ZIF Papers

Here you can find different ZIF publications such as ZIF Policy Briefing and ZIF Kompakt as well as conference reports. They provide information, analysis and policy recommendations on current events and topics in teh field of international peace operations.

ZIF Policy Briefing | Reforming the United Nations' Peace and Security Pillar 12/2017 Download (117 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Operationalizing Conflict Prevention: The Role of Civil Affairs Officers in Local Conflict Management 11/2017 Download (319 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Flexibility and "Stabilization Actions": EU Crisis Management One Year After the Global Strategy 09/2017 Download (124 LB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | International Election Observation: Fig Leaf for Autocrats or Guarantor of Democratic Values? 08/2017 Download (120 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Operationalizing Conflict Prevention: Peace and Development Advisors in Non-mission Settings 07/2017 Download (212 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Stabilization: A cross-cutting task to overcome imminent violent conflict 07/2017 Download (116 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | United Nations Secretary General António Guterres: The first 100 days 04/2017 Download (120 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Operationalizing Conflict Prevention: From UN Headquarters to the Field 03/2017 Download (105 KB)
ZIF Workshop Report | Stabilization Instruments Revisited: Increasing the Likelihood of Positive Impact 10/2016 Download (125 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Humanitarian Action and Peace Operations 07/2016 Download (110 KB)
ZIF Background Paper | Making Reform Reality - Enabling Change for United Nations Peace Operations 05/2016 Download (165 KB)
ZIF Report | Clearing the Decks After a Year of Reviews: Operationalizing Peace Operations Reform 04/2016 Download (435 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 kompakt | "The Challenge of Sustaining Peace": The Report on the Review of the UN Peacebuilding Architecture 02/2016 Download (210 KB)
ZIF kompakt | More Resources and Internal Reforms for UN Peace Operations: The Report of the Secretary-General ans Obama's Peacekeeping Summit 02/2016 Download (190 KB)
ZIF Study | Stress Management in Peace Operations 08/2015 Download (1.2 MB)
Conference Report | Germany as Mediator: Peace Mediation and Mediation Support in German Foreign Policy 05/2015 Download (1,4 MB)
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 Conference Report | Integrating Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Transitional Justice Processes: A Vehicle for Reform in the Middle East and North Africa? 01/2015 Download (420 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)
Meeting Note | Peacebuilding and Postconflict Recovery: What Works and What Does Not? 06/2014 Download (773 KB)
ZIF In Mission | Career Boost or Career Bust? Securing Civilian Expertise for Peace Operations - Developing Actice Recruitment and Guidance 05/2014 Download (580 KB)
ZIF In Mission | Global Mission Experience as Resource 05/2014 Download (535 KB)
ZIF Conference Report | Robustness, Cooperation with Local Forces and the UN Human Rights Due Diligence Policy (HRDDP) 04/2014 Download (631 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 Conference Report | Criminal Justice and Accountability in Arab Transition Processes 10/2013 Download (609 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 kompakt | ‘Under construction’ – The EU’s Comprehensive Approach 07/2013 Download (164 KB)
ZIF-IPI-Pearson Conference Report | Enhancing European Military and Police Contributions to UN Peacekeeping 02/2013 Download (900 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 Conference Report | The West African Region: Between Peace Dividends and the Road to Recovery 05/2012 Download (700 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Test Case Kosovo: A Preliminary Stocktaking of European Conflict Management (Andreas Wittkowsky & Holger Kasch) 05/2012 Download (359 KB)
ZIF Conference Report | Islamic Law, the Rule of Law, and International Peace Operations 03/2012 Download (893 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)
Peace Operations 2025 2012 Download (3,5 MB)
ZIF Paper | Managing Enteqal 11/2011 Download (214 KB)
ZIF Memo | Standing Civilian Capacity 09/2011 Download (225 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Five Paradoxes of Peace Operations (Richard Gowan) 09/2011 Download (420 KB)
Conference Report | Sources and Resolution of Chieftaincy and Land Conflicts in Ghana 07/2011 Download (186 KB)
ZIF Memo | Afghanistan After 2014. Thinking about Scenarios 04/2011 Download (70,1 KB)
ZIF kompakt | UN Civilian Capacities Review 03/2011 Download (92 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | Civilian Personnel in Peace Operations: From Improvisation to Systems? (Jens Behrendt) 01/2011 Download (207 KB)
UNSSC ZIF 2011 The Role of Elections in Peace Processes 2011 Download (388 KB)
ZIF Policy Briefing | UN Peace Operations: A case for strategic investment (Richard Gowan) 08/2010 Download (181 KB)
Meeting Note | Beyond Heavy Peacekeeping Jun 06/2010 Download (95 KB)
CIC/ZIF Conference Report | Towards An Understanding Of Peacekeeping Partnerships 06/2008 Download (129 KB)