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Political Commemoration: The Inclusion Dynamics of ‘Partisan Commemoration’

Political Commemoration: The Inclusion Dynamics of ‘Partisan Commemoration’ Citation: Download briefing. 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 direction […]

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Peacebuilding and transition in borderlands

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 violence, (in)security, governance and […]

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Substate Constitutions in Fragile and Conflict-affected Settings

Substate Constitutions in Fragile and Conflict-affected Settings Citation: Download the report. Key points: • In order to understand whether (and how) substate constitution-building might help address the relationship between substate communities and the central state, it is important to examine the relationship of territory and identity to conflict. This relationship is shaped by the social […]

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

The Southern Transitional Council: Implications on Yemen’s Peace Process Forster, R (August 2017) 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 […]

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

Toward a Comprehensive Solution? Yemen’s Two-Year Peace Process Forster, R. (2017) 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 […]

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Colombia Podcasts: History of a Peace Process

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The Role of Human Rights in Peace Settlements – A Twenty-Five Year History. Northern Ireland’s Past and Current Struggles in Global Perspective

Evaluating Transformation