Tag Archive: Evidence & Indicators

Book Review: Evaluation in the Extreme: Research, Impact and Politics in Violently Divided Societies

by  Rebecca Smyth,  GJA Student Ambassador Colleen Duggan, Sub-Director of Management at United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rightsin Colombia and an advisor to the Political Settlements Research Programme (PSRP), has recently published a co-edited volume with Kenneth Bush entitled Evaluation in the Extreme: Research, Impact and Politics in Violently Divided Societies.  The product of […]

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Update: Measuring Political Settlements

On September 3, 2015, the PRSP team held a round table discussion on “Conceptualising and Measuring the Success and Failure of Political Settlements: Constitutions and Peace Agreements.” A small but fascinating group of scholars from various disciplines gathered – all of them researching a similar question in their respective fields: how do you measure failure […]

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ISS Working Paper on Measuring Transformation

Discussions about the relationship in between political settlements, development and sustainable peace still lack evidence-based research. In response to that concern, the first ISS working paper for the PSRP offers a conceptual framework and methodology for defining and understanding transformation in fragile and conflict affected states (FCAS) through the lens of political settlements. Specifically, it outlines a number of […]

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