ESI's Gerald Knaus and Besa Shahini participated in a panel discussion on "Building Sustainable Peace in the Western Balkans" at the Central European University in Budapest.
The panel took stock of the peace building efforts in the former Yugoslavia, identified lessons learned and sketched out the way ahead. It also discuss edrelevant lessons from peace-building efforts elsewhere.
Welcoming remarks and moderator:
John Shattuck, President and Rector, CEU
- Gerald Knaus, Chairman, European Stability Initiative,
- Mark Freeman, Executive Director, Institute for Integrated Transitions
- Besa Shahini, Senior Analyst, European Stability Initiative
- www.caninterventionwork.org - excerpts from the book, videos, media reactions
- Rumeli Observer blog: Can Intervention Work (Excerpts from the introduction)
- Rumeli Observer blog: Minna Jarvenpaa: Interventions from Bosnia to Afghanistan
- More information on the event is available on the CEU's website