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- DocumentAfrican Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2015Since its creation in 2005, the United Nations (UN) Peacebuilding Architecture (PBA) has scored some successes in terms of increasing opportunities for financing of peacebuilding efforts and working with governments in this area.DocumentInstitute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 20152015 marks ten years since more than 150 world states endorsed the principle of the Responsibility to protect (R2P) at the 2005 World Summit.DocumentCentre for Human Rights and Policy Studies, 2015In many African states, even in those states not afflicted by conflicts from the beginning, in reality, the state never managed to impose a monopoly on security. Moreover, in many cases the African states never developed ‘public’ security systems to protect all citizens without discrimination. The public police remained largely in the service of the elite in power.Document
Thinking outside the box: exploring the critical roles of sports, arts, and culture in preventing violent extremismHedayah, 2015Unlike traditional law-enforcement and military responses to terrorism and conflict, countering violent extremism (CVE) efforts take a preventive approach aimed at reducing the appeal and recruiting potential of extremist groups.Document
Escaping the repertoire of election crisis: prospects and challenges of the evolving infrastructure for peace in Côte d’IvoireKofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre, 2015As a conflict prevention and management tool, national peace infrastructures have largely contributed to peace and security in countries where they have been established and adopted.DocumentRefugee Law Project, Uganda, 2015Within the international community – international lawyers, human rights activists, officials of international organizations, and the staff of NGOs focused on peace-building – forgiveness is little understood, widely ignored, and often overshadowed by other activities thought to be more urgent.DocumentStanley Foundation, 2015At their core, mass atrocities are a form of violence perpetrated against the “other” for a broad range of interconnected ethnic, ideological, religious, and political reasons. In many cases, these reasons have economic drivers that underlie, trigger, or sustain mass atrocities.DocumentObserver Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015India's neighbourhood is unique: It has about 15,106 km of international border; 7,000 km of it with two nuclear powers, who share close strategic ties with each other. With most of the remaining neighbouring countries, India has long-standing bilateral security-related problems.Document
South and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean-South Atlantic nexus: strategic and blue economy dimensionsInstitute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2015This policy brief summarises and updates the outcome of the very first symposium devoted to exploring Indian Ocean-South Atlantic sea lanes of convergence around South Africa’s Cape of Good Hope.DocumentCentre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2015The Great Lakes region – focusing largely around Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, and Uganda – is central not only to Africa’s geography but also to continental security and governance.