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    War and peace in the Great Lakes Region

    Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2016
    The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, hosted a two-day policy research seminar in Cape Town, from 19 to 20 March 2016, on the theme “War and Peace in the Great Lakes Region”.
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    South Africa in Africa: the dilemmas of foreign policy and human rights

    Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2016
    The Centre for Confl ict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, and the Johannesburg-based Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) hosted two public dialogues in Cape Town, one on 11 April 2016 on “South Africa in Africa: National Interest Versus Human Rights?”, and another on 30 June 2016 on “South Africa in Southern Africa: ‘Good Governance’ Versus Regional Solidarity?” Both events were held at
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    Civilians’ survival strategies amid institutionalized insecurity and violence in the Nuba Mountains, Sudan

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016
    The Nuba’s peripheral homeland of the Nuba Mountains, in southern Kordofan, is one of Sudan’s current killing fields, with high numbers of civilian casualties, of wounded and internally displaced persons, refugees, families, and individuals.
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    India's Panda the rise and fall of Sabyasachi Panda in India's Maoist movement

    Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2016
    Sabyasachi Panda is an ordinary man with a curious claim to fame. A mathematics graduate from a middling college in rural India, Panda, with his custom short haircut (combed to the side), generic reading glasses, and stock-standard moustache (almost universal amongst Indian men), speaks softly and almost entirely in well-worn clichés.
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    The year that shook the rich: a review of natural disasters in 2011

    Brookings Institution, 2012
    From the earthquake and tsunami in Japan to fourteen disasters causing over a billion dollars each in damage in the United States, 2011 was particularly damaging for developed countries. Reviewing 2011’s natural disasters, this report analyses the range of disasters and lessons to be learned from those that occurred in developed countries.Key lessons:
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    The dynamics of youth radicalisation in Africa: reviewing the current evidence

    Institute for Security Studies, 2016
    Youth radicalisation towards violent extremism is a global phenomenon that threatens peace, security and stability. This paper reviews the evidence on the factors that may contribute to the dynamics of youth radicalisation in Africa. 
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    Mali's young 'jihadists': fuelled by faith or circumstance?

    Institute for Security Studies, 2016
    Unemployed, idle and fanatical – this is how young people in the ranks of the armed jihadist groups in Mali are portrayed. However, there is little empirical data to support this characterisation.
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    South Africa, the ICC, and theUN Human Rights Council

    Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2016
    The Centre for Confl ict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, and the Johannesburg-based Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) hosted two public dialogues in Cape Town on 24 February 2016 on €œSouth Africa and the International Criminal Court (ICC)€, and on 31 March 2016 on €œSouth Africa and the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council€.
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    Uprooted: the growing crisis for refugee and migrant children

    United Nations Children's Fund, 2016
    Around the world, nearly 50 million children have migrated across borders or been forcibly displaced. This report presents comprehensive, global data about these children - where they are born, where they move and some of the dangers they face along the way.
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    Impact Initiative

    The Impact Initiative for international development research aims to increase the uptake and impact of research from two research programmes jointly funded by the UK’s Econ

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