Category Archive: PA-X

PSRP research informs OECD’s States of Fragility 2020

Research from the Political Settlements Research Programme has contributed to the OECD’s report on States of Fragility 2020, which examines the dramatic impact of Covid-19 on the global state of fragility and sets out a policy agenda at a critical turning point.

New visualisations explore global peace agreement data

PSRP’s new data visualisations offer stunning new ways to represent and explore global peace agreements, using the PA-X Peace Agreements Database.

PSRP researcher awarded Chancellor’s Fellowship

In her new role, Dr Sanja Badanjak will focus on bringing together insights from political science, legal studies, and data science in order to better understand the processes though which political arrangements in fragile societies may achieve stability and constancy.

Role of amnesties in peace building explored in new database

Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Edinburgh have launched the first public, open access database which explores amnesties that were granted during ongoing conflicts, or as part of peace negotiations, or in post-conflict periods. 

Introducing the Amnesties, Conflict and Peace Agreement Database

Prof. Louise Mallinder introduces the ground-breaking new amnesties database published by Queen’s University Belfast School of Law and the University of Edinburgh’s Political Settlements Research Programme.

5 quick insights into PA-X data

Dr Sanja Badanjak offers five quick insights from the PA-X peace agreement data drawn from 30 years of peace processes around the world.

PA-X database expanded to June 2020

We’ve updated the PA-X Peace Agreements Database with 36 new agreements to cover up to 1 June 2020.

Scratching below the surface: what can local peace agreements tell us about armed groups and conflict fragmentation?

Juline Beaujouan, Tim Epple, Robert Wilson and Laura Wise draw on a new collection of local peace agreements to reflect on the state of contemporary conflict management and peacemaking in an increasingly fragmented world.