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What Is a Trust Fund and What Are the Benefits of One?

What Is a Trust Fund?<p>The Basics of Using Trust Funds to Protect and Preserve Wealth<p>Updated November 05, 2017<p>Trust funds are a great way to build …

Retirement

Organized crime, illicit economies, civil violence and international order: More complex than you think

By Vanda Felbab-BrownIn this essay, published in the Fall 2017 issue of <i>Dædalus</i>: “Civil Wars & Global Disorder: Threats & Opportunities,” Vanda …

South-east Asia

Colombia’s peace accords point the way to a solution. But will they be implemented?

By Adam IsacsonThe drug trade prolonged Colombia’s armed conflict well past its “natural” lifespan, providing insurgent groups with the money and …

South America

Fondo de Programas especiales para la Paz

Quienes Somos<p><b>De acuerdo con la Ley 368 de 1997 y el artículo 2.2.2.1.1 del Decreto 1081 de 2015, compilatorio del Decreto Reglamentario 2429 de …

United Nations Post-Conflict Multi-Partner Trust Fund for Colombia

<b>More than 700,000 Colombians benefited from UN Post-Conflict Fund initiatives</b><p><i>The first report of the United Nations Multipartner Trust Fund for the</i> …

United Nations

Colombia Peace Deal A Year Later: Violence and Drugs Surge Despite Advances

On November 24, 2016, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, also known as FARC, and the Colombian government with President Juan Manuel Santos …

Colombia's President Santos Meets With FARC To Assess Agreement

Colombian president Manuel Santos will meet with members of the Revolutionary Alternative Forces of the Commons, FARC, today to review the peace …

Colombian Rebels Suspend Election Campaign, Putting Peace Into Limbo

TUMACO, Colombia — The deal that ended decades of war in Colombia hinged on a simple formula: The rebels would surrender their weapons, and in exchange, earn the right to run for office in the country’s democracy.<p>But on Friday the former fighters said they were suspending their campaign. Their …

South America

ABC Jurisdicción Especial para la Paz

Group of Friends | United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

Resolving Conflict: Six Simple Steps to Keeping the Peace

One of the most challenging roles of an effective leader is that of "peacekeeper." Resolving conflicts in the workplace takes negotiation skills, patience, and a healthy dose of emotional intelligence (EI).<p>Wikipedia's definition of EI is: "the ability to identify, assess, and control the emotions …

A Simple Solution to Religious Conflict

Philip Jenkins warns readers that “the international politics of the coming decades are likely to revolve around interfaith conflict” (159). This …

Serbia 2017/2018

Impunity continued for crimes under international law. Slurs by officials and media close to the government created a toxic environment for …

Colombia 2017/2018

The civilian population, especially Indigenous Peoples, Afro-descendant and peasant farmer communities, and human rights defenders, continued to be …

UNMIK

Young people in Kosovo take action to combat violence against women

<i>Supported by UN Women and UNICEF Innovation Labs, young people in Kosovo have developed innovative solutions to address violence against women. An</i> …

World Report 2018: Rights Trends in Serbia/Kosovo

Serbia<p>There was limited progress in closing the gap between Serbia’s human rights obligations and its practice. Reception conditions for asylum …

Lasting solution for Kosovo could be found in 2018 - PM

Prime Minister Ana Brnabic has said in a radio interview with The Economist that 2018 is a year in which a lasting solution for Kosovo could be …

Europe

Kosovo president expects to reach historic deal with Serbia this year | Reuters

PRISTINA (Reuters) - Kosovo expects to resolve outstanding issues with Serbia this year by reaching an “historic” agreement that would pave the way for the Balkan country to get a seat at the United Nations, President Hashim Thaci said on Tuesday.<p>Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci reacts during an …

North Africa

Austrian vice-chancellor: Kosovo undoubtedly part of Serbia

Kosovo is without a doubt a part of Serbia, says Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache.<br>In an interview for Belgrade-based daily Politika …

Europe

Murder and mafia power shake Serbs in divided Kosovo

EU calls politician’s killing a ‘wake-up call’ 10 years after Kosovo’s independence<p>Sat, Feb 10, 2018, 05:01<p>Police keep watch now outside the office …

Europe

Kosovo drops objection to EU court

EU powers and the US have welcomed Kosovo's decision to end its attempt to overturn a war crimes tribunal.

Europe

[Ticker] EU Commission says Kosovo's recognition is for member states

The European Commission said Monday that the recognition of Kosovo is a matter for member states after Austria's vice-chancellor and far-right leader …

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