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Politics, International Relations and Strategic Studies | Explore Taylor & Francis Online

Politics, International Relations and Strategic Studies | Explore Taylor & Francis Online | peacebuilding | Scoop.it
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For more tolerance, we need more ... tourism?

For more tolerance, we need more ... tourism? | peacebuilding | Scoop.it

Aziz Abu Sarah is a Palestinian activist with an unusual approach to peace-keeping: Be a tourist. The TED Fellow shows how simple interactions with people in different cultures can erode decades of hate.

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South Sudan conflict: Rebel leader Riek Machar seeks Uganda's help to end civil war

South Sudan conflict: Rebel leader Riek Machar seeks Uganda's help to end civil war | peacebuilding | Scoop.it

Machar to meet President Museveni as latest South Sudan peace deal in jeopardy.

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Sheunesu Hove's curator insight, January 26, 2016 6:14 PM

The stumbling blocks in Africa's newest nation seem to keep coming. After missing the January 22 deadline to form a transitional government that would pave way for free and fair elections in 18 months, the parties to the conflict have only themselves to blame. In the first place, there is no need to further divide the country by increasing states from 10 to 18, a move that is against the letter and spirit of the recently signed peace deal. On the other hand, can Uganda real play a game changer in this conflict now that Machar has agreed to talk to Museveni, an alleged staunch supporter of Machar's rival, Kiir?

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DRC: 'Free and fair vote' in elections could end Congo crisis and break conflict mining curse

DRC: 'Free and fair vote' in elections could end Congo crisis and break conflict mining curse | peacebuilding | Scoop.it

Armed groups in DRC earn hundreds of millions of dollars every year by trading conflict minerals.

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High-level Review on Women, Peace and Security: 15 years of Security Council resolution 1325

High-level Review on Women, Peace and Security: 15 years of Security Council resolution 1325 | peacebuilding | Scoop.it

Since the adoption of resolution 1325, women’s participation in peace and security decision-making has been key to preventing conflict and securing peace.

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Here's how World War Three could start tomorrow

Here's how World War Three could start tomorrow | peacebuilding | Scoop.it

It would only take a small spark to start a conflict between Nato and China or Russia - unleashing previously unseen forms of warfare

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How to make peace? Get angry

How to make peace? Get angry | peacebuilding | Scoop.it

How did a young man born into a high caste in India come to free 83,000 children from slavery?

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LRA warlord Joseph Kony uses ivory trade to buy arms

LRA warlord Joseph Kony uses ivory trade to buy arms | peacebuilding | Scoop.it

Former Lord's Resistance Army fighter tells the Telegraph how the wanted
Ugandan warlord runs an ivory poaching and smuggling operation to fund his
depleted forces

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What Does Colombia's Peace Process Mean For Millions Of Displaced People? - International Business Times

What Does Colombia's Peace Process Mean For Millions Of Displaced People? - International Business Times | peacebuilding | Scoop.it
An end to Colombia's 50-year civil war is within reach, but it's unclear how the government will compensate over 6 million people forced out of their homes.
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Impact of violent non-state groups on peace processes and peacebuilding

Impact of violent non-state groups on peace processes and peacebuilding | peacebuilding | Scoop.it
Dr. Annette Idler, Director of Studies at the Changing Character of War Programme at the University of Oxford, visited the Department of Political Affairs (DPA) and the UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) a few days ago to speak about alliances...
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ANALYSIS: Is the Kurdish peace process at stake? - Middle East Eye

ANALYSIS: Is the Kurdish peace process at stake? - Middle East Eye | peacebuilding | Scoop.it
As Turkey's 'Kurdish question' shifts from a domestic to a regional issue, the consequences of a derailed peace process are heightened, say observers
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UN envoy to present new Syria peace proposals - Yahoo News - Yahoo News

UN envoy to present new Syria peace proposals - Yahoo News - Yahoo News | peacebuilding | Scoop.it
The UN peace envoy for Syria plans to present new proposals at the end of July on the next steps needed in efforts to end the war, the UN spokesman said Friday.
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Women Working Towards Reconciliation (A Colombia Peace Forum Event)

This event will be webcast in Spanish. An English-language version will be available at a later date. Public support in Colombia for the peace process between ...
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Security and Peacebuilding Weekly

Security and Peacebuilding Weekly | peacebuilding | Scoop.it

This is a weekly news update on conflict, security sector reform and peacebuilding. It provides an overview of important security issues in peacebuilding and (post) conflict contexts, as well as analysis of the security/peacebuilding nexus.

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After conflict, functioning governments are key for peaceful and inclusive societies

After conflict, functioning governments are key for peaceful and inclusive societies | peacebuilding | Scoop.it

New Year, new goals, new approaches. It is the starting of the implementation and localization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the baseline year against which the 2030 Agenda will measure progress or set-backs.

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CAR court scraps 2015 poll results | Central Africa

CAR court scraps 2015 poll results | Central Africa | peacebuilding | Scoop.it

Central African Republic's highest court has rejected the results of the country's parliamentary elections held last December, citing irregularities, and malpractice by candidates.

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Post-World War I peace conference begins in Paris - Jan 18, 1919 - HISTORY.com

Post-World War I peace conference begins in Paris - Jan 18, 1919 - HISTORY.com | peacebuilding | Scoop.it

On this day in History, Post-World War I peace conference begins in Paris on Jan 18, 1919. Learn more about what happened today on History.

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10 Conflicts to Watch in 2016

10 Conflicts to Watch in 2016 | peacebuilding | Scoop.it

10 Conflicts to Watch in 2016 « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas

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I am the son of a terrorist. Here's how I chose peace.

I am the son of a terrorist. Here's how I chose peace. | peacebuilding | Scoop.it

If you’re raised on dogma and hate, can you choose a different path? Zak Ebrahim was just seven years old when his father helped plan the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. His story is shocking, powerful and, ultimately, inspiring.

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How to help refugees rebuild their world

How to help refugees rebuild their world | peacebuilding | Scoop.it

Today's refugee crisis is the biggest since World War II, and it's growing. When this talk was given, 50 million people had been forcefully displaced from their homes by conflict and war; now, a year later, the number is 60 million.

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Facing the challenge of peace | Conciliation Resources

Facing the challenge of peace | Conciliation Resources | peacebuilding | Scoop.it
A shared statement by peacebuilding organisations - 21 September 2015
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projectKASHMIR on Twitter

projectKASHMIR on Twitter | peacebuilding | Scoop.it
Happy Independence Day #Pakistan. Best Wishes From #Kashmir pic.twitter.com/oTYrtMYugh
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Balancing Hope and Leadership: A Lesson from the Colombian Peace Process - International Policy Digest

Balancing Hope and Leadership: A Lesson from the Colombian Peace Process - International Policy Digest | peacebuilding | Scoop.it
In order for sustained peace to be realized in Colombia, President Santos must recognize that it’s not just the FARC he needs to bring along but also the Colombian people.
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Conflict Prevention and Resolution Forum How to Get a Job in Peacebuilding mp4

July 14, 2015.
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Executive Director calls for ending gender-based violence and women’s inclusion in the peace process in South Sudan

Executive Director calls for ending gender-based violence and women’s inclusion in the peace process in South Sudan | peacebuilding | Scoop.it
UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka visits Protection of Civilians site 3 near UN House in Juba on 8 July.Photo: UNMISS/JC McIlwaine
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