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South–South peacebuilding: lessons and insights from Turkey and South Africa’s support to fragile statesSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017Emerging 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.DocumentInstitute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2016Since 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.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016As 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.DocumentCentre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2016The 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”.DocumentInstitute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2016Sabyasachi 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.DocumentInstitute for Security Studies, 2016The 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.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.DocumentAfrican Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2016The 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).DocumentNigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016Ipastoralists 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.DocumentInstitute for Security Studies, 2016FORTY 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.