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    The institutionalisation of mediation support within the ECOWAS Commission

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2016
    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission established the Mediation Facilitation Division (MFD) in June 2015 to backstop mediation efforts undertaken by its mediation organs, member states, non-state actors and joint initiatives with other international organisations, such as the African Union Commission (AUC) and the United Nations (UN).
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    The peace process in the DRC: a transformation quagmire

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2013
    Since the 1990s the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has continued to be mired in intractable conflicts. Despite the establishment of an elected government in 2006 following the implementation of a series of peace agreements, the country still faces challenges in consolidating peace throughout its territory.
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    The African Union 2013 Golden Jubilee Retreat: 50 years of peacemaking in Africa – a critical retrospective of OAU/AU peacemaking

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2013
    The Fourth African Union (AU) High-Level Retreat on the Promotion of Peace, Security and Stability in Africa was held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on 29 and 30 October 2013 under the theme ‘50 Years of peacemaking in Africa: A critical retrospective of OAU/AU peacemaking’.
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    Integrating traditional and modern conflict resolution: experiences from selected cases in Eastern and the Horn of Africa

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2012
    Contemporary Africa is faced with the reality of numerous evolving states that have to grapple with the inevitability of conflict. On their own, the fledgling institutions in these states cannot cope with the huge demands unleashed by everyday conflict.
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    Different Arab Springs? The political elite and de facto political power

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
    The intensive campaign of civil resistance that led to the ousting of the Ben Ali regime in Tunisia in January 2011 ushered what has become known as the Arab Spring. Yet, the outcomes in other Arab countries where citizens have tried to follow in the footsteps of Tunisian citizens have been different.
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    State structure and electoral systems in post-conflict situations

    International Foundation for Electoral Systems, 2007
    This paper discusses the role of elections and the structure of the state in post-conflict states. The paper argues that well designed and managed elections can create legitimate political structures that promote negotiation and political stability.