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.
This report is a collection of reflections from a field visit to three districts in the middle hills and Terai belt of eastern Nepal which set out to explore the various dimensions of the resilience of climate-affected communities.
This briefing is based on discussions and interviews in Kalaiya, the headquarters of Bara District, and in Dumarawana and Nijgadh Village Development Committees in October 2009 and follow-up visits for updating and verification in February 2010 and June 2010.
This briefing helps to address the current gaps in knowledge and understanding of security and justice between those actors at the district level and those in Kathmandu. It is based on discussions and interviews in Dang District during November 2009. The contents were subsequently verified with interviewees and updated during a follow-up trip in January 2010.
This briefing helps to address the current gaps in knowledge and understanding of security and justice between those actors at the district level and those in Kathmandu. It is based on research conducted in Rukum District in April 2010. Methodologies used include semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions.
This short briefing is based on research conducted in Lofa County during February 2010. Additional research and verification was conducted during a follow-up trip in March/April 2010.
This report aims to outline priorities for international community support for the effective and accountable provision of security and justice in Nepal.
International Alert has worked in West Africa for many years, and has a long association with Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the original member countries of the Mano River Union (MRU)1. Since 2007 much of its focus in the region has been on gender issues in peacebuilding. International Alert’s work uses UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security as a way of addressing women’s priorities in peacebuilding.
Ce rapport cherche à déterminer si les violences sexuelles peuvent toujours être considérées comme une arme de guerre dans l’est de la République démocratique du Congo et se penche sur les raisons pouvant expliquer de tels niveaux de violence.
This research report analyses the trading networks within the mining sector and their links to military, economic and political actors in eastern DRC, focusing on the provinces of North and South Kivu, and Ituri district in Orientale province.
This briefing is based on focus group discussions and interviews in Mahottari district during May 2010. Interviews and community consultations were held in the district headquarters of Jaleshwor, and in Bardibas and Gauribas Village Development Committees.
This briefing is based on discussions and interviews in Dhunchhe, the headquarters of Rasuwa district, and in Chilime Village Development Committee during May 2010.