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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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Our Guest This Week: the European Stability Initiative
Thinking of making a career as a policy analyst? Join Gerald Knaus, ESI Chairman, for a brown-bag lunch and career event on how to start a think-thank, followed by a screening of his documentary ‘Twilight of Heroes – Croatia, Europe and the International Tribunal’.
It tells the story of how Croatia has broken out of its isolation, came to terms with its recent past, opened up to the rest of Europe and its neighbours and, finally convinced the rest of Europe that it is ready to join the EU.
Thursday, 9 May 2013, 12.45pm, CEU Auditorium