Discussion Paper on Armed Conflict: Mediation, Conciliation, and Peacekeeping

The forum on this Discussion Paper is now closed. Thanks to all who contributed. The policy paper on this topic is forthcoming.

Questions considered:
1) How should the multilateral system, and the UN in particular, best frame its approach to armed conflict through mediation, conciliation and peacekeeping?

2) In light of the analysis put forth in the paper, what is your reaction to the policy recommendations and what other recommendations, if any, would you propose?

3) Any other views, observations or questions that should be addressed with regards to this paper?