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Sudan’s Enduring Transition: Evolving Arrangements after the Fall of Bashir

Sudan’s Enduring Transition: Evolving Arrangements after the Fall of Bashir Pospisil, J. (2019). Sudan’s Enduring Transition: Evolving Arrangements after the Fall of Bashir (PA-X Report, Spotlight Series). Edinburgh: Global Justice Academy, University of Edinburgh. Download the PA-X report This Spotlight asks: The Sudanese uprising has reached its first goal. After four months of peaceful yet persistent protests, long-term […]

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Peace in Political Unsettlement: Beyond Solving Conflict

Peace in Political Unsettlement: Beyond Solving Conflict Citation: Get the book Summary: International peacebuilding has reached an impasse. Its lofty ambitions have resulted in at best middling success, punctuated by moments of outright failure. The discrediting of the term ‘liberal peacebuilding’ has seen it evolve to respond to the numerous critiques. Notions such as ‘inclusive peace’ […]

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‘Securing’ Peace: Women and Security Arrangements in Peace Processes

‘Securing’ Peace: Women and Security Arrangements in Peace Processes Citation:  Download report Download the report in Arabic About: This brief focuses on the relevance of security arrangements in peace processes to women. Security provisions in peace agreements tend to focus on security in relation to armed actors that are primarily men, and often fail to […]

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Military Power- Sharing and Inclusion in Peace Processes

Military Power- Sharing and Inclusion in Peace Processes Citation: Download PA-X report. Military power-sharing is an effective tool for ending violence. Military power-sharing arrangements focus on the inclusion of groups key to the conflict, but in doing so can create perverse incentives to smaller groups outside of the main peace agreement consensus to assert their […]

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Conflict & Security

Jan Pospisil (ASPR), 19th European Diplomatic Programme – MODULE I, “The EU Global Strategy: from Vision to Action”, Vienna, 17-19 October 2018 Download the presentation and the programme.   Return to Multimedia Forum.

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‘Formalised Political Unsettlement’ in South/South-East Asia?

‘Formalised Political Unsettlement’ in South/South-East Asia? Jan Pospisil (ASPR), Comparative Peacebuilding in Asia: Liberal and Illiberal Transitions from Ethnic Conflict and Authoritarianism, 25 June 2018, LSE. Download presentation                   Return to Multimedia Forum.

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Building States while Building Peace? Statebuilding and Security Sector Reform in Peace Agreements

Building States while Building Peace? Statebuilding and Security Sector Reform in Peace Agreements Citation:  Download PA-X report. Summary: This report uses ten variables coded in PA-X as proxies for the intended strength of statebuilding in peace agreements. These are references to political institutions, constitution’s affirmation, constitutional reform, elections, electoral commission, political parties reform, civil society, public […]

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‘Unsharing’ Sovereignty: g7+ and the Politics of International Statebuilding

‘Unsharing’ Sovereignty: g7+ and the Politics of International Statebuilding Citation: Download the journal article in author’s final version or from the journal website. Policy points: Fragile states in the Global South are taking a much more active role in development, peace- and statebuilding partnerships. The g7+ group acts as a catalyst in this regard. This […]

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Special Issue: Political Settlements

Special Issue: Political Settlements Citation: Download the PSRP edited special issue journal articles. Summary: The main theme of the issue is the relation between the political settlement approach and transformation towards more inclusive institutions, in particular in situations of violent conflict. Return to search all publications

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Political Settlements Transformation: Engagement with the Unpredictable?

Political Settlements Transformation: Engagement with the Unpredictable? Jan Pospisil (PSRP), September 2015, 9th Pan-European Conference on International Relations in Sicily, Italy Download presentation Return to Multimedia Forum.

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