Category Archive: News
PSRP is now PeaceRep: The Peace and Conflict Resolution Evidence Platform.
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.
PeaceRep Programme Director Professor Christine Bell has been appointed as Honorary Professor at The Mitchell Institute, Queens University Belfast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.