Robert Muggah

Urban Fragility: The Big Picture

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Robert Muggah, Research Director of the Igarapé Institute, presented a data visualisation on urban fragility developed with the support of UNU-CPR and others.

Changing Nature of Conflict | February 16, 2017 |

Sebastian von Einsiedel & Alexandra Pichler Fong

The Rise of High-Level Panels: Implications for the New UN Secretary-General

Five factors have emerged as key to the success of UN high-level panels: the potential to address an unmet demand; balanced composition; quality of product; management of politics; and follow-up.

UN Reform | January 31, 2017 |

Tuesday Reitano & Mark Shaw

People smuggling in Libya: You can’t bomb away a problem of economics

Europe seems to think force and arms are the solution to reducing people smuggling in the volatile and fluid Libya. Even Gaddafi knew better.

Changing Nature of Conflict | January 27, 2017 | ,

Ronak Patel & Leah Nosal

Defining the Resilient City

Development in Fragile Contexts | January 24, 2017 |