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November 2013

Conflict, Violence, and Instability in the Post-2015 Development Agenda Meeting Note

On April 26, 2013, the UN Foundation (UNF), Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO), the International Peace Institute (IPI), and the Post-2015 Development Team at the Executive Office of the Secretary-General jointly convened a workshop to assess the impact of conflict, violence, and instability on development. The meeting brought together members from the UN Secretariat, agencies, funds, and programs as well as outside experts to consider strategies for addressing the post-2015 development agenda.

This meeting note summarizes the key themes and ideas that emerged from these discussions.

Author: 

  • International Peace Institute

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October 2013

In & Around the UN

The New York office is pleased to share our most recent Newsletter, featuring articles on the crisis in Syria, sustainable development, women building peace, and QUNO's recognition as one of the world's 100 most influential actors in armed violence reduction.

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June 2013

In & Around the UN

QUNO New York newsletter from June 2013.

Features articles on:

  • Letter from the Director
  • Update from QUNO Geneva
  • Beijing Meeting on UN Peacemaking, Peacekeeping, and Peacebuilding
  • A Workshop for Incoming Members of the UN Peacebuilding Commission
  • The Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Comes to New York
  • Update on the Post-2015 Development Agenda
  • QUNO Annual Review

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December 2012

In & Around the UN

QUNO New York newsletter from December 2012.

Features articles on:

  • Letter from the Director
  • Update from QUNO Geneva
  • Crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Palestine Becomes a "Non-Member Observer State"
  • New Perspectives on Somalia

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September 2012

In & Around the UN

QUNO New York newsletter from September 2012.

Features articles on:

  • Fast-moving Changes in Myanmar
  • Letter from the Director
  • Update from QUNO Geneva
  • What Will Replace the Millennium Development Goals?
  • West Africa Reconciliation Conference
  • Grassroots Reconciliation in Burundi
  • QUNO-NY Staff Update

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June 2012

In & Around the UN

QUNO New York newsletter from June 2012.

Features articles on:

  • New Directions: Exploring Alternatives for a Peaceful Solution in Somalia
  • Letter from the Director
  • The joint QUNO Review
  • Consolidating Peace in Liberia and Sierra Leone
  • Sixth World Conference of Friends
  • Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
  • Update from QUNO Geneva
  • Meet Elisabeth
  • PA Corner

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June 2012

Putting the Pieces Together: Towards a Unified Approach to Prevention at the UN

A presention by QUNO New York Director Andrew Tomlinson at a seminar hosted by the United Nations Office at Geneva and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform (GPP) entitled: “20 Years of ‘An Agenda for Peace’: A New Vision for Conflict Prevention?”

Author: 

  • QUNO

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September 2011

In & Around the UN

QUNO New York newsletter from September 2011.

Features articles on:

  • From Reaction to Intervention: But What about Prevention?
  • Letter from the Director
  • Letter from QUNO-Geneva
  • Reconciliation and Transitional Justice in Burundi
  • Palestine and Statehood at the UN
  • How to Support QUNO New York 
  • QUNO Staff Update

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  • QUNO

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September 2011

Palestinian UN Bid: U.S. Should Press for Peace, Not Punishment

A joint statement of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), and the Quaker United Nations Office(QUNO) in New York  on the Palestinian quest for statehood recognition at the United Nations in September 2011. Includes recommendations for the Obama Administration and U.S. Congress.

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  • QUNO

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June 2011

In & Around the UN

QUNO New York newsletter from June 2011.

Features articles on:

  • Building Peace: From China to Africa and Back Again
  • Letter from the Director
  • Peacebuilding at the UN
  • Finding Hope for a Troubled World
  • Preventing Election Violence in Kenya
  • How to Support QUNO New York
  • QUNO Staff Update
  • The Changing Face of Violence

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  • QUNO

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June 2011

Joint Statement on Implementing the Responsibility to Protect

A joint statement by QUNO and the Genocide Prevention Program of the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution of George Mason University on the Occasion of the Informal Interactive Dialogue on the Role of Regional and Sub-regional Arrangements in Implementing the Responsibility to Protect (R2P).

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  • QUNO

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February 2011

Workshop for Incoming Members of the UN Peacebuilding Commission

Remarks given by QUNO New York Director Andrew Tomlinson at the "Workshop for Incoming Members of the UN Peacebuilding Commission (PBC)."

The workshop was co-hosted by the International Peace Institute and QUNO New York in collaboration with the UN Peacebuilding Support Office. Workshop topics included:

  • Building National Capacity
  • Resource Mobilization
  • Instruments of Engagement

Author: 

  • QUNO

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June 2010

In & Around the UN

QUNO New York newsletter from June 2010.

Features articles on:

  • Finding the Heart of Peacebuilding
  • Letter from the Director
  • Haiti: Earthquake Response
  • Learning from Somali Peace Processes
  • China’s Changing Role at the UN
  • Preventing Election Violence in Burundi
  • Healing and Reconciliation in DRC
  • QUNO Staff Changes
  • Nuclear Review Conference

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  • QUNO

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