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A new Occasional Paper from the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University (LISD), "The European Union's Defense Dimension," by Lieutenant General Esa Pulkkinen provides an overview of the European Union Military Staff’s approach to defense and cooperation, particularly in addressing current security challenges such as, the Covid-19 pandemic, disinformation, and migration. Lt.

LISD announces the launch of the report on "Preventing Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Detention Settings: Principles and Commentary,” which was conceived at an LISD-hosted conference in 2018, and is a collaboration with All Survivors Project, the International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard Law School, the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego, and the Health and Human Rights Law Project at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law.

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The Bridging Divides Initiative (BDI) at the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University hosted a special discussion on “1919 and Political Violence,” with Eve L.

Tourists wearing protective face masks visit the Louvre in Paris on Aug. 6 after the lifting of some coronavirus restrictions. STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES

Andrew Moravcsik, Director of the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, has contributed an essay in Foreign Policy on "Why Europe Wins.” The story appears in the Fall 2020 print issue. 


The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University will host an open house on Friday, September 18 at 2:00 p.m. EST via Zoom. This open house represents an opportunity for Princeton University graduate and undergraduate students as well as Princeton-affiliated community members to learn more about LISD, its current projects, its publications, and ways to become involved in LISD's activities.

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The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination and Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict have issued the final report from their annyal co-organized workshop on children and armed conflict.

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The second in a series of new LISD commentaries, "Covid-19 and Our Community: Phase II", authored by Wolfgang Danspeckgruber, D.Laws, Ph.D., Founding Director of LISD, and Dr. Annegret Dettwiler-Danspeckgruber, Principal Investigator at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, explores the medical, socioeconomic and psychological challenges of dealing with a crisis as it has evolved past the initial shock and knee-jerk reactions.