This exploratory study seeks to find out whether there are indicators of susceptibility to violent extremism thoughts among the Syrian youths that participated in Basmeh & Zeitooneh’s Peace Education programme and whether the programme enhanced their overall resilience.
Projects around prevention of violent extremism in Lebanon and globally are common; however, exactly what impacts they are having is not entirely clear. This research critically assesses PVE programming targeting youth and its underlying theories of change.
По сей день нагорно-карабахский конфликт, взорвавшийся в начале 1990-х годов, остается одним из наиболее опасных и малопредсказуемых на всей территории бывшего СССР. Имея за плечами более чем двадцатипятилетний опыт участия в миротворческих инициативах по данному конфликту на разных уровнях, организация International Alert предприняла попытку провести исследование, которое бы показало возможные альтернативы войне, пути трансформации конфликта, исходящие от самих обществ, а также возможности и подходы, которые на данный момент не стоят на повестке дня у сторон и внешних медиаторов.
To this day, the Nagorny Karabakh conflict that erupted in the early 1990s remains one of the most dangerous and unpredictable conflicts in the entire post-Soviet space. Expanding on the peacebuilding work carried out by various organisations and individuals around this conflict over the past 25 years, International Alert has conducted a study to highlight possible alternatives to war, ways of transforming the conflict proposed by the societies themselves and potential new approaches to peacebuilding.
The Conflict Alert 2018 report highlights the threat of violent extremism, its origins and implications on the Bangsamoro peace process and in establishing long term security and development in the region.
This brief summarises the key elements and findings of Zindagii Shoista (‘Living with Dignity’), the first combined social and economic intervention tailored to the Tajik context developed to combat violence against women and girls.
Through the Peace Perceptions Poll, we asked more than 100,000 people in 15 countries – from those in active conflicts to those in relative peace – about their views on peace and conflict.
This report draws upon case studies from rural and urban areas across Lebanon to identify pathways through which vulnerable Syrian refugees in Lebanon, like the local Lebanese communities that host them, seek protection and justice.
This policy brief aims to inform future interventions for vulnerable host communities and Syrian refugees in Lebanon and to suggest integrated approaches that address a combination of protection, livelihood and social stability challenges.
Many studies have investigated the crisis in livelihood, a crucial factor for the wellbeing and dignity of displaced and refugee populations, and the lack of legal protection to which Syrian workers are subjected, especially in light of Lebanon’s crisis response plan. This research intends to shed light on another angle to this issue, by focusing on protection-related questions within the food and beverage industry.
This policy brief assesses the extent to which farmers who grow crops are included in the process of determining which crops to grow, their level of participation in setting agricultural performance contracts, and the relationship between the two.
Cette étude renforce l'analyse qui a mis en évidence la montée de l'extrémisme violent au Sahel, et propose des recommendations pour les gouvernements et les acteurs internationaux afin de renforcer une résolution pacifique de la crise.
This research adds to the analytical evidence explaining the rise in violent extremism in the Sahel and provides guidance for governments and international actors to step up responses for the peaceful resolution of this crisis.
This research examines whether existing mechanisms for farmers’ participation in Rwanda have been effective in channelling their views and feedback with regard to the choice of agriculture-related Imihigo targets under the performance contracts, and in the selection of priority crops to cultivate in their respective communities.
This brochure provides a synopsis of the Citizens for Change project, which aims to reduce tensions between Syrian refugees and host communities in deprived parts of the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli.
This policy brief provides recommendations for international donors on providing support to and investing in strengthening the capacities of medium-sized enterprises in Afghanistan and other fragile contexts.
This report provides recommendations for improving design and implementation of projects on social stability and healthcare provision.
This policy brief is on infrastructure-building in fragile and conflict-affected settings.