Sep 9, 2016 | Special Series

Towards a Canadian return to peacekeeping:
Exploring Canada’s options for a peace and stabilization mission in Africa

Part I –  Mali | James Cohen | August 30, 2016

  • This initial article provides background information on the nature of Canada’s strategy for peace and stabilization operations, as well as an analysis of SSR in Mali.

Part II – Democratic Republic of Congo | Antoine Vandemoortele | September 2, 2016

  • The author focuses on locally-led and innovative efforts for stabilization, security sector reform and peacebuilding in DR Congo, including community security and justice initiatives.

Part III – Central African Republic | David Law | September 8, 2016

  • This article provides an overview of the obstacles to peace in CAR and highlights the need for a comprehensive approach to reform the country’s security sector.

Part IV – South Sudan | Matthew LeRiche | September 9, 2016

  • The author describes the current situation of a ‘broken UN peacekeeping mission’ in South Sudan and the urgent need to renew and redesign the UN mission to achieve peace and stability.