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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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    Climate security and justice for Small Island Developing States: an agenda for action

    The Hague Institute for Global Justice, 2014
    Small island developing states (SIDS) are a unique group of countries that bear a disproportionate share of the impacts of climate change despite their minimal contribution to its causes. Their vulnerability and lack of resources to adapt raise signifi cant questions for global security and justice in the decades ahead.
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    The African Union: regional and global challenges

    Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2016
    The Centre for Confl ict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, hosted a three-day policy research seminar in Cape Town, from 27 to 29 April 2016, on the theme “The African Union: Regional and Global Challenges”.
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    The East African energy frontier, a decade on

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    The East Africa region has seen some of the decade’ s largest natural gas and energy finds. However, despite their magnitude, these discoveries have yet to fulfil the promise of social and economic progress.
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    Women, peace and security: implementing the Maputo Protocol in Africa

    Institute for Security Studies, 2016
    Women’s rights are fundamental to human security and sustainable peace. the African Union’s Protocol to the African charter on human and Peoples’ rights on the rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol) guarantees the rights and equality of women on the continent and complements the global women, peace and security agenda.

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