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- DocumentInternational Monetary Fund, 2001This paper analyses how sanctions imposed on the contestants in civil conflict affect the welfare of these contestants and the allocation of resources to conflict.The article finds that weak sanctions can hurt the contestant they are supposed to help, while strong sanctions augment the expected welfare of their intended beneficiaries.Document
Conflict dynamics in a three-level game: local, national, and international conflict in the horn of AfricaWorkshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, 1999This paper begins with an introduction of a synthesis and analysis of the complex patterns of international wars and internal conflicts in the Horn of Africa over the past four decades.DocumentNautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development, 2001Paper examining the security environment and regional security cooperation in East Asia, the major security agenda in the North-East Asia and Japan's security policy in the post-cold war period and East Asia.Conclusions include the following: challenges to peace and stability in the region consist of twotypes.DocumentPastoral Development Network, ODI, 1989The call for using farmer knowledge in designing appropriate research, development and extension strategies has become common in recent years (eg Richards, 1985).DocumentHuman Rights Watch, 2001This article investigates the violence, human rights abuses and security situation in Rwanda.The article finds that:despite unresolved questions about massive killings of civilians in the Congo and in northwestern Rwanda and its continuing poor human rights record, the Rwandan government enjoys substantial international support.DocumentCentre for Development Policy and Research, SOAS, 1999After briefly reviewing the spread of conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa and emphasising their diversity, this paper focuses chiefly on the literature on the costs of conflict and on the causes of conflict.The main argument of the paper is that there is not a consensus in the literature, and that there is a vital need for much more research and analytical work.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Department for Disarmament Affairs, 2001Paper assesses the five pillars of UN mine action:mine awarenessdeminingvictim assistanceadvocacy for a global banstockpile destructionPaper states that gender perspectives should be included in all activities, including:assessing landmine and monitoring the landmine threattracking landmine injuriesdesigning assistance programmes for victims of laDocumentHuman Rights Watch, 2000Documents UNHCR's and the Tanzanian host government's failure to address violence against women refugees in a timely and effective manner, despite ample evidence that women's lives were in danger in their homes and in the general camp community.Recommendations:UNHCR needs to ensure a more institutionalised response if it is to address consistently and effectively the protection nDocument
The training of civilian specialists for United Nations Peace Operations: a report of the Seminar on Civilian PeacekeepingAfrican Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2000Report from a seminar that brought together those who currently deploy civilian peacekeepers and those training institutions that provide training for civilian peacekeeping specialists.