A blog by our Secretary General
The argument about whether overseas aid money can be spent on the military seems to be kicking off again. Indeed, it seems not only to have started up but to be institutionalised in negotiations between the UK Ministry of Defence and the Department for International Development.
Cuts and a ring fence
OK, the MoD and DFID are talking to each...
How they influence conflict in the South Caucasus
International Alert’s new research, Myths and conflicts in the South Caucasus, sheds light on the ways in which myths and stereotypes about the conflicts in the South Caucasus are created, communicated and used in the region.
A particular focus of this research is on how myths associated with the conflicts are subject to political...
How businesses are promoting peace in Pakistan's tribal areas
International Alert recently participated in the fifth national conference of the UN Global Compact Pakistan Local Network (UNGCPLN), held in Peshawar, Pakistan.
Peshawar is the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwah (KPK) province, formerly known as North-West Frontier Province and an important economic hub near the Federally Administered Tribal Areas...