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Afghanistan: The International Community‚Äôs Role in Defeating the Insurgency

Speech to the NATO Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council Security Forum “Security Through Partnership”, in Astana, Kazakhstan on 25 June 2009. Thank you, Chairman. At events like this it appears that NGOs are expected to be provocative, at least in contrast to the more constrained presentations of government and NATO speakers. So, as the lone NGO voice […]

Presentation at public hearing of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

Presentation at the ICC, The Hague, 26 September, 2006. Like the other speakers I would like to thank the Prosecutor and his office for their remarkably transparent and consultative practices. My organisation, the International Crisis Group, works to prevent and resolve deadly conflict, so my comments will be focussed on the conflict prevention role of […]