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    South–South peacebuilding: lessons and insights from Turkey and South Africa’s support to fragile states

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2017
    Emerging actors, such as providers of South–South cooperation (SSC), are increasingly playing a role in peacebuilding, particularly in fragile states and conflict-affected areas. While there is much discussion on the role of emerging donors in sustainable development, there is little empirical evidence on their contribution to peacebuilding and state building.
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    Fragile States Index 2016

    Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2016
    Since its inception in 2005, the annual index produced by the Washington DC-based Fund for Peace has ranked 178 countries based on measures of their stability and the pressures they face.
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    Turkey in Somalia: shifting paradigms of aid

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    As the global development landscape continues to evolve, new and emerging actors – countries transitioning from being aid recipients to aid providers – are becoming increasingly visible on the global scene.
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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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    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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    Fractured peacebuilding in the Central African Republic: lessons for African Union engagement

    Institute for Security Studies, 2016
    The Central African Republic (CAR) has seen decades of fracturedpeacebuilding processes. after holding elections in 2016, the country can seize the opportunity to reach sustainable peace.
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    Networks of organized violence: conference documentation

    Bonn International Center for Conversion, 2016
    Networks are part of the current landscape of peace and security—they have likely always been, but they are perhaps more so today.
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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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    Rural banditry and conflicts in Northern Nigeria

    Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016
    Ipastoralists and farmers in Nigeria have been on the rise. This social conflict has traditionally consisted of disputes over natural resources and is often presented as a conflict between settlers and nomadic people.
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    Economics, governance and instability in South Africa

    Institute for Security Studies, 2016
    FORTY YEARS AGO a combination of frustration against local government, the enforcement of Afrikaans  language policy, trade-union activism and the politicising impact of the black consciousness movement culminated in the Soweto uprising of 16 June 1976.

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