Dr Béatrice Pouligny is a Senior Research Fellow
at the Center for International Studies and Research (CERI
/ Sciences-Po) and professor at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques
de Paris where she currently teaches international relations
(international organisations and conflict resolution) for
graduate and post-graduate students. She also regularly
leads training sessions on peace operations for diplomats,
militaries and humanitarian workers, in different countries,
and has taught in various foreign universities as well as
diplomatic schools. She acts as a consultant for the French
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the French Ministry of Defense
and International NGOs.
Dr. Pouligny has had previous field experience with the
U.N. and NGOs in Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and
There are two main avenues to her research:
-Global governance, the development of the forms
of multilateralism and the role of NGOs in different sectors
of activities (with a critical analysis of the 'international
civil society' concept).
- Conflict resolution, peacebuilding and the different
dimensions of rebuilding wartorn societies.
Dr Pouligny is the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors
of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS)
and member of the executive committee of the Section for
International Studies of theFrench Association of Political
Peace Viewed from Below: UN Peace Operations and Local
Populations. London: Hurst & Co. (Forthcoming) /
La paix vue "d'en bas": Opérations de
paix de l'ONU et populations locales, Paris: PUF. (Forthcoming).
With Simon Chesterman & Albrecht Schnabel (eds), Mass
Crime and Post-conflict Peace Building, United Nations University
Press (Forthcoming, 2004).
"UN Peace Operations and Promoting the Rule of Law:
Exploring The Intersection of International and Local Norms
in Different Post-War Contexts", Journal of Human
Rights, Vol. 2, N° 3, September 2003, pp. 359-377.
"Are Sanctions Meant to Work? The Politics of Creating
and Implementing Sanctions Through the United Nations, Global
Governance, Vol. 9, No 4, 2003.
"Le state building au secours de la sécurité
internationale ?", RAMSES 2004, Institut Français
des Relations Internationales, September 2003.
"Building Peace in Situations of Post-Mass Crime,"
in Edward Newman, Albrecht Schnabel (eds), Recovering
from Civil Conflict, London: Frank Cass, 2002: 202-221.
"Ethics of Responsibility in Practice," International
Social Science Journal (UNESCO), special issue on Extreme
Violence, 174, December 2002: 529-538.
"Promoting Democratic Institutions in Post-Conflict
Societies: Giving Diversity a Chance," International
Peacekeeping, Vol. 7, N° 3, Autumn 2000: 17-35.
"Peacekeepers and Local Social Actors: The Need for
Dynamic, Cross-cultural Analysis," Global Governance,
vol. 5, n° 4, October - December 1999: 403-424.