Category Archive: Report

Amnesties and Inclusive Political Settlements

Amnesties and Inclusive Political Settlements Citation: Download report Summary: This research report explores when and how amnesties are used during conflict and transitions towards peace. In particular, it examines how the context in which amnesties are adopted can shape decisions on whether to limit the material or personal scope of amnesties or to attach conditions […]

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Accessing Political Power: Women and Political Power-Sharing in Peace Processes

Accessing Political Power: Women and Political Power-Sharing in Peace Processes Citation: Download report About: This brief sets out the various contexts in which different forms of political power-sharing are established in peace agreements. It indicates the challenges for women but also for other groups who are not at the centre of conflict, who may be useful […]

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Gaining Ground: Women and Territorial Power-Sharing in Peace Processes

Gaining Ground: Women and Territorial Power-Sharing in Peace Processes Citation: Download report About: This brief presents the different forms of territorial power-sharing that arise in peace agreements, and the potential opportunities and risks for women’s inclusion that these can entail. It proposes critical questions that women could ask of peace processes if territorial power-sharing is likely […]

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Women, Constitution-Making and Peace Processes

Women, Constitution-Making and Peace Processes Citation:  Download report. About: This brief sets out guiding questions for women seeking to brainstorm and engage in constitutional reform processes, and notes some of the key areas where a gender influence is often brought to bear, or where there are significant risks for women if issues of gender are […]

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Victims’ Inclusion and Transitional Justice

Victims’ Inclusion and Transitional Justice: Attending to the Exclusivity of Inclusion Politics Citation: Download report Abstract: This report reviews efforts to include victims in transitional justice programmes, and the difficulties of managing the politics of inclusion in the transitional justice setting. It draws on empirical data from peace agreements and fieldwork in Burundi to scrutinize […]

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Business and Peace Agreements

Business and Peace Agreements Citation: Download report. Summary: Business provisions feature in peace agreements in a range of ways. Peace agreements can refer to the roles that businesses can play in peacebuilding or post-conflict reconstruction efforts. These contributions span from creating employment opportunities and generating economic growth, to actively assisting in processes to help reintegrate […]

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Assessing and Influencing Progress in Peace Processes Workshop Report

Assessing and Influencing Progress in Peace Processes Workshop Report Citation: Download report. Summary: This report has been produced from the workshop on Assessing and Influencing Progress in Peace Processes held at Barcelona on May 30-June 1, 2018. The workshop brought together a fruitful combination of researchers, policy actors and practitioners, including a mixture of state and […]

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Reflections on Referendums

Reflections on Referendums Citation: Download report. Abstract: The use of referendums in processes of constitutional formation and change has increased considerably across the world in recent decades. This proliferation means that referendums have occurred in some of the most fragile and conflict-affected states, where there are many issues surrounding democracy and stability. This Discussion Paper […]

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Political Power-sharing and Inclusion: Peace and Transition Processes

Political Power-sharing and Inclusion: Peace and Transition Processes Citation: Download PA-X report. Summary and key findings: This report sets out how peace negotiations and peace agreements formalize political power-sharing arrangements, using data from the PA-X database (www.peaceagreements.org). In particular, it aims to consider the tensions between the inclusion of political and military elites in the […]

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Economic Power-sharing, Conflict Resolution and Development in Peace Negotiations and Agreements

Economic Power-sharing, Conflict Resolution and Development in Peace Negotiations and Agreements Citation: Download PA-X report. Summary and key recommendations: This research report argues that there is a tension between the group accommodation ambitions of economic power-sharing, and economic reform focused on creating a broader social contract capable of delivering public goods. For peace and development, […]

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