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      Peacekeeping power: Can the UN prevent wars?

      Thursday, February 29, 2024, at Red Majlis area, Multaqa – Education City
      6 – 7:30 p.m.

      Portal site: Johannesburg, South Africa

      Since its inception in 1945, the United Nations has committed to preventing world wars. However, recent and devastating conflicts, like the wars in Gaza, Ukraine, and elsewhere, have brought the UN’s shortcomings on this front into high relief. In this Portal activation, students from Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Qatar will debate with their peers in Johannesburg, South Africa, about whether the United Nations is capable of preventing war and keeping the peace, or if the institution too antiquated to resolve modern conflicts.