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Mitigating ‘non-conflict’ violence by creating peaceful political settlements
M. Schultze-Kraft / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
Understanding and addressing ‘non-conflict’ violence is a key challenge for development. Different types of ‘non-conflict’ violence, such as homicide, massacres, armed robbery and gender-based violence, which o...
Terrorism and integration of Muslim immigrants
A. Elsayed; A. de Grip / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
This paper studies the effect that a series of fundamentalist-Islamic terrorist attacks in Europe had on the attitudes of Muslim immigrants in the Netherlands towards integration. Despite the fact that prior to the attacks ther...
Anti-corruption strategy: a civil society perspective
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013
For the developing world, corruption has been termed as a substantial barrier in the way of prosperity. The endemic use of public offices for personal gains causes a blow to national kitty – leaving little budgetary space for pr...
Using Participatory Three-Dimensional Modelling (P3DM) to facilitate community decision making: a case study from the Vanuatu Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2014
This report focuses on the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project in In Vanuatu, which focuses on coastal zone management, and specifically the coastal roads on the island of Epi, which are being damaged by flooding and c...
The United Nations and a peace process strategy for Syria
L. Hilal / Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre, 2014
The counterterrorism effort launched by the U.S.-led anti-Islamic State coalition has side-tracked international attention away from a political resolution to the Syrian civil war. Officials, analysts and peace practitioners alike are...
Bahrain: Civil Society and Political Imagination
J. Kinninmont; O. Sirri / Chatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK, 2014
Bahrain’s political crisis continues, following the failure of dialogue efforts since 2011. That crisis is not only damaging the country’s economy and social fabric; it is also contributing to a deepening of sectarian tens...
Economic efficiency and community participation: applying the principles of the global compact – some lessons from Pakistan
S.R. Khan; F. Ali / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2003
The idea of the Global Compact (GC) was presented first in the World Economic Forum in 1999. The intention was to bring international business leaders together with various UN agencies to pursue its vision of a sustainable and inclusi...
Tunisian women in politics: From constitution makers to electoral contenders
N. Cherif / Fride, 2014
The role of women in Tunisia’s democratic transition has attracted much attention. Heirs to a reformist tradition introduced by Tunisia’s first post-independence president, Habib Bourguiba, Tunisian women early on enjoyed ...
Gender justice and climate justice: community-based strategies to increase women’s political agency in watershed management in times of climate change
P. Figueiredo; P.E. Perkins / York University, 2011
Women are one of the groups which are disproportionately affected by climate change in developing countries, especially in relation to culturally prescribed roles related to water management. Women are however, often un-represented in...
Participatory planning, justice, and climate change in Durban, South Africa
A. Aylett / Environment and Planning A, 2010
This academic article explores how participatory governance in urban environmental planning was implemented and experience in Durban, a coastal city in South Africa. The author, Aylett, contextualises participatory governance with the...
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Mitigating ‘non-conflict’ violence by creating peaceful political settlements
M. Schultze-Kraft / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
Understanding and addressing ‘non-conflict’ violence is a key challenge for development. Different types of ‘non-conflict’ violence, such as homicide, massacres, armed robbery and gender-based violence, which o...
Terrorism and integration of Muslim immigrants
A. Elsayed; A. de Grip / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
This paper studies the effect that a series of fundamentalist-Islamic terrorist attacks in Europe had on the attitudes of Muslim immigrants in the Netherlands towards integration. Despite the fact that prior to the attacks ther...
Anti-corruption strategy: a civil society perspective
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013
For the developing world, corruption has been termed as a substantial barrier in the way of prosperity. The endemic use of public offices for personal gains causes a blow to national kitty – leaving little budgetary space for pr...
Using Participatory Three-Dimensional Modelling (P3DM) to facilitate community decision making: a case study from the Vanuatu Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2014
This report focuses on the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project in In Vanuatu, which focuses on coastal zone management, and specifically the coastal roads on the island of Epi, which are being damaged by flooding and c...
The United Nations and a peace process strategy for Syria
L. Hilal / Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre, 2014
The counterterrorism effort launched by the U.S.-led anti-Islamic State coalition has side-tracked international attention away from a political resolution to the Syrian civil war. Officials, analysts and peace practitioners alike are...
Bahrain: Civil Society and Political Imagination
J. Kinninmont; O. Sirri / Chatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK, 2014
Bahrain’s political crisis continues, following the failure of dialogue efforts since 2011. That crisis is not only damaging the country’s economy and social fabric; it is also contributing to a deepening of sectarian tens...
Economic efficiency and community participation: applying the principles of the global compact – some lessons from Pakistan
S.R. Khan; F. Ali / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2003
The idea of the Global Compact (GC) was presented first in the World Economic Forum in 1999. The intention was to bring international business leaders together with various UN agencies to pursue its vision of a sustainable and inclusi...
Tunisian women in politics: From constitution makers to electoral contenders
N. Cherif / Fride, 2014
The role of women in Tunisia’s democratic transition has attracted much attention. Heirs to a reformist tradition introduced by Tunisia’s first post-independence president, Habib Bourguiba, Tunisian women early on enjoyed ...
Gender justice and climate justice: community-based strategies to increase women’s political agency in watershed management in times of climate change
P. Figueiredo; P.E. Perkins / York University, 2011
Women are one of the groups which are disproportionately affected by climate change in developing countries, especially in relation to culturally prescribed roles related to water management. Women are however, often un-represented in...
Participatory planning, justice, and climate change in Durban, South Africa
A. Aylett / Environment and Planning A, 2010
This academic article explores how participatory governance in urban environmental planning was implemented and experience in Durban, a coastal city in South Africa. The author, Aylett, contextualises participatory governance with the...
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Making All Voices Count (MAVC)
Making All Voices Count is a global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness. This Grand Challenge focuses global attention on creative and cutting-edge solutions, including those that use mobile and web technology, to ensure the voices of all cit...
Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia and Latin America (RASAALA)
Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia and Latin America (RASAALA) encourages original research into the relationship between recreation (sports, games, tourism, pageants and carnivals, etc.) and communities (local, national and international) in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The journal publishes articles, reviews, review articles, and reports on all relevant domains (social, psychological, ec...
RioOnWatch
Catalytic Commuinities, a  nonprofit organisation and Rio de Janeiro-based NGO, launched Rio Olympics Neighborhood Watch (RioOnWatch), to bring visibility to favela community voices in the lead-up to the 2016 Olympics, to be held in Rio de Janeiro. The news site, RioOnWatch.org, is  theprimary vehicle for publishing the perspectives of community organizers, residents, and internatio...
West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in 2005 to reinforce the capacities of civil society in the sub-region. WACSI is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to strengthen the institutional and operational capacities of civil society organisations through capacity strengthening programmes for increased and effective...
IEE Proceedings Communications
IEE Proceedings Communications is a journal, published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, which covers all aspects of the theory and practice of systems, networks and applications involving line, mobile radio, satellite and optical technologies for telecommunications, and internet and multimedia communication.
African Online Scientific Information Systems (AOSIS)
Information systems focusing on Africa
BetterEvaluation
BetterEvaluation is an international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing information about options (methods or tools) and approaches. It offers online tools and materials  organised into tasks: Approaches, Themes and  Resources.
Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM)
A non-profit, independent research, policy and outreach organisation working towards achieving sustainable development in the Amazon region
Forestry Nepal
Gateway to forestry information on Nepal.
Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD)
Center for Participatory Research and Development is an independent, non-profit policy, research and implementation institute.
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