Category Archive: Publication

Infographics

Infographics The Political Settlements Research Programme has produced a series of infographics illustrating key facts and recurring themes from the PSRP’s research into nearly 30 years of peace process negotiations around the world. The infographics are underpinned by data from the PA-X Peace Agreements Database, a fully searchable database of over 1700 peace agreements from […]

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Amnesties Infographic

Amnesties Infographic

Amnesties Infographic Political Settlements Research Programme (2019) About: The Political Settlements Research Programme has produced a series of infographics illustrating key facts and recurring themes from the PSRP’s research into nearly 30 years of peace process negotiations around the world. The data is drawn from the PSRP’s PA-X Peace Agreements Database, a fully searchable database […]

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Transitional Justice Infographic

Transitional Justice Infographic

Transitional Justice Infographic Political Settlements Research Programme (2019) About: The Political Settlements Research Programme has produced a series of infographics illustrating key facts and recurring themes from the PSRP’s research into nearly 30 years of peace process negotiations around the world. The data is drawn from the PSRP’s PA-X Peace Agreements Database, a fully searchable […]

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Twenty Years After Ottawa

Twenty Years After Ottawa: ‘Unpacking’ Mine Action in Peace Agreements Forster, R. (2019). Twenty Years After Ottawa: ‘Unpacking’ Mine Action in Peace Agreements. Journal of Peacebuilding and Development. Download the article. About: Mine action is essential for long-term peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction. Using new data, this paper explores the nexus between mine action and peace […]

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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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Sub-State Constitutions in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings: Workshop Report

Sub-State Constitutions in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings: Workshop Report Citation: Download report. Abstract: This report follows the Third Edinburgh Dialogue on Post-Conflict Constitution Building held at the University of Edinburgh on 9–10 December 2016. The dialogue, on ‘Substate Constitution Building in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings’, was organized by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral […]

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Navigating Inclusion in Peace Processes

Navigating Inclusion in Peace Processes Citation: Download report. Download policy brief. Abstract: While the ‘inclusion consensus’ has been growing, new challenges to implementing it have been evolving with equal vigour. Negative trends in violent conflict have been reversing development gains, exacerbating suffering and fuelling displacement crises. Drivers of conflict have escalated and evolved, including fragmentation of military […]

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Principled Pragmatism and the ‘Inclusion Project’: Implementing a Gender Perspective in Peace Agreements

Principled Pragmatism and the ‘Inclusion Project’: Implementing a Gender Perspective in Peace Agreements Citation: Download journal article. Abstract: UN Security Council Resolution 1325 of 2000 provided that peace agreements should adopt a ‘gender perspective’. This commitment has been reiterated in women, peace and security resolutions since that time. This article uses a mixed qualitative and […]

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Navigating inclusion in peace processes

Navigating inclusion in peace processes Citation: Download report. Abstract: There is a broad global consensus that inclusion matters in peace processes. The 2018 UN and World Bank report, Pathways for Peace, asserts that ‘addressing inequalities and exclusion’ and ‘making institutions more inclusive’ are key to preventing violent conflict. The challenges now are to strengthen that consensus […]

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Bridging the Enforcement Gap? Evaluating the Inquiry Procedure of the CEDAW Optional Protocol

Bridging the Enforcement Gap? Evaluating the Inquiry Procedure of the CEDAW Optional Protocol Citation: Download journal article Abstract: Considerable optimism accompanied the adoption of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Optional Protocol. However, one of the Optional Protocol’s two enforcement measures, the inquiry procedure, appeared to languish for […]

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