Policy Briefings

Policy briefings are four-pagers focusing on analysis and policy recommendations.

ZIF Policy Briefing | Humanitarian Action and Peace Operations (Alischa Kugel) 07/2016 Download (110 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Protracted Conflicts in the OSCE Area: De-escalation and Prevention as Priorities in 2016 (Andreas Wittkowsky) 03/2016 Download (133 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | The Future of African Peace Operations: Time to Adjust the Operational Design (Walter Lotze) 05/2015 Download (625 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Partnering for Peace: Lessons and Next Steps for EU-UN Cooperation on Peace Operations (Wanda Hummel and Tobias Pietz) 02/2015 Download (614 kB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Ukraine: Conflict dimensions and the international contribution to conflict management 12/2014 Download (457 kB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | EU-UN Cooperation on Justice and Security in Crisis Missions: A Comprehensive Approach? (Britta Madsen and Tobias Pietz) 11/2014 Download (1,3 MB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Building EU-UN Coherence in Mission Planning & Mandate Design (Thierry Tardy with Richard Gowan) 11/2014 Download (1,1 MB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | European Military Capabilities and UN Peace Operations: Strengthening the Partnership (Adam C. Smith) 10/2014 Download (600 kB)
ZIF Policy Briefing Training architecture(s) under review: An avenue for bolstering EU-UN Partnership on training for peace operations? (Annalisa Creta) 10/2014 Download (585 kB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | The German Experience of Reunification: A Resource for International Peace Operations? (Steffen Eckhard and Corinna Kuhl) 09/2014 Download (518 kB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | A Question of Plausibility. Or: The Art of Evaluating Peacebuilding Interventions (Andreas Wittkowsky) 03/2014 Download (498 kB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Strengthening African Peace Support Operations: Nine Lessons for the Future of the African Standby Force (Walter Lotze) 12/2013 Download (950 kB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | The European Union and UN Peacekeeping - Half-time for the EU's Action Plan (Tobias Pietz) 10/2013 Download (480 kB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Rule of Law Assistance in UN Peace Operations – Next Steps (Britta Madsen) 09/2013 Download (470 kB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | West Africa and the Sahel in the Grip of Organized Crime and International Terrorism (Winrich Kühne) 08/2013 Download (1.6 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Pioneering the Comprehensive Approach: How Germany’s Partners Do It (Andreas Wittkowsky & Ulrich Wittkampf) 01/2013 Download (378 kB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Keeping the Peace in Electoral Conflicts: The Role of ECOWAS, UNOCI and the International Community in Côte d’Ivoire (Gilles Yabi) 10/2012 Download (642 kB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Test Case Kosovo: A Preliminary Stocktaking of European Conflict Management (Andreas Wittkowsky & Holger Kasch) 05/2012 Download (359 kB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Peace Operations Partnerships: Assessing Cooperation Mechanisms between Secretariats (Joachim A. Koops) 03/2012 Download (540 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Peace Operations Partnerships: The UN Security Council and (Sub-)Regional Organizations (Mauricio Artinano) 03/2012 Download (493 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Peace Operations Partnerships: Complex but Necessary Cooperation (Richard Gowan & Jake Sherman) 03/2012 Download (593 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Five Paradoxes of Peace Operations (Richard Gowan) 09/2011 Download (420 kB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Civilian Personnel in Peace Operations: From Improvisation to Systems? (Jens Behrendt) 01/2011 Download (207 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | UN Peace Operations: A case for strategic investment (Richard Gowan) 08/ 2010 Download (181 KB)