Morning Session

9:00-9:05 Welcoming remarks 

Professor Desmond Arias, Director, George Mason University Peace Operations Policy Program

9:05-12:15 Morning Plenary: The threat from criminalized power structures 

Plenary Chair: James Cockayne, UN University 

9:05-9:50 Criminalized Power Structures as the Leading Spoilers of Peace Processes 

Michael Dziedzic, Editor, Overlooked Enemies of Peace: Subduing Criminalized Power Structures

10:45-11:30   Haiti 

David Beer, Former MINUSTAH Police Commissioner 

11:30-11:45 Guatemala

Alfonso Carrillo, Advanced Leadership Program, Harvard

11:45-12:15 Developing a strategy for spoiler management

Stephen Stedman, Stanford University Insights from “Criminalized Power Structures:

 The Overlooked Enemies of Peace” and “Combatting Criminalized Power Structures: 

A Toolkit.”

"Corruption" and National Security Insights from “Criminalized Power Structures: The Overlooked Enemies of Peace” and “Combatting Criminalized Power Structures: A Toolkit.”

Afternoon Session  
Reports from breakout session with Chair William Durch, Stimson Center. 
  • Use Hybrid Special Courts for Crimes against the Mandate 
Chairs: Betsy Andersen, ABA Rule of Law Initiative and Michael Hartmann, Chief, UNAMA Rule of Law Unit
  • Integrate Criminal Intelligence-Led Policing into the Response 
Chair: Dave Beer, Former MINUSTAH Police Commissioner
  • Make Accountability a Priority Equal to Capacity Building
Chair: Julie Werbel, Security Sector Reform Advisor, US Agency for International Development
  • Sever the Flow of Illicit Revenue to Criminalized Power Structures 
Chair: Kristi Clough, Global Financial Integrity
  • Create a Surge Capacity for and Add Specialized Capabilities to Formed Police Units
Chair: Giorgio Giaimo, Department of Peacekeeping Operations Standing Police Capacity Public Order Adviser

Closing remarks by Ameerah Haq, 
Vice Chair, UN High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations.

Criminalized Power Structures: Overlooked Enemies of Peace Book Launch 

Book launch event hosted by Alliance for Peacekeeping President & CEO Melanie Greenberg; Chip Haus, Editor of the AfP Peace and Security series; Amb. James Dobbins, former special envoy for Afghanistan, Bosnia, Haiti, Kosovo, and Somalia; and Stefan Feller, Senior Police Advisor for the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, for a discussion of the findings from these companion volumes that provide extensive evidence that criminalized power structures are the predominant spoiler threat to peace and stability operations and how they can be most effectively combated.