At a time when there is renewed international attention on eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), this photo essay offers a brief and compelling insight into the lives of small-scale cross-border traders in the Great Lakes region.
En ce temps où les regards internationaux se tournent à nouveau vers l’est de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), cet essai photographique offre une brève, mais non moins captivante plongée dans les vies de petits commerçants transfrontaliers de la région des Grands Lacs.
This report provides guidance to donors and international organisations supporting Malians to recover from the governance and security crisis experienced in 2012.
Ce rapport conseille les bailleurs de fonds et organisations internationales qui soutiennent les Maliens à se remettre de la crise de gouvernance et de sécurité survenue en 2012.
This policy brief argues that the informal economy needs to be seen as integral to all peacebuilding efforts in the Mindanao region of the Philippines, as it will shape the prospects for a genuine and lasting peace.
This policy brief identifies the legal and administrative remedies that should be undertaken to address the land-related disputes that trigger much of the violent conflict in the Mindanao region of the Philippines.
This policy brief proposes a strategy for addressing the problem of illegal firearms in the Mindanao region of the Philippines.
This policy brief argues that the illicit drug economy should be regarded as a strategic concern in the peace process between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.
This policy brief aims to stimulate discussions around possible mechanisms for harnessing the development and peace potentials of cross-border trade while curbing its violent tendencies in the Mindanao region of the Philippines.
This report presents the findings of collaborative research carried out by a group of experts from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Nagorny Karabakh into the mechanisms of conflict transformation in Northern Ireland.
This report summarises our learning from year one of the Plural Business Partnerships for Peace in Pakistan (PBPP) on the potential role of business as a peacebuilding constituency in Pakistan.
This research has been undertaken by the young people involved in the ‘Promoting Positive Diaspora Voices’ project. The group consists of young people aged 15-20 years old from Brierfield and Nelson (East Lancashire), Hayes (west London) and Normanton (Derby).
This resource pack forms part of a joint project between International Alert and five international and national NGOs working together to develop more effective, inclusive and accountable public security policies and practice in Nepal.
Insecurities that Nepali women experience in the workplace have been explored in previous studies, but this new report focuses on the difficulties that employed and self-employed women face in the wider context – in their homes and communities, travelling to and from their work, as well as in their workplaces.
This report calls for a more nuanced understanding of the role gender plays in peacebuilding. It is part of a three-year research project aimed at deepening and expanding understanding on the topic and is based on field research in Burundi, Colombia, Nepal and Uganda.
This report offers a gender analysis of northern Uganda in the wake of conflict and internal displacement, arguing for a broader and deeper understanding of gender in peacebuilding initiatives.
Bangladesh and India are among the world’s most populous but also most vulnerable countries to environmental risks. This paper looks at these risks and how communities respond to them.
This report looks at youth participation in government programmes in Uganda and was commissioned by the Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Youth Affairs. This includes the extent to which youth issues are being taken care of and whether youths are participating and benefiting from such programmes.
This report looks at the perceptions of economic opportunities for young people in the northern Ugandan sub-regions of Acholi and Lango.