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Zika Is Not the New Ebola

January 29, 2016 | Michael Edelstein and Brian McCloskey, Chatham House

As the Zika virus spreads, Michael Edelstein and Brian McCloskey of the Chatham House emphasize that this crisis warrants a different response, and that the international community needs to “stop planning for last year’s problems.”

The last reform: "Regionalist Logic" for a new UN Security Council

January 27, 2016 | Niccolò Beduschi, Researcher, Observer Research Foundation

In this paper, Niccolò Beduschi proposes a new solution in the stalled reform debate: a system of collective representation in the Council with nine total seats for all the UN members.

A Chance for Peace in Syria?

January 24, 2016 | Benedetta Berti, research fellow, The Institute for National Security Studies

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2254, endorsing a roadmap for a political solution to the Syrian civil war. Benedetta Berti analyses what this resolution says and the issues it explicitly doesn’t address.