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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.
This is a look at our 2017 conflict data from the southern Philippines meant to encourage effective context-based actions on 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.
Young people, women and civil society were key to the recent protests in Armenia that led to former opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan being elected as the country's new prime minister. Here is some things to know about - and learn from - them.
Aswat Faeela (Active Voices) created a network of young Syrians to help them work together, build a new life and have a voice. One of these young Syrians is Rahaf, who has a story to tell.
A shorter version of this blog was originally published by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. At first glance, the scene could be something out of a new mums social group. Clusters of young women gathered together and chatting distractedly, children flitting between their legs, babies tugging plaintively at their clothing.
Of all the threats to sustainable development, conflict is one of the most intractable and damaging. Local partners and detailed understanding of root causes are key to constructive intervention.
This week, Rwandans across the country will come together to mark the 24th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi. The commemoration this year calls on all Rwandans to Remember, Unite, Renew. Remembering and uniting to build a renewed life is also at the heart of the work International Alert does in Rwanda, particularly in our work with young people, who have grown up in the shadow of the genocide.
Last week the Labour Party launched its new international development policy, 'A World For the Many, Not the Few'. The green paper elaborates on commitments made in Labour’s policy manifesto, which amongst other things included an increased commitment to conflict prevention and peacebuilding.
Why it is so important to analyse the underlying causes of conflicts over natural resources and apply conflict- and climate-sensitive approaches when responding to them.