Category Archive: CR

Indigenous women and Colombia’s peace process

Indigenous women and Colombia’s peace process Salamanca, R. E., Ramirez, L. Cárdenas, M., Yousuf, Z. and Close, S. (June 2017) Citation:  Download the report. Key points: • Colombia’s Final Peace Agreement sets 
an international standard for the inclusion 
of indigenous women in peace processes: women’s and indigenous women’s organisations effectively lobbied to ensure their meaningful […]

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Processing peace in Afghanistan

Processing peace in Afghanistan Larson, A. (June 2017) Citation: Download the Accord report. Key points: • Distributing power: conventional approaches to power-sharing in Afghan peace initiatives have not taken into account Afghans’ multi-layered identities. Unpicking Afghan understandings of inclusion and power-sharing and how these relate to stability and conflict resolution is key to supporting effective, […]

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Gender and Conflict Analysis Toolkit for Peacebuilders

Gender and Conflict Analysis Toolkit for Peacebuilders Conciliation Resources (2015) About: This toolkit was produced for practical guidance on how to explore gender in relation to ‪peace and conflict. This toolkit is based on the experiences of Conciliation Resources’ experience in conflict-affected contexts and draws on their participatory approach to conflict analysis. Keywords: Gender, Conflict, Peacebuilding Download the toolkit. Return […]

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Two steps forward, one step back The Nepal peace process

Two steps forward, one step back, The Nepal peace process Citation: Download the report. Abstract: The enduring dominance of established elites and the historic discrimination of marginalised communities acted as key drivers to sustain Nepal’s civil war from 1996 to 2006. In response, how to support greater inclusion has been central to efforts to build […]

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From cooperation to contention. Political unsettlement and farmer-pastoralist conflicts in Nigeria

From cooperation to contention. Political unsettlement and farmer-pastoralist conflicts in Nigeria Citation: Download report. Abstract: This publication examines the increasing incidence of violent conflict between pastoralists and farmers in Nigeria. It looks at how previous cooperative relationships have broken down in many communities resulting in unprecedented levels of killing and destruction. The report explores the challenges […]

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Peace, Power and inclusive change in Nepal: Political Settlements in Practice

Peace, Power and inclusive change in Nepal: Political Settlements in Practice Citation:  Download the report. Abstract: This paper tracks some of the ways in which inclusion has progressed through post-war transition in Nepal, and how it has navigated shifting power dynamics. It explores how power is configured in Nepal, what inclusion means and how it […]

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No war and no peace in Colombia and the Philippines

This post by Kristian Herbolzheimer, compares the Mindanao and Colombian peace negotiations and underlying political battles for public opinion in both the Filippino and Colombian contexts. This is the sixth of a series of blog posts related to the Colombian Peace Process. The peace processes of the Philippines and Colombia have both, in the past, been hailed as shining […]

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Conflict resolution: a hard sell in the political market? Lessons from Colombia

This post by Dr Alexander Ramsbotham, PSRP researcher from Conciliation Resources, was first published by Bond on 20 October 2016. This is the fifth of a series of blog posts related to the Colombian Peace Process. The recent public rejection of the peace deal in Colombia was a blow for conflict resolution. The shock of the result is a painful […]

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Colombia: the Missing Actor

This post by Kristian Herbolzheimer was first published by OpenDemocracy on 12 Septembre 2016. View the original blog on the OpenDemocracy website in English and in Spanish. This is the second of a series of blog posts related to the Colombian Peace Process. Today, the peace process in Colombia is the world’s main referent in peace-building. On September, 26, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary […]

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PSRP Members on UN Resolution 1325 – 15 years on

Two PSRP members, Aisling Swaine and Eleanor O’Gorman, contributed to the 50.50 Inclusive Democracy article series on  UN Resolution 1325 – 15 years on. In Implementing Resolution 1325: the role of National Action Plans, Aisling Swaine, underlines the need and challenges in implementing National Actions Plans to promote gender equality at national levels. On the frontline: women building peace, Eleanor […]

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