Category Archive: CR

Inclusive and Sustainable Justice in Afghanistan

Women’s participation in peace talks in Afghanistan

Incremental peace in Afghanistan (short video)

Incremental peace in Afghanistan

Incremental Peace in Afghanistan

Incremental Peace in Afghanistan Citation: Download report. Download policy brief. Watch editors & authors of the report on Afghanistan share their thoughts on the way forward for peace in Afghanistan at the report launch event in this video. In shorter videos, contributors also discuss the prospects for peace in Afghanistan. The first short video summarises the […]

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6 ways to support gender inclusion in peace transitions

This post by Dr Sophia Close (Conciliation Resources) was first published by Conciliation Resources and is re-posted here with permission. Participation of women and other excluded groups in peace talks and political bargaining is important for sustainable peace. Clear opportunities to support gender inclusion exist in all phases of a peace process – before, during […]

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Balancing stability and inclusion in peace transitions: a way forward

This post by Dr Zahbia Yousuf was first posted by Conciliation Resources and is re-posted here with permission. Inclusive societies are more resilient and less prone to violent conflict, and achieving greater inclusion is a widely accepted peacebuilding goal. What’s less obvious however, is the journey people in less equal and inclusive societies need to […]

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Navigating Inclusion in Peace Transitions: Beyond Elite Bargains

Navigating Inclusion in Peace Transitions: Beyond Elite Bargains Citation:  Download report Policy Points:  Inclusive change is slow and incremental. Support to inclusion in peace processes requires realistic, long-term goals and sustained commitment. Inclusive change is essentially an internal agenda and is highly politicised. External engagement is best provided through support or guidance. Conflict resolution frameworks […]

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Gendered Political Settlements: Examining Peace Transitions in Bougainville, Nepal and Colombia

Gendered Political Settlements: Examining Peace Transitions in Bougainville, Nepal and Colombia Citation:  Download report Policy Points:  Deliberately building practical forms of inclusion into peace negotiations, agreements and implementing institutions are ways to seize the opportunities for inclusion during and immediately after the negotiation of a peace agreement. Using an intersectional approach to peacebuilding can help identify […]

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Gender in political transition: Bougainville’s peace process

Gender in political transition: Bougainville’s peace processs Citation:  Download report Abstract: Women’s civil society activism in Bougainville has not always been well reflected in decision-making processes; however the political transition following the Bougainville Peace Agreement in 2001 has provided opportunities for greater inclusion. This report explores how gender dynamics shape decision-making, power and influence in […]

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