Can we improve civilian protection by studying how mass atrocities have ended in the past? UN Photo/Martine Perret
For over 100 years, the WPF has sought to educate about the waste and destructiveness of war and preparation for war.
WPF’s Alex de Waal has played a critical role with the AU in the search for peace in Sudan. UN Photo/Tim McKulka
Read Alex de Waal's analysis of recent events in South Sudan and Sudan.UN Photo.
Through graphics and images, Alex de Waal explains Sudan's predicament. Read more.
Memorandum prepared for the WPF’s seminar held 12 – 13 June, 2014: “The Political Marketplace”: Developing a Framework for Addressing the Real Politics of Coercion and Corruption. Memo also available as a pdf: Political Marketplace_de Waal.
This memorandum is intended to serve as an introduction to the framework of the “political marketplace,” [...]
In less than a week, Joko Widodo will be sworn in as Indonesia’s seventh president; the first without ties to its authoritarian past. Mr Widodo succeeds Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, marking the country’s first exchange of power between directly elected presidents. The election was fiercely contested but peaceful, and the role of the military was singled [...]
By Bridget Conley-Zilkic & Lauren Spink
While the precise details last night’s shooting of a young black man, Vonderrit Myers Jr. (18 years old), by a policeman in St. Louis, Missouri are still emerging, the events immediately triggered multiple causes for concern. This incident, like the August shooting of Michael Brown in the nearby town [...]