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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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Political Commemoration: The Inclusion Dynamics of ‘Partisan Commemoration’

Political Commemoration: The Inclusion Dynamics of ‘Partisan Commemoration’ Citation: Download briefing paper. Policy points: • Politically partisan commemoration is a prolific activity in many societies with a history of ethno- national conflict, used and valued by political actors • Politically partisan commemoration appears divisive, but can paradoxically underpin peace by cohering communities ambivalent about the […]

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Violent conflict, political settlement and intimate partner violence, Lessons from Northern Ireland

 Violent conflict, political settlement and intimate partner violence, Lessons from Northern Ireland Citation: Download the research report. Policy points: An understanding of inter-personal (‘domestic’) violence (IPV) that incorporates coercive and controlling behaviour related to threats of harassment and psychological abuse, alongside physical violence, is vital in both conflict and post-conflict situations. Given the investment in […]

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Bringing in the margins, Peacebuilding and transition in borderlands

Bringing in the margins, Peacebuilding and transition in borderlands Citation: Download the report. Abstract: This report summarises discussions from a workshop to explore sub-state political settlements in conflict-affected borderlands and the possibilities for more effective and inclusive peacebuilding interventions. It looks at four key themes: concepts of borderlands, inclusion and political settlement; the particular types of […]

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The Social Life of Policy Reports: Reporting as a Tool in the Transitional Justice Battlefield in Rwanda

The Social Life of Policy Reports: Reporting as a Tool in the Transitional Justice Battlefield in Rwanda Citation:  Access the article here. Policy Points: • Given the ubiquity of reports in aid-dependent policy implementation, this article draws attention to the complex politics and to the contentious role played by international aid organisations involved in the […]

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The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict

The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict Citation: Purchase the book. Key points: Focuses on the multidimensionality of gender in conflict Provides a substantial set of case studies from across the globe on conflict and gender Assesses the role of gender in violent conflicts, with an emphasis on women’s experiences Keywords: gender; conflict Return to search […]

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Atrocity, Accountability, and Amnesty in a ‘Post- Human Rights World’?

Atrocity, Accountability, and Amnesty in a ‘Post-Human Rights World’? Citation: Download the working paper. Abstract: The end of the Cold War and the political transitions in South America and Eastern Europe in the early 1990s led to significant developments in international law that sought to ensure greater accountability for perpetrators of genocide, war crimes, and […]

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Justice Learning in Transition, A Grassroots Toolkit

Justice Learning in Transition, A Grassroots Toolkit Citation: Download the working paper. Abstract: This Working Paper explains how a local conversation about transitional justice in North Belfast became the basis for designing a toolkit that is available for use by people in other settings. The Transitional Justice Grassroots Toolkit (Rooney, 2014) is a local justice […]

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Dealing with displacement in Myanmar’s peace process

Dealing with displacement in Myanmar’s peace process Citation:  Download working paper or the executive summary. Keyword: Peace Processes Return to search all publications.

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What difference does peace make? A Comparative Study of Intimate Partner Abuse in a Conflict and Post-Conflict Setting

What difference does peace make? A Comparative Study of Intimate Partner Abuse in a Conflict and Post-Conflict Setting Keywords: Conflict Return to Multimedia Forum.

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