Event: Peacekeeping Early Warning and Response Tracking Systems and the Protection of Civilians in Mali

On May 20, 2021, CIVIC participated in the New York University Center for International Cooperation Early Warning / Early Action Practitioners Workshop. CIVIC convened a panel of our own researchers—alongside representatives of the UN Operations and Crisis Centre (UNOCC) and the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)—to discuss recent advances on peacekeeping early…

Security Council Overcomes Division to Adopt a MINUSMA Mandate that Advances Protection of Civilians Language

By Josh Jorgensen and Seán Smith   On Tuesday, June 29th, the UN Security Council renewed the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, MINUSMA, for another year. During negotiations, Council members were grappling with the impact of significant shifts that occurred over the last year in MINUSMA’s operating environment – two coups d’état;…