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Launch event for latest Accord Insight: Borderlands and peacebuilding: a view from the margins
November 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Conciliation Resources is launching the latest Accord Insight on November 6, 5-7pm at SOAS University of London.
Please RSVP to Veronika Tesarova to attend: email@example.com
About the publication:
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 Ireland, Ukraine, Nepal and Myanmar.
A ‘borderlands lens’ challenges key assumptions in current peacebuilding policy and practice: that power and order radiate outwards from the centre; that border zones are resistant to being incorporated into national peacebuilding and statebuilding projects because of a lack of security, development or governance infrastructure; and that more development and greater state presence are, therefore, logical solutions to borderlands conflict.