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- DocumentBonn International Center for Conversion, 2016Networks are part of the current landscape of peace and security—they have likely always been, but they are perhaps more so today.DocumentInstitute for Security Studies, 2015Given the significant challenges in the region, the extent of the international community’s response to the situation in the Sahel should be commended. Nonetheless, coordination is essential to ensure the effective implementation of programmes and projects aiming to improve everyday life for the people of the Sahel.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.Document
Changed regimes, changed priorities? Economic and social policies after the 2011 elections in Tunisia and EgyptEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015Even though systematic, detailed, and methodologically sound explanations of the events commonly referred to as the Arab spring will take time to be completed, it is fair to assume that large-scale popular protests and the subsequent transformation of political regimes were prompted by a combination of socio-economic and political factors.Document
Learning from an interrupted evaluation: Lessons from the randomized impact evaluation “Female Empowerment and Occupational Impacts of Vocational Training in the day - to - day life of the oases in rural Mauritania”International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014Security is an important parameter to consider when thinking of, designing and implementing a randomized impact evaluation. Some very concrete problems can appear, which are not always easy to foresee beforehand. They can stem from “normal” criminality or from politically sensitive situations.DocumentObserver Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2013Withdrawal of the Western security umbrella has problematised India's current development aid-led soft power approach in Afghanistan. This paper looks at the tensions that shape India's strategic thought in the region. The northwest frontier has traditionally defined India's territorial defence. In looking at historical debates regardingDocumentObserver Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2011Pakistan has for long been grappling with several fundamental problems without any visible signs of overcoming them. Its economic, social and political indicators are amongst the lowest in the world. In its conflictsDocumentAfrican Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2011Electoral violence has been defined as acts or threats of coercion, intimidation, or physical harm perpetrated to affect an electoral process, or that arises in thecontext of electoral competitionDocument
Pride, conflict and complexity: applying dynamical systems theory to understand local conflict in South SudanAfrican Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2012South Sudan has experienced deadly conflict for much of the last five decades. While most attention has focused on South Sudan’s civil war with the now Republic of Sudan to the north, in reality, inter-related conflicts persist in multiple layers of society.DocumentAfrican Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2010The anticipated January 2011 independence referendum in Southern Sudan with its possibility of inaugurating a new state in Africa has engaged and excited local, regional and international attention in recent time.