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Non-Resident Senior Adviser
International Peace Institute
Adjunct Associate Professor
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

Areas of Expertise 
International Affairs, International Organizations, Peace & Security

Background
Francesco Mancini is currently non-resident Senior Adviser at the International Peace Institute (IPI), where he was previously Director of Research. His work focuses on United Nations, international peace & security, global risks, multilateral diplomacy, and armed conflicts and the means to prevent and solve them. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), a member of the Board of Directors of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS), a member of the Research Committee of the Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP), and a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Peacebuilding.

He regularly lectures at academic institutions and presents at conferences and to governments on global peace and security issues. He was educated at Bocconi University in Milan, his hometown, and Columbia University. Earlier in his career, he was a management consultant at Group CRCI in France, Italy, and Morocco. He currently resides in Singapore.

Recent Publications
Francesco Mancini, Uncertain Borders: Territorial Disputes in Asia (ISPI, June 2013).

Francesco Mancini, New Technology and the Prevention of Violence and Conflict (International Peace Institute 2013) .

Francesco Mancini, The Management Handbook for UN Field Missions (2012).

Francesco Mancini, “Partnership – A New Horizon for Peacekeeping?”, International Peacekeeping Vol. 18, Issue 5 (2011).

Francesco Mancini, Security & Development: Searching For Critical Connections (2010)

Francesco Mancini and Reyko Huang, “The Company We Keep: Private Contractors in Jamaica,” Civil Wars, Volume 8, Issue 2 (2006).

Francesco Mancini, Managing Insecurity: Field Experiences of Security Sector Reform (2007).

Recent ACUNS Activity 
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Updated July, 2014