Tag Archive: Iran

What hope Syria? Monica McWilliams reports from the Turkish border

In a week in which a small drowned Syrian child – Aylan Kurdi – has awoken the conscience of Europe, PSRP team member Professor Monica McWilliams (TJI), reports from meetings with Syrians in Turkey.  What work were you doing and who did you meet with? I was invited to return to southern Turkey by Public […]

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Fionnuala Ní Aoláin: the Gendered Dimension of High-Stakes Security Diplomacy – The Iran Deal from Another Perspective


“Women constitute less than 2% of peace process mediators deployed by the United Nations to major conflict zones, rarely assuming the key negotiator role in high-stakes inter-state negotiations.” Negotiations relating to revising political settlements within states have long been castigated for their failure to  adequately include  women as mediators and negotiators. In a guest blog post […]

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