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Reports and Policy Documents

2021

  • 1 سبتمبر 2021

    The Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) is pleased to present its Second Quarterly Report under the Multi-Year Appeal (MYA) covering the period from 1 April to 30 June 2021. Thanks to the generous support of our donors, DPPA was able to respond to opportunities, take risks and meet demand for preventive diplomacy, mediation, conflict resolution and peacebuilding – our core work. For more information, please contact DPPA’s Donor Relations Team at: dppa-donorrelations@un.org.

  • 9 يونيو 2021

    The Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) is pleased to present the Quarterly Report under the Multi-Year Appeal (MYA) covering the period from 1 January to 31 March 2021. The report highlights some of the activities made possible through the very generous support of our donors under the Multi-Year Appeal. For more information, please contact DPPA’s Donor Relations Team at: dppa-donorrelations@un.org.

  • 25 Mar 2021

    The report contains summary findings and recommendations drawn from four lessons-learned studies and two evaluations on a wide range of themes such as boundary dispute between Equatorial Guinea and Gabon; UN support to local mediation; UN transition in mission settings; Value-for-Money assessment of the MYA etc.

    To strengthen the Department’s accountability and organizational learning, DPPA commissions several evaluative exercises every year. Such exercises are confidential and cannot be shared in their entirety, but DPPA is committed to widely disseminate the executive summaries.

  • 18 يناير 2021

    In the current report, the evolving nature of armed conflict and violence is highlighted and seven major trends related to global peace and security today are examined. Areas of progress and areas in which solutions are still wanting are noted in the report, along with opportunities and persistent challenges faced by the international community.

2020

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2017

  • 15 Mar 2017

    This UN DPA guidance seeks to inform mediators and their teams, as well as conflict parties, about the principles and strategies for the effective inclusion of women, as well as a gendered perspective, in mediation processes. The guidance addresses mediation preparation, process design, and substantive issues including security arrangements, participation, constitutions, language and the implementation of peace agreements through a gender lens.

     

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2015

  • 12 فبراير 2015

    The guide aims to inform mediators and stakeholders addressing conflicts over natural resources - whether those disagreements are violent, have the potential to turn violent, or are part of a larger political struggle, including within a peace process. It draws on the field experiences of mediators and mediation experts.

2012

  • 21 يوليو 2012

    The Secretary General developed the United Nations Guidance for Effective Mediation in response to a request from the General Assembly (A/RES/65/283). The Guidance identifies a number of key fundamentals that should be considered in mediation processes: preparedness; consent; impartiality; inclusivity; national ownership; international law and normative frameworks; coherence; coordination and complementarity of the mediation effort; and quality peace agreements. The Guidance explains each fundamental, outlines some potential challenges and dilemmas facing mediators and offers some guidance.

     

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  • 18 يناير 2012

    The United Nations requires its mediators to address conflict-related sexual violence. This guidance offers mediators and their teams principles and strategies for including this critical peacebuilding and security concern in ceasefire and peace agreements. 

     

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2010

  • 3 يونيو 2010

    The main purpose of this manual is to familiarize new UN mediators with the range of skills used by their predecessors to carry out third-party mediation. The manual describes the current context in which UN mediation and “good offices” is carried out, offers advice and lessons from previous representatives and envoys, and suggests how the UN’s Mediation Support Unit can help to support the work of UN mediators. The manual is based on the UNITAR Programme for Briefing and Debriefing Special and Personal Representatives of the Secretary-General, which involved extensive interviews with UN representatives and envoys to determine lessons learned and best practices from their work.