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.
This report analyses the findings of interviews with almost 800 young people aged between 18 and 34 living in the deprived neighbourhoods of Douar Hicher and Ettadhamen in Tunis, which are marked by high unemployment rates, school dropouts and insecurity.
This report is the product of a research study on social accountability mechanisms in projects funded by multilateral development banks. The research assessed how social accountability and conflict-sensitivity can be integrated into large-scale development projects, including through technology-based solutions.
Ces deux publications font l’état des lieux de la parité au sein des instances de prise de décision des organisations et institutions sociales, économiques et politiques des provinces du Sud-Kivu et du Nord-Kivu en République Démocratique du Congo
This research found that girls and women kidnapped by Nigeria's insurgent group, Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād (JAS), commonly known as Boko Haram, face mistrust and persecution upon their return to society.
This paper explores the challenges to, and opportunities for, the mainstreaming of conflict sensitivity within the Syrian crisis response in Lebanon by looking specifically at how international non-governmental organisations recruit personnel.
This report seeks to understand some of the issues faced by the residents of Rwanda's rural settlements (imidugudu) programme and explore ways in which various partners can support them to solve these problems.