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The UN and Interntional Conflict Resolution. A Lecture by Robert H. Serry at RIAC

The event was the occasion for an extensive discussion on the evolution of the role of the United Nations in conflict resolution, from its origins until the current crisis of confidence it experiences On February 21, the Russian Council of International Affairs had the pleasure to welcome Robert H. Serry for a lecture on the UN and international ...

21.02.2020

Akihiko Tanaka: Trump Has Come to Recognise the Importance of the US-Japan Alliance System

... reflected on the 60th anniversary of the US-Japan Security Treaty, what President Trump's 'getting tough' stance means for the world and why Japan is open to cooperation with third parties in Africa On February 7, 2020, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted Professor Tanaka Akihiko, President of the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), for a round table on the topic “International Politics in East Asia and Japan. Prospects for Russia — Japan Cooperation”. In ...

17.02.2020

Meeting with Deputy Director General of Directorate General for Political Affairs and Security of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Gianluca Alberini

On February 11, 2020, Gianluca Alberini, Deputy Director General of Directorate General for Political Affairs and Security of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, visited Russian International Affairs Council. On February 11, 2020, Gianluca Alberini, Deputy Director General of Directorate General for Political Affairs and Security of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, visited Russian International Affairs Council. The Italian diplomat was informed ...

14.02.2020

The Answer to West Asia’s Recurring Wars Is Greater Regional Security Dialogue and Ownership

West Asia suffers from a regional systems failure in the absence of a sufficiently inclusive and viable regional security framework capable of preventing and defusing conflict The latest crisis in West Asia only underscores the international imperative and the region’s own conspicuous responsibility to find immediate and long-term solutions to the wicked security dilemmas of that theatre to stanch the recurring cycle of violence and conflict. Already tense ...

22.01.2020

Non-Economic Drivers of China’s Peacekeeping Operations in Africa

... whether China's involvement in the continent will have a negative or positive impact. Some scholars have questioned Beijing's reluctance to attach good governance practices to its financial assistance. On the other hand, some look at China's approach as a unique opportunity for countries in Africa, previously isolated by traditional western donors due to the lack of political reforms, to access funding. However, the fascination with the nature and approach of economic relations between China and Africa ...

17.01.2020

Global Implications of India’s Citizenship Amendment Act 2019

The contentious Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 has underlined the deep division within the country and in the international community There’s no doubt that nationwide protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 (CAA) in India has underlined the deep division within the country and ...

16.01.2020

Africa and Russia: Russia is important to make Africa The Place to be

... areas which the EU neglects. Germany in 2017 issued an open document "Africa and Europe - A new partnership for development, peace and a better future". The objective was sympathetic, but Germany's concept had a marked lack of focus on what counts for Africa today: Cities, business (incl. value-added exports), and modern job-creation. Russia is needed as partner with Africa. http://www.bmz.de/en/publications/type_of_publication/information_flyer/information_brochures/Materialie270_africa_marshallplan....

24.10.2019

How Dare You! The UN and the Climate Agenda

... Regime Today’s global climate agenda is supported by various international institutions, and its implementation involves a broad range of measures. We are talking about a complex international regime aimed at preventing climate change. The roles and functions of its elements are inconsistent and have changed over time due to a large number of factors. The United Nations plays a special role in this regime, as it is the UN mechanisms that are called upon to coordinate international efforts in combating ...

18.10.2019
 

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