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Gendered Political Settlements: Examining Peace Transitions in Bougainville, Nepal and Colombia

Gendered Political Settlements: Examining Peace Transitions in Bougainville, Nepal and Colombia Citation:  Download the Report Policy Points:  Deliberately building practical forms of inclusion into peace negotiations, agreements and implementing institutions are ways to seize the opportunities for inclusion during and immediately after the negotiation of a peace agreement. Using an intersectional approach to peacebuilding can […]

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India in South Asia: Interaction with Liberal Peacebuilding Projects

India in South Asia: Interaction with Liberal Peacebuilding Projects Citation:  Download the journal article Abstract: In fragile and conflict-affected States (henceforth FCAS) in South Asia, two distinct forms of international engagement have worked simultaneously—the engagement of India, the regional hegemon, and that of Western states that promote liberal peacebuilding projects. From Norwegian engagement in Sri […]

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Gender and Nepal’s transition from war

Gender and Nepal’s transition from war Citation: Download report. Key points: • Formal participation vs. informal influence: The post-war era has brought clear gains for women in terms of formal political participation and representation. But these have not been matched by women’s ability to influence decision-making. Established male political leaders continue to monopolise major policy […]

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Navigating Inclusion in Peace Settlements, Human Rights and the Creation of the Common Good

Navigating Inclusion in Peace Settlements, Human Rights and the Creation of the Common Good Bell, C. lead author (2017) Sections of this report were co-authored with Rachel Anderson, Robert Forster, Max Jaede, Astrid Jamar, Sean Molloy, Jan Pospisil, Asanga Welikala, and Laura Wise, all of whom are researchers associated with the Political Settlements Research Programme. […]

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Nepal Case Study

Nepal Case Study Anderson, R. (April 2017) Keywords: Peace Processes Citation: Download briefing paper 2017/20. Return to search all publications

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Two steps forward, one step back The Nepal peace process

Two steps forward, one step back, The Nepal peace process Thapa, D, and Ramsbotham, A. (April 2017) Abstract: The enduring dominance of established elites and the historic discrimination of marginalised communities acted as key drivers to sustain Nepal’s civil war from 1996 to 2006. In response, how to support greater inclusion has been central to […]

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Peace, Power and inclusive change in Nepal: Political Settlements in Practice

Peace, Power and inclusive change in Nepal: Political Settlements in Practice Neelakantan, A., Ramsbotham, A. and Thapa, D. (October 2016) Abstract: This paper tracks some of the ways in which inclusion has progressed through post-war transition in Nepal, and how it has navigated shifting power dynamics. It explores how power is configured in Nepal, what […]

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