On Wednesday 11th December Laura Wise and Robert Wilson (PSRP) led a session on ‘Navigating Inclusion in the Changing Landscape of Peace Processes’ with a group of 15 delegates from across Turkey as part of the Democratic Progress Institute’s comparative study visit to Edinburgh. The discussion encouraged participants to reflect on the opportunities and challenges for youth inclusion in peace processes globally, drawing on PSRP research and parallels with PSRP work supporting women’s meaningful inclusion in peace processes across the Middle East and North Africa.
On 9 and 10 December 2019, International IDEA, the Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law (ECCL), the Global Justice Academy (GJA), in association with the Political Settlements Research Programme (PSRP) of the University of Edinburgh, and with support from the UK Department for International Development, held the sixth Edinburgh Dialogue on Post-Conflict Constitution Building.
On 25 November 2019, the Political Settlements Research Programme, the Austrian Study Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution and the Rift Valley Institute hosted a Joint Analysis Workshop on local peace processes in Nairobi, Kenya.
On November 8 and 9 2019, the Social Change Initiative in partnership with Conciliation Resources and the Political Settlements Research Programme hosted a conference on the role of the media in deeply divided societies.
Dr Kathryn Nash introduces her research on the role of interstate agreements in ending intrastate conflict, and asks when, where, how and why are these agreements used, and whether they are effective in addressing all elements of intrastate conflict.