RSC BRIEFS UN UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL

RSC BRIEFS UN UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL

RSC Director Richard Giragosian briefed the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, on 12 April, on the current situation in the wake of the fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh. The RSC also presented a more detailed three-page report, entitled “The South Caucasus: Regional Challenges and Concerns,” for the UN Department of Political Affairs (DPA) that included five key “lessons learned” from the recent resumption of hostilities over Karabakh as well a set of six policy several recommendations for the United Nations.

As an independent think tank based in Yerevan, Armenia, the Regional Studies Center (RSC), supports the mission and mandate of the United Nations Department of Political Affairs (DPA), which holds the responsibility for monitoring and assessing global political developments and advising and is empowered to assist the UN Secretary General and his envoys in the peaceful prevention and resolution of conflict around the world.

http://regional-studies.org/images/pr/2016/april/12/Giragosian_notes_for_UN_DPA_4.12.16.pdf