Category Archive: News

Introducing PeaceRep: The Peace and Conflict Resolution Evidence Platform

PSRP is now PeaceRep: The Peace and Conflict Resolution Evidence Platform.

Final update of the Ceasefires in a Time of Covid-19 Tracker

On the second anniversary of the UN Secretary General’s call for a global ceasefire to assist in the fight against Covid-19, we launch our final update of the Covid-19 Ceasefires Tracker and examine the impact of the pandemic on armed conflict.

Professor Christine Bell appointed Honorary Professor at the Mitchell Institute

PeaceRep Programme Director Professor Christine Bell has been appointed as Honorary Professor at The Mitchell Institute, Queens University Belfast.

Pathways to peace and Security 2021 Journal Cover, Issue 2 (61)

Development of the PA-X Database Highlighted In Latest Issue of ‘Pathways to Peace and Security’ Journal

The latest issue of the Pathways to Peace and Security journal features an article by Dr Sanja Badanjak reflecting on the development of the PA-X Peace Agreements Database, along with articles that describe other relevant datasets for peace and conflict studies.

Event attendees viewing art exhibition

Art as a Tool of Peace Exhibition Launch: “Amazing approaches to conflict resolution flowing through to paper and action”

on 24 November, Yemeni artists Shatha Altowai and Saber Bamatraf, along with PeaceRep researcher Dr Juline Beaujouan, launched an art exhibition that offers insights into the role of art as a tool for local peace.

Progress Pride flag flown from an upstairs window

Fully Funded PhD Opportunity: At the Intersection of Sexualities and Political Settlement in Northern Ireland

Applications are open for a fully-funded PhD opportunity as part of the Beyond Opposition Project, exploring LGBTQ+ inclusions and those who are opposed to, or concerned about, these in the context of Northern Ireland. 

Screenshot of WCMD 2021 event participants via Zoom

Constitutions, Customary and Religious Law and Gender Equality: Third Annual Women Constitution-Makers’ Dialogue

Participants addressed the balancing act between cultural and religious rights and gender equality, and considered how women constitution-makers and their allies can reconcile these rights within a constitutional framework.

PSRP gender research awarded prestigious book prize

Prof Catherine O’Rourke won the Irish Association of Law Teachers (IALT) Kevin Boyle Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship for her book Women’s Rights in Armed Conflict under International Law (Cambridge 2020).

Art as a Tool for Peace: Young artists from Syria and Yemen illustrate the transformative power of art

A powerful new exhibition brings together a series of works by young artists from across Syria and Yemen, offering a glimpse into some of the world’s most protracted conflicts.

A wide view of the Security Council open debate on women and peace and security.

PSRP analysis cited in UN Secretary-General’s report on women, peace and security

The Secretary-General’s report on women, peace and security draws on PSRP data and analysis to illustrate trends in women’s inclusion in peace processes.