Category Archive: Research Themes

Journalism conference examines role of the media in divided societies

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.

Yemen’s ‘Handshake moment’: What other peace processes can tell us about the Riyadh Agreement

Robert Forster examines what other peace processes can tell us about the provisions of the Riyadh Agreement, signed on 5 November 2019 between the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council.

Sudan’s Interim Constitutional Arrangement: The Risk of Sharing a Non-Existent Cake

Dr Jan Pospisil analyses Sudan’s transitional power-sharing framework as the process of forming a government continues.

Multi-Donor Trust Funds and Peace Agreements

Dr Sean Molloy introduces his new report for the PSRP, Peace Agreements and Trust Funds, and examines how trust funds can form a crucial part of the success or failure of a peace process.

Ceasefires