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.
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.