Challenges Annual Forum Report 2019

This conference report captures the discussions and recommendations that emerged during the two-day Challenges Annual Forum, hosted by the Government of Canada, and themed A4P: Improving on Political Strategy, Peacebuilding, Mission Management and Transitions to Enduring Peace.

The 2019’s Challenges Annual Forum was hosted 10 – 11 June in Montreal by the Government of Canada. More than 120 participants from 30 countries, the United Nations, African Union, academia and think-tanks took part in the dialogue over two days. Drawing on presentations from senior UN officials, current and former mission leaders from UN missions, experts and researchers, and working group discussions, the Forum provided a platform to examine the reforms and collective action required to advance and maintain momentum for the Action for Peacekeeping (A4P) initiative.