Bruce Jones

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Bruce Jones is Director of the Center on International Cooperation, "and leads research on the evolution of multilateral security institutions and on the UN. In 2003-04, Dr. Jones served as Deputy Research Director for the High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change, on loan from the Center. In 2004-05, on leave from the Center, he served as deputy to the Special Advisor to the Secretary-General, and supported the Assistant-Secretary-General for Strategic Planning on negotiations on security issues during the ‘In Larger Freedom’ reform effort. During this period he also served as Acting Secretary of the Secretary-General’s Policy Committee. From 2002-2004, as Deputy Director of the Center, Dr. Jones undertook research on US and UN security policy, as well as research and evaluations commissioned by the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. From 2000-2002, Dr. Jones served as the Chief of Staff to the United Nations' Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process.

"Dr. Jones was a member of the UN's Advance Mission in Kosovo and of the planning team for the UN Transitional Administration in East Timor. He previously worked in the policy division of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, where he led work on post-conflict policy. He has been a lecturer at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and at New York University. He is the author of Evolving Models of Peacekeeping; Peacemaking in Rwanda: The Dynamics of Failure; of The UN and post-crisis aid: towards a more political economy and several articles on the Middle East, Central Africa, and UN post-conflict, transitional authority, and humanitarian operations. He has served as a consultant to the UK Department for International Development, the Canadian Foreign Ministry, and the United Nations. Dr. Jones holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics, and was a Hamburg Fellow on Conflict Prevention at Stanford University." [1]

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  1. Bruce Jones, Center on International Cooperation, accessed December 19, 2007.