Category Archive: Peace Agreement

Building States while Building Peace? Statebuilding and Security Sector Reform in Peace Agreements

Building States while Building Peace? Statebuilding and Security Sector Reform in Peace Agreements Citation:  Download PA-X report. Summary: This report uses ten variables coded in PA-X as proxies for the intended strength of statebuilding in peace agreements. These are references to political institutions, constitution’s affirmation, constitutional reform, elections, electoral commission, political parties reform, civil society, public […]

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Incremental peace in Afghanistan

Incremental Peace in Afghanistan

Incremental Peace in Afghanistan Citation: Download report. Download policy brief. Watch editors & authors of the report on Afghanistan share their thoughts on the way forward for peace in Afghanistan at the report launch event in this video. In shorter videos, contributors also discuss the prospects for peace in Afghanistan. The first short video summarises the […]

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Sequencing Ceasefire Agreements: First, Last or in the Middle?

In this post, Robert Forster (PSRP Research Analyst) introduces his new briefing paper, Quick Guide to Ceasefire Arrangements, and highlights recent trends in ceasefire agreements, the challenges of sequencing ceasefires, and where more research is needed. Click here to read and download Rob’s full briefing paper, Quick Guide to Ceasefire Arrangements. For those in the […]

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Quick Guide to Ceasefire Arrangements

Quick Guide to Ceasefire Arrangements Citation: Download paper. Summary: This rapid reaction paper is the result of a survey of ceasefire provisions in 266 ceasefire agreements listed on the Peace Agreement Access Tool (PA-X) database. The note includes core aspects to be included in a ceasefire agreement intended as a quick reference for policy-makers, academics […]

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The Southern Transitional Council: Implications on Yemen’s Peace Process

The Southern Transitional Council: Implications on Yemen’s Peace Process Citation:  Download the journal article. Abstract: This paper addresses the emergence of the Southern Transitional Council (STC) in Southern Yemen and assesses how to understand its significance in the current attempt to end the conflict. Providing background and an analysis of the Council and the cause […]

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Toward a Comprehensive Solution? Yemen’s Two-Year Peace Process

Toward a Comprehensive Solution? Yemen’s Two-Year Peace Process Citation: Download the journal article. Abstract: After almost two years of fighting, the Yemeni peace process struggles to proceed beyond the pre-negotiation stage due to the parameters of UN Security Council Resolution 2216 (2015).  This article argues that, operating in the shadow of the ongoing conflict, the negotiations […]

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Indigenous women and Colombia’s peace process

Indigenous women and Colombia’s peace process Citation:  Download the report. Key points: • Colombia’s Final Peace Agreement sets 
an international standard for the inclusion 
of indigenous women in peace processes: women’s and indigenous women’s organisations effectively lobbied to ensure their meaningful participation, and the Final Peace Agreement includes gender responsive provisions and an Ethnic Chapter. […]

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Navigating Inclusion in Transitions from Conflict: The Formalised Political Unsettlement

Navigating Inclusion in Transitions from Conflict: The Formalised Political Unsettlement Citation:  Download the journal article. Download the shorter briefing paper of the article. Published as part of the PSRP edited special issue on ‘political settlements’ in the Journal of International Development. Please note that the above article is green open access and that the entire volume can be […]

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Chronology of Peace Process and Peace Agreements between the Philippines and the National Democratic Front

Chronology of Peace Process and Peace Agreements between the Philippines and the National Democratic Front Citation:  Download briefing paper. Note: This briefing paper is part of a series produced for UN Women in connection to the Global Study and High Level Review connected to the 15 year UN Secretary General Review of UN Security Council […]

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