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Afghanistan’s cross-border trade with Pakistan and Iran and the responsibility for conflict-sensitive employmentBonn International Center for Conversion, 2017Border areas are sites of intensive interaction between states and inter-regional business. Political tensions and armed conflicts have a particularlystrong impact on trade flows.Document
South–South peacebuilding: lessons and insights from Turkey and South Africa’s support to fragile statesSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017Emerging actors, such as providers of South–South cooperation (SSC), are increasingly playing a role in peacebuilding, particularly in fragile states and conflict-affected areas. While there is much discussion on the role of emerging donors in sustainable development, there is little empirical evidence on their contribution to peacebuilding and state building.DocumentNigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016The general aim of the research project, The Post Amnesty Conflict Management Framework in the Niger Delta, was to ascertain how the implementation of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) which had been introduced by the Shehu Musa Yar'Adua-led administration in 2009 was perceived by the people of the Niger Delta, and to what extent it had contributed to creating lasting conditions for peacDocumentNorwegian Refugee Council, 2015Growing numbers of internally displaced people (IDPs) live in informal settlements in major Afghan urban centres.DocumentNorwegian Refugee Council, 2012In the fall of 2010, Ivoirians went to the polls to elect a new president, to end years of political stalemate, and to unify a geographically divided country. Disputes over the election results instead led to a violent post-election crisis. The New Forces (FN) armed group, later renamed Republican Forces of Côte d’Ivoire (FRCI), marched from the northern zone of the country that theDocumentNorwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2016Gravely affected by the Syrian crisis, Lebanon has remained relatively stable against all odds â despite the influx of some 1.5 million Syrian refugees and an internal political crisis involving supporters of oppos- ing Syrian factions. Lebanonâs resilience can be explained by the high opportunity cost of state breakdown for domestic, regional and interna- tional political actors.DocumentNorwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2015The adoption of UN Security Council resolution 1325 in 2000 was a groundbreaking event. The resolution recognised the disproportionate impact of conflict on women, the need to protect women from violence during conflicts, and the vital importance of women’s participation and the protection of women’s rights for international peace and security.DocumentFride, 2015Many climate experts agree that the Sahel is a key hotspot for global climate change. Throughout the region, higher temperatures, increasingly variable rainfall, and more frequent droughts and storms will interact with high levels of vulnerability and low adaptive capacities to significantly challenge continued development progress.Organisation
Fondation pour les études et recherches sur le développement international / Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)The Foundation for International Development Study and Research (Ferdi), was created in 2003 on the initiative of the Cerdi (University of Auvergne and CNRS).