Category Archive: Peace Processess

Economic Power-sharing as a Means of Conflict Resolution in Peace Agreements.

Satish Chand is Professor of Finance in the School of Business at the University of New South Wales and based at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. Satish is also an Adjunct Professor at the Crawford School of Economics and Government at the Australian National University. His research interests include labour migration, fragile states, and […]

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Assessing and Influencing Progress in Peace Processes Workshop Report

Assessing and Influencing Progress in Peace Processes Workshop Report Citation: Download the 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 […]

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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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Setting Aside the “Others”: Exclusion amid Inclusion of Non-dominant Minorities in Peace Agreements

Setting Aside the “Others”: Exclusion amid Inclusion of Non-dominant Minorities in Peace Agreements Citation: Download the journal article. Abstract: This article analyzes the exclusion-amid-inclusion of “Others” within territorial power-sharing arrangements. While territorial power-sharing is often used to accommodate national minorities, it risks excluding non-dominant minorities at sub-state levels of governance. The article charts how negotiated […]

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10 steps for peace in Afghanistan

The 10 steps for peace in Afghanistan blog written by Alexander Ramsbotham was first published by our partner Conciliation Resources to go along with the publication of a policy brief on the ground-breaking Accord report Incremental Peace in Afghanistan published earlier this year.   There is the opportunity now for progress towards peace in Afghanistan. But […]

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Capturing the Multiplicities of Peace: Photography, Representation; Everyday Strategies of Transition

Capturing the Multiplicities of Peace: Photography, Representation & Everyday Strategies of Transition Astrid Jamar (PSRP) and Laura Martin, ISA Annual Convention, San Francisco, 7 April 2018, link to presentation. Return to Multimedia Forum.  

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Inclusive Politics in Afghanistan

 

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Political Power-sharing and Inclusion: Peace and Transition Processes

Political Power-sharing and Inclusion: Peace and Transition Processes Citation: Download the 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 […]

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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 the 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 […]

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The ceasefire is essential – but what should happen next for peace in Afghanistan?

This article by Alexander Ramsbotham (Conciliation Resources) was first published by OpenDemocracy on 27 June 2018. So far a persistent theme of the Afghan conflict is the glaring gap between words and actions, with both sides talking peace while intent on waging war. Afghanistan is at a crossroads facing two possible futures: indefinite violent conflict, […]

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