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Governments across the world need to move beyond merely responding to crises and should focus on long-term conflict prevention, or peacebuilding. It makes economic sense, and importantly, it is what their constituents want.
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Burmese dining takes centre stage at Conflict Café, a pop-up restaurant devised by the peacebuilding NGO International Alert, that serves up peace through food.
International Alert and other organisations are calling to ensure wider consultation on amendments to the existing truth and reconciliation laws in Nepal.
International Alert is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chair and three new members to its Board of Trustees.
Despite tensions between Afghanistan and Pakistan, the two countries agree that economic cooperation is central to peace and stability in the region.
Marawi locals launched the Marawi Reconstruction Conflict Watch, a group formed to help mitigate conflict that may result from the reconstruction process.
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, a new report by the peacebuilding charity International Alert has found.
Research has shown that the violent extremism in the Sahel is a reaction to states’ inability to provide security and services, rather than religious conflict.