In a presentation at the Institute of Advanced Study and the School of Public Policy at CEU, Senior Global Challenges Fellow Happymon Jacob discussed his ongoing research on the reasons behind the rise in ceasefire violations (CFVs) on the India-Pakistan border. "There's policy paralysis around CFVs," Jacob said. "People don't understand the underlying reasons and misattribute the cause-and-effect relationship."
Conflict and Human Security
“For one country R2P might be a hope, for another county it might be a curse. Where is that line? How can we be sure to react quickly and in a way to turn a potential curse into a hope?” R2P (responsibility to protect) is a topic that second-year MPA student Mastona Khalilova thinks about a lot – in part because of the friendships she has made with several MPA classmates who are from countries in which the international community’s decision to intervene – or not to intervene – has had momentous consequences for civilian populations.
Atrocities committed during war, genocide, and violent political conflict span the entire globe and many time periods.