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Fragile states

How can post-conflict and conflict-affected states overcome the myriad of development challenges that confront them? Analysing national and international approaches to strengthening fragile states.

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Fragile States Index 2016
Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India 2016
Since its inception in 2005, the annual index produced by the Washington DC-based Fund for Peace has ranked 178 countries based on measures of their stability and the pressures they face. The vast amount of information acquisition and...
Turkey in Somalia: shifting paradigms of aid
J. Stearns; G. Sucuoglu / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
As the global development landscape continues to evolve, new and emerging actors – countries transitioning from being aid recipients to aid providers – are becoming increasingly visible on the global scene. Although the appr...
War and peace in the Great Lakes Region
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT) 2016
The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, hosted a two-day policy research seminar in Cape Town, from 19 to 20 March 2016, on the theme “War and Peace in the Great Lakes Region”. The meeting ...
India's Panda the rise and fall of Sabyasachi Panda in India's Maoist movement
J. Lea-Henry / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India 2016
Sabyasachi Panda is an ordinary man with a curious claim to fame. A mathematics graduate from a middling college in rural India, Panda, with his custom short haircut (combed to the side), generic reading glasses, and stock-standard mo...
Fractured peacebuilding in the Central African Republic: lessons for African Union engagement
G. de Carvalho; A. Lucey / Institute for Security Studies 2016
The Central African Republic (CAR) has seen decades of fracturedpeacebuilding processes. after holding elections in 2016, the country can seize the opportunity to reach sustainable peace. This policy brief looks at the role pl...
The African Union: regional and global challenges
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT) 2016
The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, hosted a three-day policy research seminar in Cape Town, from 27 to 29 April 2016, on the theme “The African Union: Regional and Global Challenges”. The meet...
Networks of organized violence: conference documentation
E. Isikozlu; S. Heinke / Bonn International Center for Conversion 2016
Networks are part of the current landscape of peace and security—they have likely always been, but they are perhaps more so today. Rather than consider them as a challenge only, they could also be seen as having...
The institutionalisation of mediation support within the ECOWAS Commission
African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes 2016
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission established the Mediation Facilitation Division (MFD) in June 2015 to backstop mediation efforts undertaken by its mediation organs, member states, non-state actors and...
Rural banditry and conflicts in Northern Nigeria
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2016
Ipastoralists and farmers in Nigeria have been on the rise. This social conflict has traditionally consisted of disputes over natural resources and is often presented as a conflict between settlers and nomadic people. However, what be...
South African scenarios 2024: politics, violence and growth in the rainbow nation
J. Cilliers; C. Aucoin / Institute for Security Studies 2016
South Africa may experience a political turning point in the aftermath of the December 2017 National Conference of the ruling African National Congress. Building on an associated publication, Economics, governance and instability in S...
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