This UNICEF UK commissioned report, co-authored by the Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) and International Alert, adds to a growing body of research which emphasises the role of climate change and environmental stress as a ‘threat multiplier’ in terms of stability and security.
This paper describes the Syrian diaspora in the UK and outlines the potential for Syrians living in the UK to contribute to building peace in Syria.
In 2013, the Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme conducted research on the 2011 post-electoral violence in northern Nigeria. Fast forward to 2015 and the scenario looks similar with the same set of actors. But is Nigeria still vulnerable to the post-electoral violence as experienced in 2011? Has anything changed in the polity?
This report outlines the findings of a comparative study by a group of experts from different sides of the Nagorny Karabakh conflict into the mechanisms for conflict transformation in the context of the Basque Country.
Данная публикация представляет собой сравнительный анализ баcкского конфликта и методов его урегулирования в нагорно-карабахском контексте, подготовленный группой экспертов с разных сторон нагорно-карабахского конфликта.
This guide is designed to support Department for International Development (DFID) advisers in gaining a greater understanding of the importance and complexity of the links between conflict, climate and environment.
The post-independence history of Burundi until 2005 has been largely marked by violent conflict and genocide, the numerous legacies of which continue to cast their shadow over Burundian society. The peacebuilding process remains a fragile one.
This report examines the role of gender in peacebuilding in Nepal, which emerged from a ten-year civil war in 2006.
This paper identifies some of the factors underlining rising tensions and insecurity within Europe and the challenges they pose to the resilience of citizens and communities.
This report examines the realities of trade relations between business communities in Uganda and South Sudan.
This paper summarises the findings of a nationwide survey by International Alert and the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies about the perceptions of security threats and the institutions providing security in Lebanon, in an attempt to foster a debate around SSR in the country.
This report examines the role of gender in Lebanese security perceptions, Lebanese perceptions of security institutions, as well as gender dynamics within security institutions.
This article aims to contribute to the understanding of resilience building by drawing on case studies from Banke, Dang and Rolpa districts in Nepal.
As part of a four-country research project on gender in peacebuilding, this report examines the case of Colombia, where society has been deeply affected by both decades of armed conflict as well as high levels of criminal violence.
This study highlights a range of insights and opportunities to enhance how the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank approach project financing in fragile and conflict-affected situations.
This study provides an insight into the situation of young people in Uganda by highlighting the challenges they face and their impact on peace and security.
This study examines the impact of the Peace, Recovery and Development Plan for Northern Uganda (PRDP) on peace and conflict in the region.
This research was commissioned by International Alert as part of the project, 'Support to Conflict Reduction through Improving Health Services in the Context of the Syrian Crisis', which aims to reduce tensions between Lebanese host communities and Syrian refugees through improved healthcare services.