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Libya and Conflict and security

  • Capital: Tripoli
  • Population: 6461454
  • Size: 1759540.0 Km2

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Peace and Security Council Report: Issue 66
Institute for Security Studies 2015
This edition includes: Special Focus: African Union summit: Heads of state of the PSC deferred the tabling of a crucial report on South Sudan and decided to send a regional force to combat Boko Haram. A range of side me...
Responsibility to protect: why Libya and not Syria?
D. Kuwali / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes 2012
While the intervention in Libya saved relatively many lives, there is hesitation to intervene in Syria due to geopolitics, despite the threshold for intervention having been reached. However, by endorsing the notion of responsibility ...
Peace and Security Council Report: Issue 65
Institute for Security Studies 2014
This edition includes: The African Union (AU) response to events in Burkina Faso since the ousting of former president Blaise Compaoré on 31 October raises a number of important questions for the AU. This was the...
Rapid literature review: Gender in Fragile and Conflict-affected Situations
E. Browne; H. Haider; F. Oddsdottir; B. Rohwerder; A. L. Strachan / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre 2014
This rapid review collates a large amount of literature published in 2013 and 2014 (up to April 2014) on the topic of gender in fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCAS). It is not a systematic or exhaustive review, but does pro...
Interregional challenges of Islamic extremist movements in North Africa
M. Abdalla (ed) / Institute for Security Studies 2011
For a long time the region of North Africa enjoyed what seemed like political stability. The reality behind this false image has been unveiled lately by the events that have taken place in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya. A closer look at th...
The discontent in West Asia: implications for India
A. Alam / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India 2011
In the past, governments had succeeded in containing the spontaneous outbursts of crowds by a combination of force and temporary special measures. Nevertheless, the relative material deprivation combined with a perceived sense of inju...
Perspectives on Africa's response to the ICC's arrest warrants in the Libya situation
A. Louw / Institute for Security Studies 2011
The judges’ ruling has been widely welcomed, not least in the rebel stronghold of Benghazi in eastern Libya. However, for some African leaders and the African Union (AU), as confirmed at its 17th annual Heads of State Summit on ...
Libya and the responsibility to protect: Between opportunistic humanitarianism and value-free pragmatism
R. Thakur / Institute for Security Studies 2012
The application of the ‘responsibility to protect’ (R2P) norm to Libya in 2011 was successful but controversial. For 350 years since Westphalia, sovereignty functioned as institutionalised indifference. International inter...
Libya needs integrated and systemic economic reconstruction
D. Vandewalle / African Development Bank 2011
The economic, social, and political challenges Libyans will face in the aftermath of its civil war will be enormous. This paper demonstrates that with the state's economic and political institutions having been weakened, Libya will ne...
An envisaged economic model for new Libya: "oil-reliance" or inclusive development?
R. Chami; A. Al-Darwish; S. Cevik / International Monetary Fund 2012
The conflict in Libya in 2011 had a severe impact on the economy, but the contraction is expected to be temporary. This paper demonstrates that Libya has the potential for a robust diverse and inclusive growth. The paper h...
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