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21 September 2021

With over two decades of diplomatic experience working in international relations, peace and security, Nic Hailey joins Alert following his role as Director General, Transformation at the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).

10 September 2021

To mark International Peace Day on 21 September 2021, International Alert would like to invite you to a dynamic online conversation with four leading thinkers on climate, security and conflict.

10 September 2021

International Alert’s experts in Nigeria and Mali scrutinise the global war on terror with our partner peacebuilders in the Philippines.

08 September 2021

International Alert Nepal launches the Community Score Card training manual in collaboration with Nepal Police, to help improve communtiy-police relations.

26 August 2021

Charles Kigungu Bongwa, Alert’s Advocacy and Communication Officer based in DRC, tells us about the impact of the volcano eruption, security challenges facing the population of North Kivu and how Alert’s projects are contributing to building peace in the region.

17 August 2021

We have been proud to work alongside some of the female journalists in Afghanistan leading changes in societal expectations of the role of women.

11 August 2021

Leading peacebuilding organisation International Alert is delighted to announce the appointment of our first Executive Director of International Alert Europe on 1 July 2021.

04 August 2021

One year on from the devastating explosion at the Beirut seaport, our International Alert Lebanon Team members and associates reflect on the impact of the blast.

14 July 2021

The notion that women need the indefinite protection of international battalions fails to recognise the glass ceilings broken by determination rather than debris during America’s longest war. Afghan women must now play a central role in peace talks too, argue an anonymous female Afghan journalist in Kabul and Professor Carey Cavanaugh in the US.

30 June 2021

The onset of COVID-19 and the lockdown imposed by the government saw a 65% increase in domestic and intimate partner violence in Kyrgyzstan. Here's how we're challenging gender-based violence.

18 June 2021

Action must be taken to address the poverty, community grievances and climate impacts in northern Nigeria that are fuelling the increase in kidnappings for ransom.

15 June 2021

Joint Conciliation Resources, International Alert and Saferworld statement on the impact of UK aid cuts on peacebuilding efforts and our partners around the world.

28 May 2021

The necessary conditions described by the United Nations were not met for all Syrians in the country's elections.

20 May 2021

How is climate change driving global fragility? International Alert's Jessica Hartog explores this for the Fragile States Index 2021.

20 May 2021

Despite the economic crisis in Lebanon, there are clear opportunities to support positive change and rebuild social ties. Read our Lebanon Country Director Ruth Simpson's analysis for the 2021 Fragile States Index.

20 May 2021

How can inclusive employment support peace and decrease fragility in the Horn of Africa? Alert's Elizabeth Kariuki writes about this for the 2021 Fragile States Index.

20 May 2021

Yemen remains the world’s most fragile country, according to the influential rankings list compiled annually by conflict analysts the Fund for Peace. The 2021 index is published in partnership with International Alert.

14 May 2021

The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) released a statement on 9 May 2021 criticizing International Alert Philippines for declaring that the normalization process has failed to normalize conditions in the Bangsamoro.

Rioters interact with the police on the Springfield Road as protests continue in Belfast, Northern Ireland April 8, 2021.
13 May 2021

There are things we can do to protect our young people from becoming tools for the few pushing for a collective return to violence, argues the Northern Ireland based mediator and International Alert trustee Lisa Rose.

11 May 2021

Find out how as a community facilitator, Anothiata has helped those affected by genocide against the Tutsi forgive, heal, reconcile and reintegrate.