Unless member states try to solve the contradictions in expectations, UN peacekeeping will not be fit for purpose in the future.
The number of personnel deployed in UN peacekeeping has slowly been decreasing.
There's much more going on in the world than the Trump impeachment and Brexit. Here are five momentous global stories to track in 2020.
Building a lasting peace in Afghanistan will take much more than an accord with the Taliban. In post-conflict nations, economic development and job creation are critical to national security.
The ideas about the Fourth Industrial Revolution being punted by the World Economic Forum will fail to contribute to economic growth and job creation, and will amplify existing inequalities.
Rwanda's government has taken concerted, deliberate steps over the past 25 years to build a strong health system.
Although cynical about today's political leaders, the views of young South Africans are surprisingly similar to those of the mid-1990s.
The current outbreak refuses to give in to efforts by an international team of health care workers, armed with vaccines and treatment that did not even exist during previous episodes.
City officials have not considered how approaches like mixed-use developments closer to the city centre might alleviate the housing shortage as well as protect Akure's green spaces.
The AU's new International Criminal Law Section offers a chance for the regional body to address root causes of conflict.
The popular uprising is an indication that al-Sisi's regime is not as stable as he would have the world believe.
Kenya announced plans in 2017 for a long-term action plan to end the institutionalisation of children.
By better understanding the politics and governance of African cities and variations across cities, we can identify feasible opportunities to improve informal traders' livelihoods.
Efforts to regulate the lucrative mining venture are not proving successful due to collusion and corruption.
The DRC's state and public administration didn’t disappear, but changed: they were being built from the ground up, tailor-made to local actors’ interests.
The writing and adoption of a constitution is merely the start point, not the end of constitutional literacy
The role and efficacy of the traditional crime-prevention measures in Iraye-Oke are widely acknowledged by people who live in the area.
More than two out of three displaced people are not refugees, but remain within their own country.
Resettlement plans for large infrastructure projects don't always go according to plan.
Because Helicobacter Pylori is contagious, treating it properly is key to preventing its spread.