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The rise in violent extremism in the central Sahel is mainly a reaction to states’ inability to provide security and services, and has little to do with religious ideology, our new research reveals.
Find out how Tarek went from being kidnapped to taking a stand by identifying and helping to overcome the key obstacles around the integration of Syrians in their new community.
"I rap as a way to spread my message and deal with what I am experiencing. Music helps me in many ways to express what I am feeling deep inside."
Since the launch of Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, the fundamental role of the private sector in advancing them has been widely highlighted. But while companies have shown great willingness to engage with the SDG agenda, it is not a straightforward process.
In Myanmar, forests contribute to the livelihoods of around 80% of the population. We are advising communities and officials on how to manage forests in a way that supports long-term peace and stability.
The Ukrainian conflict is leaving deep scars in society. Around 10,000 people have been killed, including 3,000 civilians, and over 1.7 million have been displaced. While the physical damage inflicted is plain to see, the psychological trauma is often hidden and forgotten.
Losing the UK’s defence capability after Brexit will leave a hole in European security, but there are ways to salvage this. The EU should become a champion for conflict prevention by increasing its focus on dealing with the root causes of violence.
Some 160 women and youth from the three Muslim communities in Manila gathered Tuesday for iftar, or breaking of the fast during the holy month of Ramadan, to fight discrimination and celebrate diversity through food.
In Mali, years of insecurity and violence have shattered trust between communities, the state and security forces. We are supporting dialogue forums to improve relations between them and strengthen accountability around security issues.
This documentary highlights the work of unsung heroes during the Marawi conflict and the power of local responses that cut across faith, ethnicity and identity in the midst of tragedy.
We have broken down our 2017 conflict data from the southern Philippines into an infographic pack, to sharpen discourse, deepen understanding and encourage effective context-based actions on key conflict issues in the region.
Darbnik village in Armenia has become home to refugees from three conflicts. Read about their the stories and how they are building a community together.
Journalists in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Nagorny Karabakh try to challenge stereotypes and misconceptions by showing the human side of the conflict.