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Vulnerability to Intrastate Conflict

Vulnerability to Intrastate Conflict

Barry B. Hughes, Jonathan D. Moyer, Timothy D. Sis | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 60
Pages: 64

This report, which draws on the International Futures modeling system for its analysis, focuses on vulnerability to conflict. This meta-analysis approach seeks to help those in scholarly and policy environments understand more fully the various quantitative measures on conflict vulnerabilities.

Gender, Conflict, and Peacebuilding

Gender, Conflict, and Peacebuilding

Kimberly Theidon and Kelly Phenicie with Elizabeth | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 168
Pages: 56

The field of gender, conflict, and peace building has emerged over recent decades; become institutionalized through policymaking, legal practice, and the development of practitioner models; and been enhanced through academic research.


Integrating Internal Displacement in Peace Processes and Agreements

Integrating Internal Displacement in Peace Processes and Agreements

Gerard McHugh | Human Rights
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 65
Pages: 85

Leading experts on mediation and the plight of internally displaced persons (IDPs) collaborated to produce this handbook, which gives mediators the tools they need to incorporate IDP's concerns into peace processes and agreements.

Talking to Groups That Use Terror

Talking to Groups That Use Terror

Editors Nigel Quinney and A. Heather Coyne | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 90
Pages: 105

This volume poses and attempts to answer a series of basic, but complex, questions regarding engagement of proscribed armed groups (PAGs). This handbook is part of the Peacemaker’s Toolkit series, published by the United States Institute of Peace.

Working with Groups of Friends

Working with Groups of Friends

Teresa Whitfield | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 42
Pages: 84

This volume explores how peacemakers can productively work with informal mini coalitions of states or intergovernmental organizations that provide support for resolving conflicts and implementing peace agreements—an innovation often referred to as groups of “Friends.” This handbook is part...


Debriefing Mediators to Learn from Their Experiences

Debriefing Mediators to Learn from Their Experiences

Simon J. A. Mason and Matthias Siegfried | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 52
Pages: 58

This handbook enhances the practice of mediation by showing how lessons from individual mediators can be identified and made available both to their organizations and to a wider practitioner audience. It also gives guidance to staff debriefing mediators who are or have been directly involved in...

Timing Mediation Initiatives

Timing Mediation Initiatives

I. William Zartman and Alvaro de Soto | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 48
Pages: 57

A mediation initiative cannot be launched at just any time if it is to succeed. The conflict must be ripe for the initiation of negotiation. Parties resolve their conflict only when forced to do so, or when each party’s efforts to achieve a unilaterally satisfactory result are blocked and the...

Managing Fighting Forces: DDR in Peace Processes

Managing Fighting Forces: DDR in Peace Processes

Kelvin Ong | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 35
Pages: 78

Providing guidance on the mediation and negotiation aspects of disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) programs, this toolkit lays out eight detailed steps that mediators can take to establish appropriate linkages between DDR and other aspects of a peace process. This handbook is part...


Traditional Authorities’ Peacemaking Role in Darfur

Traditional Authorities’ Peacemaking Role in Darfur

Jérôme Tubiana, Victor Tanner, et al | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 27
Pages: 104

As broader peace efforts have faltered, the international community has increasingly focused on the capacity of local communities in Darfur to regulate conflict in their midst. This report examines the traditional justice system in Darfur and points to challenges facing traditional authorities, as...

Informal Justice and the International Community in Afghanistan

Informal Justice and the International Community in Afghanistan

Noah Coburn | Human Rights
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 48
Pages: 96

Informal justice is an often debated yet poorly understood concept in Afghanistan. Generally, it refers to a series of mechanisms, such as local councils (shuras and jirgas), that are outside of the state’s direct control—though not necessarily beyond its influence and that are used to resolve...

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