May meeting, called by the president of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) and themed In a world in risks: a new commitment for peace, provided a platform to reflect on current challenges to international peace and security. These focused, in particular, on responses to the 2015 reviews on peace operations, peacebuilding, and women, peace and security.
- Security, International Cooperation, United Nations, Peace
- Political Geography
- Global Focus