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Peace in Political Unsettlement: Beyond Solving Conflict

Peace in Political Unsettlement: Beyond Solving Conflict Citation: Get the book Summary: International peacebuilding has reached an impasse. Its lofty ambitions have resulted in at best middling success, punctuated by moments of outright failure. The discrediting of the term ‘liberal peacebuilding’ has seen it evolve to respond to the numerous critiques. Notions such as ‘inclusive […]

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Amnesties and Inclusive Political Settlements

Amnesties and Inclusive Political Settlements Citation: Download report Summary: This research report explores when and how amnesties are used during conflict and transitions towards peace. In particular, it examines how the context in which amnesties are adopted can shape decisions on whether to limit the material or personal scope of amnesties or to attach conditions […]

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Accord: Peacebuilding in Tunisian border regions

Military Power- Sharing and Inclusion in Peace Processes

Military Power- Sharing and Inclusion in Peace Processes Citation: Download PA-X report. Military power-sharing is an effective tool for ending violence. Military power-sharing arrangements focus on the inclusion of groups key to the conflict, but in doing so can create perverse incentives to smaller groups outside of the main peace agreement consensus to assert their […]

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Victims’ Inclusion and Transitional Justice

Victims’ Inclusion and Transitional Justice: Attending to the Exclusivity of Inclusion Politics Citation: Download report Abstract: This report reviews efforts to include victims in transitional justice programmes, and the difficulties of managing the politics of inclusion in the transitional justice setting. It draws on empirical data from peace agreements and fieldwork in Burundi to scrutinize […]

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Accord Insight 4 Borderlands and Peacebuilding: a View from the Margins

Borderlands and Peacebuilding: a View from the Margins Citation: Download the report. Download the Spotlight introduction, ‘Bringing in the Margins’. Abstract: This fourth Accord Insight publication looks at peacebuilding in borderland regions and how peace and transition processes address the interests of borderland communities. It presents seven case studies including Syria, north-eastern Kenya, Tunisia, Northern […]

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How the “Northern Irish” National Identity Is Understood and Used by Young People and Politicians

How the “Northern Irish” National Identity Is Understood and Used by Young People and Politicians Citation: Download article. Abstract: The conventional understanding of the nation within social psychology is as a category of people or “imagined community.” However, work within the discursive tradition shows that citizens tend to discuss nationhood in a variety of modes, including […]

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Packaging Participation: Non-dominant Minorities in Power-Sharing Peace Agreements

Packaging Participation: Non-dominant Minorities in Power-Sharing Peace Agreements Laura Wise (PSRP), Association of Human Rights Institutes, University of Edinburgh, 8 September 2018. Download presentation Return to Multimedia Forum.  

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Integrating the Documentation of Human Rights Violations into Peace Processes

Integrating the Documentation of Human Rights Violations into Peace Processes Robert Forster (PSRP) Justice Rapid Response roundtable on ‘Promoting Justice & Accountability in the MENA Region: What role can Non-State and Civil Society Actors Play?’ Beirut, Lebanon, 19-20 September 2018. Download presentation Return to Multimedia Forum.

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Business and Peace Agreements

Business and Peace Agreements Citation: Download report. Summary: Business provisions feature in peace agreements in a range of ways. Peace agreements can refer to the roles that businesses can play in peacebuilding or post-conflict reconstruction efforts. These contributions span from creating employment opportunities and generating economic growth, to actively assisting in processes to help reintegrate […]

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