Introduction to Responsibility to Protect

PeB Journal | Conflict Resolution, Global, International Politics | , ,

By Silvia Samorè

Fifteen years have now passed since 2005, when the definition of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) was agreed by the 191 states signing the World Forum Outcome document. The adoption of this decision was perceived by the international community as a progress, but …

With great power comes great responsibility: A report from the frontier of armed conflict forecasting

Pax et Bellum | Analysis, Civil Wars, Global, International Politics, Lovisa Mickelsson, Remco Jansen | , , , , ,

Forecasting violent political crises such as the devastating resource wars of the 1990s or the ongoing conflict in Syria is a dream to researchers and policy-makers. What if we could indeed anticipate these crises; could we save people from the horrors of war? Can data …