Strategies for building awareness for the potential of peace education in Cameroon Ben Oru Mforndip
Special Report
Has Democracy Enhanced Development in Africa? Conrad John Masabo
Permanent Emergency Powers in France: The ‘Law to Strengthen Internal Security and the Fight Against Terrorism’ and the Protection of Human Rights Lena Muhs
Women’s Political Representation in Sri Lanka: Leading towards Prosperity or Peril Pujika Rathnayake
Lack of empathy as a threat to peace Victoria Scheyer
Comment II
The death of democracy in Honduras Daniel Bagheri S.
Berta Vive Daniel Bagheri Sarvestani
The Persons Who Changed the Lives of Terrorists and Criminals Surya Nath Prasad

Teaching Peace from Tales of the City: Peace Education through the Memoryscapes of Nagasaki Patporn Phoothong
Special Report
Reflections of Refugees in Africa Wyclife Ong'eta Mose
Challenges and prospects of AU to implement the Ezulwini Consensus: The case of collective security and the use of force Tunamsifu Shirambere Philippe
The Right to Food Shant Melkonian
Freedom of Expression Under Threat in Zambia Mariateresa Garrido
Douglas Janoff on LGBTQIA Human Rights Luciana Téllez
Common Things: Communication, Community, Communal Peacebuilding Lina Patricia Forero Martínez
The political Crisis of the 2017 Honduran Election Daniel Bagheri S.
Research Summary
Water Security in the Sixaola River Basin Adrián Martinez Blanco and Diana Ubico Durán
Reborn Arunima Chouguley
An Open Letter to the American People: Political Responsibility in the Nuclear Age Richard Falk, David Krieger, and Robert Laney


Comment II
  • The death of democracy in Honduras 01/29/2018
    Daniel Bagheri reports on the ongoing tensions in Honduras following the 2017 national elections.

  • The Plight of Iraqi Women 09/09/2013
    Years of war and insecurity in Iraq have had a devastating impact on society generally, and women in particular. Majid Ahmed Salih discusses the issues of gender inequality under Iraqi law, widowhood and orphanhood as results of war, and the exploitation of Iraqi women in the international sex industry.

  • The Bunga Bunga of the Security Council 06/29/2012
    Fausto Aarya De Santis gives an overview of the long-standing debate about security council reform, and asks the key question: can it really be changed at all? And if it can, what would an expanded, representative security council look like?

  • Tenuous Ties: Balancing Identity and Interest in Serbia and Kosovo 05/03/2012
    UPEACE MA candidate Ragan Dueker analyzes the unsettled conflict in Kosovo by addressing the role of Serbia's upcoming elections in the region’s political and economic future.

  • Jerarquía de Necesidades Sociales en América Latina. 03/31/2012
    Diego Corral examina la jerarquía de necesidades sociales en el contexto de América Latina, proponiendo una re-conceptualización de esa jerarquía para profundizar la democracia y disminuir la dependencia foránea a través de la justicia socioeconómica y la auto-actualización de las sociedades latinoamericanas.

  • Is Peace through Nonviolence Possible in AfPak? 03/19/2012
    Jahan Zeb comments on the enduring contribution of historical figure Bacha Khan to transforming conflict through nonviolence in Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.

  • Development in Reverse: The True Effects of Armed Conflict 12/26/2011
    University for Peace graduate student Andres Jimenez comments on the true costs of war through the lens of Paul Collier's concept of "development in reverse". Looking at conflict from a socioeconomic standpoint and recognizing the realities of armed conflict, Jimenez analyzes both the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and peacekeeping operations as part of what he deems necessary interventions to prevent widespread violence and civil war.

    David Krieger, President of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, comments on the continued threat of nuclear weapons 66 years after they were used to by the United States of America to destroy the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

  • Three Years After Independence, Kosovo Still Struggles For Recognition 02/17/2011
    A series of internal struggles, general economic and political turbulence, and a lack of widespread international recognition have ensured that Kosovo's first three years as an independent country have been fraught with difficulty. Martin Waehlisch and Behar Xharra comment on these challenges, emphasizing the importance of diplomacy in bringing peace and stability to the country and the region.

  • The Jewish Crisis: Notes from a Jewish Theology of Liberation During the Uprising in Egypt 02/09/2011
    Professor Marc Ellis discusses the recent unrest in Egypt (and across the Arab world) in light of Jewish history, the creation of Israel, and the Jewish Theology of Liberation.

  • Kefaya 02/08/2011

  • Re-examining the Nuclear Deterrence Theory 11/02/2010
    Aditi Malhotra revisits the theory of nuclear deterrence in light of current trends including nuclear proliferation, increasing mulipolarity in global power, and terrorism. The article concludes that the cold war logic of nuclear deterrence cannot be used to justify continued development and maintenance of nuclear weapons systems.

  • Paedophilia and Sacred Power 06/15/2010
    Pablo Richard discusses the crisis of credibility facing the Church in the wake of ongoing paedophilia scandals.

  • What Have They Done with My President? 12/04/2009
    Dr Liepold of peacexpeace responds to the Obama administration's escalation of the war in Afghanistan, arguing that true security in the country will come from development and community empowerment, not from troop surges and weaponry.

  • Statement on the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize 10/14/2009
    Obama should use the moral support of the Nobel prize to bolster his efforts to eliminate nuclear arms in our time.

  • On Violence: A Reappraisal of Hannah Arendt's General Theory of Violence 03/16/2007