AGENDA

 

for

Combating Criminalized Power Structures:

Predominant Spoilers of Peace Missions

 

 

Morning Panel: The threat from criminalized power structures (9:00-12:30)

 

9:00-9:05 Welcoming remarks: Professor Desmond Arias

Director, George Mason University Peace Operations Master’s Program

 

9:05-9:20 Keynote address: James Cockayne, UN University (Invited)

 

9:20-12:30 Chair: Stephen Stedman, Stanford University (Invited)

 

Criminalized Power Structures as the Leading Spoilers of Peace Processes: Michael Dziedzic, Editor, Overlooked Enemies of Peace: Subduing Criminalized Power Structures

 

Kosovo: Stefan Feller, Current DPKO Senior Police Advisor and former UNMIK Police Commissioner

 

Bosnia: Oscar Vera, former Special Advisor to SACEUR for Bosnia and Lt. General Enzo Coppola, former Deputy Commander, Multinational Specialized Unit

 

Haiti: David Beer, Former MINUSTAH Police Commissioner

 

Guatemala: Claudia Paz y Paz, Former Guatemalan Attorney General (Invited)

 

 

Lunch: 12:30-1:30

 

Afternoon: Recommended Responses (Breakout sessions)

(1:30-3:15)

 

Chair: William Durch

 

·      Sharpen Pre-Mission Assessments to Identify Whether Criminalized Power Structures Are a Threat

Discussion Leaders: Len Hawley and Oscar Vera

 

·      Use Hybrid Special Courts for Crimes against the Mandate

Discussion Leaders: Betsy Andersen and Michael Hartmann

 

·      Integrate Criminal Intelligence-Led Policing into the Response Discussion Leader: Dave Beer

 

·      Make Accountability a Priority Equal to Capacity Building

Discussion Leader: Julie Werbel

 

·      Sever the Flow of Illicit Revenue to Criminalized Power Structures

Discussion Leaders: TBD

 

·      Create a Surge Capacity for and Add Specialized Capabilities to Formed Police Units

Discussion Leaders: Lt. General Enzo Coppola

 

 

Report from breakout groups

(3:30-4:45) (15 minutes per panel)

 

Closing remarks by UN High Level Peacekeeping Review Panel (4:45-5:00)

 

 

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