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    At the heart of discontent: measuring public violence in South Africa

    Institute for Security Studies, 2016
    civil protests and strike action have become increasingly commonplace in South Africa. Although several institutions collect data on various forms of protest, the available information varies in quality, reliability, coverage and accessibility. it is for this reason that the institute for Security Studies launched its interactive public and election violence-monitoring project in 2014.
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    Violent extremism in Africa: public opinion from the Sahel, Lake Chad, and the Horn

    Afrobarometer, 2016
    Over the past two decades, the threat posed by violent extremist groups that espouse fundamentalist religious narratives has grown substantially across Africa (Hallowanger, 2014).
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    Human Trafficking and Smuggling on the Horn of Africa-Central Mediterranean route

    IGAD Security Sector Program, 2016
    As Europe struggles to manage its largest migrant crisis in more than half a century, attention has focused largely upon the refugee flows from Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan, where years of war and instability are driving the exodus.
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    IGAD Security Sector Program (ISSP)

    The Objectives of ISSP are:Contributing to foster peace, security, sustainable development and regional integration in the IGAD (East Africa) region.Enhancing the effective
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    Falling Through the Cracks: Refugee Women and Girls in Germany and Sweden

    Women's Refugee Commission, 2016
    This short (20 page) report overview looks at the reality for refugee women and girls living in Germany and Sweden. Both countries have welcomed unprecedented numbers of refugees however the magnitude and speed of the migration has led to short-term solutions which do not always address, and in some cases perpetuate, the risks of violence against women and girls. Key issues covered:
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    UNAMID police and the protection of civilians in Darfur

    Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre, 2016
    This Policy Brief reflects on the Protection of Civilian (PoC) strategies of UNAMID Police and some of the challenges hindering their effective implementation in Darfur.
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    The politics of governing natural resources in Ghana: Towards inclusive development?

    Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2016
    Ghana’s governance of its natural resource wealth is critical to after its development prospects. Natural resources dominate Ghana’s economy: in 2013, gold, petroleum and cocoa exports accounted for 70% of total exports.
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    Land, biodiversity and extractive industries in southern Africa: How effective are legal and institutional frameworks in protecting people and the environment?

    Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2016
    In the natural resources sector, laws are often formulated to regulate the relationship between men and the environment. Ideally, the law can play a vital role in regulating and protecting communities from adverse environmental and social impacts of mining, loss of land, biodiversity and natural wealth, as well as other human rights violations.
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    Conflict trends issue 1, 2016

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2016
    The Great Lakes Project (GLP) constitutes one such effort in promoting a regionally focused programme for sustainable peace. Over the past three years, the GLP has sought to channel the comparative advantages of each partner into promoting a regional dimension to sustainable peacebuilding.
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    Toward a South and Southern African Integrated Oceans Governance Framework

    Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2016
    Maritime security and oceans governance are rapidly becoming important international challenges.1 The importance and relative urgency to address these challenges gave reason for this symposium to be held, which was co-hosted by the Institute for Global Dialogue (IGD) and the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), funded by the Open Society Foundation (OSF) of South Afric