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Reintegrating and employing high risk youth in Liberia: lessons from a randomized evaluation of a landmine action agricultural training program for ex-combatants2011Despite a lack of rigorous evidence, states and aid agencies encourage employment programmes to rehabilitate men who are at risk of returning to violence, in the belief that peaceful work opportunities will deter them from crime and violence.DocumentZentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Bonn, 2013The transition from violence and instability to peace and prosperity is rarely linear, but rather defined more by its complexity and the alignment of often-surprising conditions.Document
Education rigorous literature review: what works to promote children’s educational access, quality of learning, and wellbeing in crisis-affected contextsDepartment for International Development, UK, 2015This study is a rigorous review of evidence found in the literature that shows which interventions promote educational access, quality of learning, and wellbeing among children who live in crisis-affected areas, and those in settings where a crisis has just ended.DocumentIgarape Institute, 2015The Child Security Index (CSI) is a comprehensive assessment of children’s perception of everyday violence. It consists of a digital survey that registers their fears, hopes, thoughts, beliefs and day-to-day experiences. The CSI is an open source application and online dashboard that spatially and temporally maps survey-collected data.DocumentL'Escola de Cultura de Pau/ The School for a Culture of Peace, 2015This volume identifies and analyses scenarios and issues on the international agenda that may enable peacebuilding or lead to an increase in violence and instability in the short or medium term. Opportunities for Peace in 2016: Overviews given include:DocumentEducation for All, UNESCO, 2013The 2011 Education for All Global Monitoring Report exposed the hidden crisis of education in conflict-affected countries. Building on the report, this policy paper shows that urgent action is needed to bring education to the 28.5 million primary school age children out of school in countries affected by conflict.DocumentOverseas Development Institute [ES], 2015Some of the worst violations of the rights to education around the world occur in contexts of emergency and protracted crisis. Around 37 million primary and lower secondary age children are out of school in crisis affected countries.DocumentInstitute for Security Studies, 2015The theme of the next African Union summit, from 30 to 31 January 2016, is ‘Human rights with a focus on the rights of women’. At the 26th AU Summit, elections will be held for the 15 members of the Peace and Security Council. In 2016, the PSC will have to take tough decisions to try to resolve existing conflicts and prevent new ones from emerging.DocumentLebanese Center for Policy Studies, 2015Given Lebanon’s dismal track record in countering corruption and its chronically gridlocked political process, the risks of corruption in the country’s nascent petroleum sector are significant.Document
Spoils of oil? Assessing and mitigating the risks of corruption in Lebanon’s emerging offshore petroleum sectorLebanese Center for Policy Studies, 2015To be fully prepared for Lebanon’s possible transformation into a major oil and gas producer, the risks of corruption in connection to its nascent petroleum sector need to be better understood and addressed.