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    Mitigating electoral conflict in Kenya’s 2017 General Election

    Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies, 2017
    On 8 August 2017 Kenya is expected to conduct a general election in which new representatives at the county and national levels will be elected.
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    Explaining South African xenophobia

    Afrobarometer, 2017
    After widespread violence in 2008 and 2015, South Africa is now clearly one of most hostile destinations in the world for African migrants.
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    Reducing conflicts around water points

    Solidarités International, 2017
     SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL works in the region of Kidal, in northern Mali, since 2015 to improve agro-pastoral activities through the implementation of WaSH activities. Underlying the rehabilitation of water points is the aim to reduce conflicts between different types of users: breeders and their herds and local populations for domestic uses.
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    Afghanistan’s cross-border trade with Pakistan and Iran and the responsibility for conflict-sensitive employment

    Bonn International Center for Conversion, 2017
    Border areas are sites of intensive interaction between states and inter-regional business. Political tensions and armed conflicts have a particularlystrong impact on trade flows.
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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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    Post Amnesty Conflict Management Framework in the Niger Delta

    Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016
    The general aim of the research project, The Post Amnesty Conflict Management Framework in the Niger Delta, was to ascertain how the implementation of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) which had been introduced by the Shehu Musa Yar'Adua-led administration in 2009 was perceived by the people of the Niger Delta, and to what extent it had contributed to creating lasting conditions for peac
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    Listening to women and girls diplaced to urban Afghanistan

    Norwegian Refugee Council, 2015
    Growing numbers of internally displaced people (IDPs) live  in  informal  settlements  in  major  Afghan  urban  centres.
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    Land conflict and food security in the Liberian-Ivorian border region

    Norwegian Refugee Council, 2012
    In the fall of 2010, Ivoirians went to the polls to elect a new president, to end years of political stalemate, and to unify a geographically divided country.  Disputes over the election results instead led to a violent post-election crisis.  The New Forces (FN) armed group, later renamed Republican Forces of Côte d’Ivoire (FRCI), marched from the northern zone of the country that the
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    Lebanon poised at the brink

    Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2016
    Gravely affected by the Syrian crisis, Lebanon has remained relatively stable against all odds – despite the influx of some 1.5 million Syrian refugees and an internal political crisis involving supporters of oppos- ing Syrian factions. Lebanon’s resilience can be explained by the high opportunity cost of state breakdown for domestic, regional and interna- tional political actors.
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    National action plan. Women, peace and security 2015-2018

    Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2015
    The adoption of UN Security Council resolution 1325 in 2000 was a groundbreaking event. The resolution recognised the disproportionate impact of conflict on women, the need to protect women from violence during conflicts, and the vital importance of women’s participation and the protection of women’s rights for international peace and security.