A power-sharing government set up last month in South Sudan is fueling hope for an end to civil war, but layers of conflict remain.
PSRP Research Associate Juline Beaujean co-organized a workshop with the Berghof Foundation to discuss potential for conflict transformation with Salafi-Jihadi groups in the MENA region.
Juline Beaujouan and Amjed Rasheed discuss how the humanitarian consequences of the Syrian crisis have spilled across the region.
Cedric de Coning examines the effectiveness of peacekeeping operations as implementation mechanisms in peace processes, and outlines the risks inherent in the shift toward UN stablization missions.
“Inclusion” is becoming an increasingly prominent term in debates about peace, yet the term often remains vague. Hearing calls for an inclusive peace process begs the questions: Whom are we asked to include, how, and why? Dana Landau and Andreas Hirblinger examine strategies of inclusion in peacemaking in this article, which was originally posted on the Security Dialogue blog.
With peace negotiations in South Sudan currently stalled, Dr Jan Pospisil examines the states question – the number of regional states South Sudan should contain and their territorial delineation.
Robert Forster examines what other peace processes can tell us about the provisions of the Riyadh Agreement, signed on 5 November 2019 between the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council.
Dr Jan Pospisil analyses Sudan’s transitional power-sharing framework as the process of forming a government continues.
Dr Sean Molloy introduces his new report for the PSRP, Peace Agreements and Trust Funds, and examines how trust funds can form a crucial part of the success or failure of a peace process.