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    Good talk, not enough action: The AU’s counter-terrorism architecture, and why it matters

    Institute for Security Studies, 2015
    Africa has a long history of terrorism, but it has only recently begun to acknowledge the problem and treat it as a threat that transcends borders. Despite the slow start, the African Union (AU) has implemented a fairly progressive counter-terrorism framework, pushing states to coordinate their responses in order to close loopholes and shut down potential safe havens.
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    Sahel strategies: why coordination is imperative

    Institute for Security Studies, 2015
    Given the significant challenges in the region, the extent of the international community’s response to the situation in the Sahel should be commended. Nonetheless, coordination is essential to ensure the effective implementation of programmes and projects aiming to improve everyday life for the people of the Sahel.
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    Ekoi and Etem in Karamoja - A study of decision-making in a post-conflict society

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2013
    This book presents the findings of a nine-month action research process in Karamoja.
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    Short- and Long-Term Impact of Violence on Education: The Case of Timor Leste

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
    This paper analyzes the impact of the wave of violence that occurred in Timor Leste in 1999 on education outcomes. We examine the short-term impact of the violence on school attendance in 2001 and its longer-term impact on primary school completion of the same cohorts of children observed again in 2007.
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    Unemployment and security challenges in Nigeria

    International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2013
    Unemployment is one of the most serious problems facing Nigeria like many other countries in the world. However, there is also a growing level of security challenges facing the country, which calls for serious concern. The rising level of unemployment in the country can be attributed for the in crease in security challenges in the country.
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    Global Militarisation Index 2015

    Bonn International Center for Conversion, 2015
    There are numerous sources of conflict around the world that are driving militarisation in many regions and inducing states to modernise their armed forces or increase defence budgets.
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    Security and justice evidence mapping

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015
    This report discusses the findings from an evidence mapping conducted to identify the empirical evidence on the outcomes of security and justice (S&J) interventions. The findings are presented in the form of an evidence gap map.
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    Happily ever after How UN member states can ensure sustainable peace

    Institute for Security Studies, 2015
    The United Nations (UN) 2015 peacebuilding review makes a number of recommendations to enhance the effectiveness of its peacebuilding responses across different UN entities. One of the key messages in this review relates to the core role of conflict prevention in sustaining peace.
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    Enhancing maritime domain awareness in Africa

    Institute for Security Studies, 2015
    While numerous crimes and threats occur in the African maritime domain, there is also great potential for prosperity. African states are positioning themselves to benefit from the oceans and seas by implementing strategies on continental, regional and national levels.
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    Reimagining Peacemaking: Women’s Roles in Peace Processes

    International Peace Institute, 2015
    As half of a society’s population, shouldn’t women have the right to be represented during peacemaking processes? Yet, between 1992 and 2011 just 2% of chief mediators and 9% of peace negotiators were women.

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