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Colombia: Women Seek to Overcome the Barriers to Participation in Order to Achieve Peace
K Ronderos 2015
An advocacy document from the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom in Colombia calls for the equal representation of women throughout the whole peace negotiation process in their country. The position is available ...
Winners or losers? Assessing the contribution of youth employment and empowerment programmes to reducing conflict risk in Nigeria
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2014
Unemployment and lack of economic opportunities are widely considered, both popularly and among academic and policy discussants, to be significant factors aggravating conflict and increasing the chances of young people being drawn int...
Watching us die on CNN: Report on the study of community-level conflict management mechanisms in the Niger Delta, middle belt and north east zones of Nigeria
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2012
The Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP) commissioned the Community-level Conflict Management Mechanisms study (CCMM) in January 2012. The study seeks to help reduce the negative impact of violent conflict on the most...
The Niger delta amnesty: Lessons four years on
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2014
On 26 June 2009, the Federal Government of Nigeria announced that it would grant an amnesty and unconditional pardon to militants in the Niger Delta. A 60-day period was allowed for armed youths to surrender their weapons in return fo...
Masculinities, conflict and peacebuilding: perspectives on men through a gender lens
H. Wright / Saferworld 2014
Research tells us that socially constructed gender norms which associate masculinity with power, violence and control can play a role in driving conflict and insecurity. Examining the reasons behind this, ‘Masculinities, conflic...
United Glasgow Football Club: a study in sport's facilitation of integration
O. Booth; E.E. Easton-Calabria; S. Cusimano / Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford 2014
Around the world, sport has increasingly been touted as a vehicle for social change by organisations, academics and athletes alike. Sport programmes are said to promote conflict resolution, physical and mental health, and acceptance o...
Peacebuilders and transformative change
J.P. Lederach; R. Neufeldt; H. Culbertson / Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame 2007
Open, violent conflict slows, if not destroys, community development projects, and is often a primary reason that extensive emergency aid and relief programmes are needed. This toolkit aims to improve peacebuilders’ ability to b...
An educators guide to Crimes of War
J. Waldman / Human Rights Education Associates 2007
Despite the advanced state of development of international humanitarian law and international human rights law, the world continues to witness heinous crimes of war. The development of these schools of legal thought has required a hig...
Teaching the skills and values associated with peaceful behaviours
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies 2005
This toolikit forms part of the “Inter-Agency Peace Education Programme”. The programme is designed for education managers of ministries dealing with both formal and non-formal education and for agencies which impleme...
Using artistic expression to resolve conflict
Ba Futuru 2007
Post conflict reconstruction in Timor-Leste has seen civil society playing a large part in conflict resolution and peace building efforts. Psychosocial programming has proven useful in addressing the impacts of conflict providing a pl...
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