Robert Nagel is a 2020-2022 postdoctoral fellow at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, where his research project examines women's impact on peacekeeping missions' effectiveness, particularly on the missions in the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Melanne Verveer is the executive director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. She was the United States Ambassador for Global Women's Issues from 2009 to 2013.

  •  April 8, 2020 
UN and Mali Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Covid-19 poses major challenges for people and governments around the world and for the United Nations. UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for a global cease-fire on March 23 in recognition of the pandemic’s potentially devastating effects on people in conflict-affected nations. Less noticed in the press coverage was the important point …

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