Moscow seminar report

The second Challenges conference on “Challenges of Peace Support into the 21 st Century” was hosted by the Russian Public Policy Centre in Moscow in March 1998.

The main discussion focused on the role of regional organizations in peace operations covering primarily the evolving roles of NATO as well as that of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Other issues addressed were international and national legal constraints and possibilities, as well as complexities related to the civil-military relations. 

The workshop was one of four meetings in a workshop series, and the Moscow seminar report constituted input to the report Challenges of Peace Operations: Into the 21st Century”, presenting 69 recommendations to UNSG directed at troop and police contribution countries.