Trading with neighbours

Download the report, Trading with neighbours, here

International Alert’s new report, Trading with neighbours, examines the realities of trade relations between business communities in Uganda and South Sudan*.

People Centred Approach to Security Sector Reform conference

You are invited to our conference, ‘People Centred Approach to Security Sector Reform in Lebanon’, on Friday 14 November 2014.

The event is hosted by International Alert and the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies, and supported by the European Union, and is under the patronage of H.E. Mr Nohad Machnouk, Minister of Interior and Municipalities.

You can join us in person at the Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut from 9.30am to 4pm or watch the event via livestream on this page.

How climate change exacerbates regional tensions

International Alert, together with our partner adelphi, recently held a high-profile consultation in the Jordanian capital Amman to raise awareness among policy- and decision-makers on how climate change acts as a risk multiplier for fragility and conflict in Jordan and the wider region.

Fragile investments

Last month International Alert’s international institutions team travelled to the World Bank’s annual meetings in Washington DC, where they launched a new report, Fragile reforms: World Bank and Asian Development project financing in fragile and conflict-affected situations

Tunis’ postcode lottery

Last week International Alert Tunisia shared the initial findings of our survey on the perspectives of young people living in two of Tunis’ most deprived suburbs.

Aman Hamara Haq – Our right to peace

Every year, 21 September is observed globally as the International Day of Peace.

A leap forward

Last month International Alert, in close collaboration with the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF), organised a series of three-day trainings for private sector and national and international civil society organisations on conflict-sensitive business initiatives.

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Conflict-sensitivity assessment findings in Lebanon bring together organisations from three sectors

Last month 35 professionals from 14 organisations working in the fields of healthcare, humanitarian response and peacebuilding attended the presentation of the key findings from our recent research on conflict-sensitivity capacities in the health sector in Lebanon.

An untapped potential

Around half of Uganda’s population are below the age of 16 and it is a demographic trend that is set to continue for the next 15 years.

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#peacehack: The makings of a movement

Can an app stop a bullet? Can social media stop a war?
 
On 20–21 September we brought together peacebuilders, coders and designers for the first ever #peacehack, a 36-hour hackathon aimed at creating and realising solutions to aid some of the most complex processes involved on the long road to peace. Here’s the story: