This report reviews different approaches to the implementation of international Women, Peace and Security frameworks, focusing particularly on UN Security Council Resolution 1325.
Although Lebanon is known in the Middle East for its relative political openness and for the degree of freedom Lebanese women enjoy, it paradoxically has one of the lowest rates of women’s political engagement in the region.
Long before UN Security Council Resolution 1325 came into existence, women in Liberia played an important and visible role in bringing an end to the country’s civil war. Women’s organisations and networks in Liberia therefore embody a significant amount of practical peacebuilding knowledge and experience. This report is based on a small study on women’s organisations in Liberia, which sought to document the impact of Resolution 1325 on the strategies and activities of women’s organisations in Liberia.
Lorsqu’il s’agit de la participation politique et de l'intervention dans les sphères publiques, la grande majorité de la population de l’Afrique de l’ouest doit faire face à de nombreux défis.
This report summarises our research in Burundi, Liberia and Nepal on how international institutions channel aid to support peace and development progress.
Ce rapport de recherche analyse les réseaux commerciaux au sein du secteur minier et leurs liens avec les acteurs militaires, économiques et politiques de l’est de la RDC, en se focalisant sur les provinces du Nord et du Sud-Kivu, du district de l'Ituri et de la Province Orientale.
For large parts of the population in West Africa, political participation and contribution to public circles is impaired by a number of challenges.
This publication is the fourth in a series of ‘Dialogue through Research’ reports produced by Georgian and Abkhaz experts. The reports seek to shed new light on the conflict and to stimulate a different way of thinking about conflict-related issues.
This publication is the third in a series of ‘Dialogue through Research’ reports produced by Georgian and Abkhaz experts. The reports seek to shed new light on the conflict and to stimulate a different way of thinking about conflict-related issues.
The aim of this publication is to help PSD practitioners to make better and timelier interventions in conflict affected environments (CAEs).
This practice note explains the importance of using a conflict-sensitive approach to land policy and land governance in conflict-prone or conflict-affected contexts.
International Alert is an independent peacebuilding organisation that has worked for over 20 years to lay the foundations for lasting peace and security in communities affected by violent conflict.
This report identifies entry points from which various stakeholders, including the private sector, government, civil society and the international community, can encourage improved public security in the Nepal.
This report aims to better understand the challenges around linking economic recovery and the wider peace process in Nepal.
One of the more controversial outcomes of the UN Small Arms conference was the failure of states to explicitly commit to more effective regulation of civilian possession and use of small arms and light weapons (SALW). Despite clear evidence of the opportunities for diversion of SALW from civilian possession to illicit trade and the serious impact of this on human security, opposition from some
This paper provides insight into how to strengthen security and justice responses to the principle risk for women in post-conflict Nepal: sexual and gender-based violence.
There is increasing recognition that business needs to play a positive role in conflict prevention and peacebuilding in post-conflict scenarios.