Arthur Boutellis is a Non-resident Senior Adviser at the International Peace Institute, where he was Director of the Brian Urquhart Center for Peace Operations, and teaches a graduate-level seminar at Columbia University. In addition to IPI, Arthur has worked with the UN missions in Burundi (BINUB), Chad and the Central African Republic (MINURCAT), Haiti (MINUSTAH), and Mali (MINUSMA) where he supported the 2014-15 Mali peace negotiations as part of the UN Mediation Team. His prior work with humanitarian NGOs and think tanks focused on the Middle East and Africa. He holds a master’s degree in public affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques. He is auditeur of the 72nd national “Defence Policy” session of the Institut des Hautes Études de Défense Nationale (IHEDN).
- United Nations
- Peace and Stabilization Operations
- Armed Groups / Mediation & Security Arrangements
- Arthur Boutellis & Michael Beary, “Sharing the Burden: Lessons from the European (and Canadian) Return to Multidimensional Peacekeeping,” International Peace Institute, January 2020.
- Arthur Boutellis, “Rethinking UN Peacekeeping Burden-Sharing in a Time of Global Disorder,” Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences 13 (2020): 193–209.
- Marie-Joëlle Zahar & Arthur Boutellis, “The Challenges of Mediation in Gray Zones: The Case of Mali,” In Handbook on Mediating International Crises (Edward Elgar, 2019).
- Arthur Boutellis & Naureen Chowdhury Fink, “Waging Peace: UN Peace Operations Confronting Terrorism and Violent Extremism,” International Peace Institute, October 2016.
- Paul D. Williams & Arthur Boutellis, “Partnership Peacekeeping: Challenges and Opportunities in the United Nations–African Union Relationship,” African Affairs 113:451 (2014): 254–278.