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Executive Course on Field Analysis in Fragile States and Transitions: Apply Now
The Fragile State Analysis course, which will be held 19-21 June 2013 in Budapest, will provide participants with insights into field-based research on early warning, prevention and resolution of violent conflicts and transitions in fragile states. Focusing on key practical techniques, policy interventions and presentation, the course is aimed at building skills for those whose work involves dealing with countries undergoing rapid, destabilizing change. Download brochure and apply now
Challenges to Peace in the Balkans Remain, Practitioners Say at SPP Roundtable
Almost 20 years since the Dayton peace agreement, a decade after the Ohrid agreement, and five years since Kosovo's independence, the SPP policy panel 'Building Sustainable Peace in the Western Balkans: A View From Practitioners' took stock of the peace building efforts in the former Yugoslavia, identified lessons learned and sketched out the way ahead. It also discussed relevant lessons from peace-building efforts elsewhere.
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Migration Policy Institute and SPP host high-level event in Athens for senior government leaders
The retreat, held on 13-14 May, discussed the 'whole of government' approach needed to manage the most pressing migration issues facing Greece, especially in light of global structural changes, ongoing geopolitical developments, and deepening demographically induced crises. It brought together European Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, five Greek ministers and deputy ministers, the UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, and several experts.
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