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CrisisWatch | The Monthly Conflict Situation Report

CrisisWatch | The Monthly Conflict Situation Report | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
Mapping global conflict month by month.
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CrisisWatch | The Monthly Conflict Situation Report

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The principles of mediation and the role of third parties in peace processes

The principles of mediation and the role of third parties in peace processes | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
This was also the role played in Geneva by the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue in talks between the Spanish government and ETA in 2005 and 2006. In the peace process in Colombia, the Caracas .... London: Routledge.

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Du Mali à la RCA : Est-ce le retour du gendarme colonial?

Du Mali à la RCA : Est-ce le retour du gendarme colonial? | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
La décision prise par la France d’envoyer 800 hommes pour aider à restaurer l'État déliquescent de la République Centrafricaine (RCA) et arrêter un conflit qui menace d'embraser les pays voisins co...
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More than 100 dead in CAR fighting

More than 100 dead in CAR fighting | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
More than 100 people are confirmed dead in fighting in the Central African Republic as the UN backs French plans to join a peacekeeping force.
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J'aime l'Afrique, et je me bouge pour elle...

J'aime l'Afrique, et je me bouge pour elle... | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it

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Briefing: Armed groups in eastern DRC

Briefing: Armed groups in eastern DRC | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
The apparent imminent demise of the 18-month-old M23 rebellion is unlikely, on its own, to deliver peace to the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where, in the absence of a significant presence of the state, at least 40 armed groups...
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This article has a detailed map showing where the various armed groups are located.

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UN passes new resolution on women's role in peace processes

UN passes new resolution on women's role in peace processes | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
Resolution 2122 creates roadmap for systematic approach to 'implementation of commitments on women, peace and security'
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Peacekeepers to the Central African Republic? - UN Dispatch

Peacekeepers to the Central African Republic? - UN Dispatch | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
UN Peacekeepers may soon be headed to the Central African Republic
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Stop asking me how to fix Congo, says Rwanda's Kagame

Stop asking me how to fix Congo, says Rwanda's Kagame | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rwandan President Paul Kagame says he doesn't understand why people keep asking him how to end decades of conflict in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo, despite accusations...
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Museveni, US defence bosses discuss Kenya attack

Museveni, US defence bosses discuss Kenya attack | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
Last weekend’s deadly attack on Nairobi’s Westgate Shopping Mall was at the heart of discussions yesterday in Washington D.C. between US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel and President Museveni.
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Mali rebels pull out of peace deal

Mali rebels pull out of peace deal | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
Tuareg separatists in Mali say they are suspending participation in a peace deal, accusing the government of not respecting the accord.
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UN News - UN marks 50th anniversary of JFK’s final address to General Assembly

UN News - UN marks 50th anniversary of JFK’s final address to General Assembly | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
Marking the 50th anniversary of the final address to the United Nations by United States President John F.
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U.N. Leader Admits Failure to Halt Syrian Atrocities

U.N. Leader Admits Failure to Halt Syrian Atrocities | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
Ban Ki-moon, the secretary general, spoke as diplomatic energy was intensifying over a Russian proposal to secure Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles.
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Crisis and Opportunity in South Sudan

Crisis and Opportunity in South Sudan | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
Summary Ongoing negotiations to end the South Sudan crisis cannot simply return the country to the previous status quo.
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Crisis and Opportunity in South Sudan

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UN Operations in Africa Provide a Mechanism for Japan’s Military Normalization Agenda

UN Operations in Africa Provide a Mechanism for Japan’s Military Normalization Agenda | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
Jeremy Taylor (SOAS, University of London) and Michael Edward Walsh (SOAS, University of London) examine Japan’s role in UN operations in Africa and assess the implications of the country’s contributions to peacekeeping missions for the...
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3 vital factors that really matter in building resilience

3 vital factors that really matter in building resilience | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
Critics have dismissed
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Burundi at crossroads – tensions are rising ahead of the 2015 elections

Burundi at crossroads – tensions are rising ahead of the 2015 elections | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
Disillusionment is growing in Burundi, with claims that there is a general lack of political will and dishonesty on the part of the government in implementing the provisions of the Arusha Peace and Reconciliation Agreement, which brought to an end...

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Challenges of rebuilding a united Somali National Army - Sabahi Online

Challenges of rebuilding a united Somali National Army - Sabahi Online | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
Sabahi Online Challenges of rebuilding a united Somali National Army Sabahi Online Past studies of security sector reform in Somalia have argued that state-centric and foreign-led efforts have failed largely because the projects did not establish...

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Keeping remittances to Somalia flowing

Keeping remittances to Somalia flowing | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
Never has the UK’s Somali community taken so much interest in a court case.
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ICRC hones in on victims of sexual violence in conflict

ICRC hones in on victims of sexual violence in conflict | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
The International Committee of the Red Cross is stepping up its focus on victims of sexual violence in armed conflicts around the world, an issue the humanitarian agency says needs to be better understood and funded.
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DRC Army and UN Peacekeepers Try to Help Displaced Persons

DRC Army and UN Peacekeepers Try to Help Displaced Persons | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
In the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the national army and United Nations peacekeepers are working to combat dozens of armed groups that have terrorized local populations. In North Kiv...
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Turkish aid in Somalia: the irresistible appeal of boots on the ground

Turkish aid in Somalia: the irresistible appeal of boots on the ground | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
Ahmed Ali: Donors prepared to risk working side-by-side with the Somali government in Mogadishu will win favour – and contracts
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Laos in space

Laos in space | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
IN A poor country, under a regime that pursues a programme of authoritarian capitalism and keeps unreliable statistics, no one is terribly surprised when the...
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UN: Fighting Terrorism in Africa Requires Coordinated Response

UN: Fighting Terrorism in Africa Requires Coordinated Response | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
World leaders meeting at the United Nations have been calling for a coordinated response to terrorist attacks in Africa following the deaths of at least 67 people in an attack by Somali militants i...
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MSF Denounces the Targeting of Civilians in a New Wave of Violence in CAR | Doctors Without Borders

MSF Denounces the Targeting of Civilians in a New Wave of Violence in CAR | Doctors Without Borders | peacekeeping and peacebuilding | Scoop.it
MSF treated more than two dozen people injured in the aftermath of new violence 180 miles north of Bangui.
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