ReportNov 30, 2023
Four scenarios for the future of multilateral peacebuilding and conflict prevention
By Peter Engelke, Anca Agachi, Imran Bayoumi
The scenarios on this page explore four alternative, plausible narratives envisioning the world in the mid-2030s, guided by dynamic interactions of drivers and trends highlighted in the larger The Future of Multilateral Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention report.
UkraineAlertNov 21, 2023
Ukraine aims to hold Russia accountable for heritage site attacks
By Mercedes Sapuppo
Ukraine is working to document Russian attacks on the country's cultural heritage that Ukrainians argue are part of a broader Kremlin campaign to erase Ukraine's national identity, writes Mercedes Sapuppo.
UkraineAlertOct 12, 2023
Russia’s Ukraine invasion highlights the need for fundamental UN reform
By Paul Niland
The full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine has highlighted the ineffectiveness of the current international security architecture and underlined the need for fundamental reform of the United Nations, writes Paul Niland.
ReportOct 5, 2023
International avenues to hold the Islamic Republic of Iran accountable for human rights violations
By Lisandra Novo, Celeste Kmiotek, Elise Baker, Gissou Nia
The Islamic Republic of Iran’s discriminatory domestic legal framework and brutal suppression of dissent have left Iranians looking for international responses to their plight. This report aims to provide an overview of and recommendations relating to international avenues for accountability for atrocity crimes and human-rights violations committed in Iran.
New AtlanticistOct 5, 2023
Gender apartheid is a horror. Now the United Nations can make it a crime against humanity.
By Gissou Nia
The international community has an opportunity to codify the crime of gender apartheid in the United Nations’ crimes against humanity treaty. Learn more about gender apartheid from the Atlantic Council’s Gissou Nia.
UkraineAlertSep 20, 2023
Zelenskyy tells United Nations: Russia is committing genocide in Ukraine
By Taras Kuzio
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told the UN this week that Russia is committing genocide in Ukraine. Efforts to legally prove genocidal intent will likely focus on the genocidal rhetoric of Putin and other Russian leaders, writes Taras Kuzio.
UkraineAlertAug 23, 2023
Putin’s Russia is trapped in genocidal denial over Ukrainian independence
By Mercedes Sapuppo
Russia’s longstanding denial of Ukrainian national identity and refusal to accept the reality of Ukrainian independence are now fueling an invasion that many view as genocidal in nature, writes Mercedes Sapuppo.
UkraineAlertAug 22, 2023
Belarus dictator Lukashenka must face justice for role in Russia’s Ukraine war
By Katie LaRoque
It is time for a serious conversation on how to hold Belarusian dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka accountable for his participation in Russia’s brutal full-scale invasion of Ukraine, writes Katie LaRoque.
In the NewsAug 21, 2023
McCarthy tapped to lead the US Head of Delegation and Lead Negotiator
By Deborah McCarthy
On August 21, it was announced that Transatlantic Security Initiative nonresident senior fellow Deborah McCarthy was designated as the US Head of Delegation and Lead Negotiator for the sixth negotiating session of the Ad Hoc Committee (AHC) to elaborate a UN cybercrime convention.