Publications

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination supports a publication program that disseminates research conducted as part of Institute projects in a variety of formats. The published output from LISD includes policy briefs, issue reports, edited volumes, and book-length policy reports that are part of the Liechtenstein Colloquium Report series.

2017

This is the final report, circulated as a UN General Assembly and Security Council Document, of the workshop, “Priorities for the UN’s Children and Armed Conflict Agenda,” convened at Princeton University by the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-...

2016

In many places it is forgotten that Europe, especially the EU, is a veritable success story, as this continent has never before experienced a period such as the past seven decades of democracy, peace and prosperity.

2016

This report is the Chair’s Summary of a colloquium on the theme of reconciling self-determination and territorial integrity, “Models of Self-Governance as Tools to Promote Peace and Stability in Europe,” which was held in Triesenberg,...

2015

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University and the non-governmental organization Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict, with support from the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the United Nations, convened a...

2014

Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs), commonly referred to as “drones,” have been the subject of much discussion surrounding potential operations in Syria, primarily in the context of enforcing a “no-fly” zone or enforcement role similar to their...

2014

Recommendations in this report address the ongoing conflict in Syria, focusing on issues related to borders, chemical weapons, international involvement, and negotiations.

2014

The report discusses specific, concrete, and targeted actions that can be taken within the framework of the UN’s Children and Armed Conflict agenda to put an end to and to prevent the recruitment and use of children by state actors and non-state...

2014

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University (LISD), the nongovernmental organization Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict, and the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the United Nations, convened a workshop, “...

2013

In armed conflict around the world, hundreds of thousands of boys and girls face serious violations of their safety and human rights, including forced recruitment and abduction.

2013

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University (LISD), the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the United Nations, and the nongovernmental organization, Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict, convened a workshop, “...

2013

The Handbook on the Ratification and Implementation of the Kampala Amendments to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court is a resource for states in ratifying and implementing amendments adopted by consensus at the Rome...

2012

Recommendations in this report address the complex and interrelated nature of three simultaneous crises in Syria, Iran, and Afghanistan, emphasizing regional dimensions and implications.

2012

The immense contributions of Robert Gilpin both to the study of international relations and in furthering the scholarship of others are reflected in this collection of essays by eminent political scientists.

2012

The Women, Peace, and Security agenda of the United Nations Security Council is considered one of the landmark achievements in its thematic work.

2012

The Women, Peace, and Security agenda of the United Nations Security Council is considered one of the landmark achievements in its thematic work.

2011

Focusing on four key issue areas relevant to the immediate and near future of Afghanistan including governance and economy, identity, reconciliation and reintegration, and the region and macro region, the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-...

2011

Addressing the trust deficit that has developed between the people of Afghanistan and the international community, the authors of this book grapple with key issues related to the implementation of a draw-down strategy.

2011

New forms of social media have begun to play an increasingly significant role in human interaction. This phenomenon, often referred to as the “social media revolution,” has greatly impacted political dynamics on a global scale.

2011

After a decade of direct military intervention provoked by the attacks of September 11, 2001, and even after urgent reinforcements decided in 2009 and dispatched in 2010 in the midst of painful national debates throughout the Western alliance,...

2011

Adopted by the UN Security Council on October 31, 2000, resolution 1325 on women, peace, and security was a far-reaching call for women’s active and complete participation in the maintenance and promotion of peace and security, urging and...

2010

Bridging the pragmatic and the theoretical, leading scholars and policy analysts delve into the critical issues facing Afghanistan today.

2010

The realist school of international relations holds that domestic structure yields small influence over war, peace, and foreign relations, while the liberal school has introduced a wide variety of factors – the effects of democracy, leadership...

2010

The report suggests that perceptions and lack of trust are key issues complicating governance reform in Afghanistan and the transfer of responsibilities for security and development from the international community to the Afghan government.

2009

Since the 2001 Bonn Conference and the subsequent extensive international engagement in Afghanistan – both military and civilian – much has changed and much has been achieved.

2009

This working paper traces the discourse of self determination, its rise and possible demise. Self-determination evolved in three phases. The concept emerged from the intra-socialist debate on how to reconcile socialism and nationalism.

2009

From 2003-2009, the Special Working Group on the Crime of Aggression, created by the Assembly of States Parties to the International Criminal Court (ICC), struggled with the question of how to define the crime of aggression.

2009

The report assesses the strategy of the Obama Administration as stated in early 2009 toward Afghanistan and provides recommendations for Afghanistan and its region. This strategy resembles a strategic framework more than a specific strategy.

2009

The report contains a series of recommendations related to Iran, specifically in the areas of Iran's relations in its region, Iran's nuclear program and multilateral nuclear diplomacy, and Iran's relations with the EU and the US.

2008

The report assesses progress made and addresses critical issues facing Afghanistan in the areas of security, regional relations, elections, governance and rule of law, the economy and human development, and policy in the region and macro region...

2008

The analyses in this report recognize that although Afghanistan has made substantial progress since 2001 – especially in building a functioning parliament, increasing health services, and education – critical issues remain.

2007

Recommendations in this report address three broad issue areas key to ongoing state- and security-building efforts in Afghanistan: political reform, regional relationships, and international priorities.

2007

Recommendations in this report address issues related to ongoing state-building efforts in Afghanistan in the areas of security, rule of law, mobilization of the economy, regional relations, and trans-border issues including infrastructure and...

2007

Recommendations in this report address issues related to ongoing state-building efforts in Afghanistan in the areas of security, rule of law, mobilization of the economy, regional relations, and trans-border issues including infrastructure and...

2006

Recommendations in this report address issues related to ongoing state-building efforts in Afghanistan in the areas of security, rule of law, mobilization of the economy, regional relations, and trans-border issues including infrastructure and...

2006

Perspectives on the Russian State in Transition delves into issue areas and questions of critical importance for an understanding of Russia in the twenty-first century.

2006

The report addresses the ongoing Iranian nuclear crisis and related policy issues, Iran’s nuclear aspirations based on the internal politics of the country, Iran’s interstate relations and the role it occupies within the Middle East and Central...

2005

This report focuses on Iran, its security, and its role in the region, especially the complex interaction between Iran’s nuclear intentions and the concerns of regional and outside powers.

2005

This report compiles materials related to the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination’s project, “Promoting Stability and Viability in Afghanistan and the Region,” which began in 2001 and ran through summer 2005, and considered the future...

2005

In May 2006 the Austrian EU-Presidency, in cooperation with the Salzburg Law School on International Criminal Law organized an international conference on “The Future of the International Criminal Court.” The conference was seen as a timely...

2004

Recommendations in this report focus on state building and pressing security concerns in Afghanistan and the region.

2003

Recommendations in this report focus on state building and pressing security concerns in Afghanistan and the region.

2003

This report focuses on the political history of Afghanistan, the main issues and lessons in building viable, democratic state systems, lessons from international case studies on decentralization and nation building, and their applicability to...

1999

This report from 1999 examines strategic, humanitarian, political, and economic dimensions of the situation in the Balkans and strategies for providing peace, stability, and prosperity in Southeastern Europe.