This report argues that strengthening relationships is key to reducing violent extremism in Kenya.
Read about a few examples of how we walk alongside people striving to build a more peaceful future for their families and communities.
Inadequate governance, institutional fragility and widespread insecurity are both consequences and causes of the expansion of criminal activities.
Une mauvaise gouvernance, la fragilité des institutions et le règne de l’insécurité sont à la fois cause et conséquence de l’intensification des activités criminelles.
This report unpacks the nexus between conflict, drugs, crime and violence in three crucial contexts: Afghanistan, the border between Colombia and Peru, and Nigeria.
Ce rapport vise à établir une cartographie des institutions et des programmes de microfinance dans les villes frontalières de Goma-Gisenyi, Bukavu-Kamembe et Uvira-Gatuma en République Démocratique du Congo, au Rwanda et au Burundi.
At International Alert, we annually gather data on our activities (and their corresponding results) conducted around the world during the previous year. We then share these findings, called the ‘Results Framework’, with our donors and supporters.
This policy brief aims to inform policy formulation on local-level security provision and refugee protection in Lebanon, and to propose modalities for upgrading the systems of the security institutions in a way that strengthens protection of the Lebanese communities and the Syrian refugees they host.
In this annual report, you can follow the seven paths by which we strive to influence the opportunities for peace globally and read about some of the exciting progress we have made in supporting peace at all levels of society – from communities and businesses, to governments and global institutions.
This report explores and analyses community perceptions of the obstacles facing women’s participation in decision-making about jointly held land.
The humanitarian sector is stretched to the limit. It is struggling to meet the growing demands posed by the changing nature of conflict, the changing nature of disasters and the protracted nature of crises.
Climate change is increasing the number and intensity of humanitarian disasters around the world. As this topic brief shows, nowhere is this made more apparent than in Syria.
This report sheds light on the experiences of young smugglers in the marginalised Kasserine region of Tunisia, at a time when the country is facing heightened security concerns, political uncertainty and large-scale unemployment.
This paper assesses the role that peace education can play in addressing young Syrians’ needs and increasing their resilience in the face of violence, displacement and war; in particular their resilience to recruitment by armed groups.
This report sets out research findings on what makes young Syrians vulnerable to recruitment by violent extremist groups in the Syrian conflict and explores sources of resilience to mitigate that vulnerability.
This report aims to help peacebuilders to better capture the impact of integrating gender into peacebuilding projects.
This report is based on research into the gender dimensions of humanitarian interventions in post-conflict settings from a peacebuilding perspective, using the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal as a case study from which lessons can be drawn for other contexts.
This paper explores how the principles of conflict sensitivity can enhance and provide additional considerations for companies conducting human rights due diligence in conflict-affected settings.