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Youth voices in Yemen
This film features youth activists from our 'Amplifying Youth Voices' project who share their experiences of being part of the programme and how it is helping them to enhance their advocacy work within their own communities. Watch the video.
VIDEO | October 2014
Communities in the Isfara district of Tajikistan, bordering Kyrgyzstan, are gaining confidence to raise sensitive issues at police-community meetings, following work by Saferworld and local partner the Association of Scientific and Technical Intelligentsia of Tajikistan (ASTI) to improve relations and build trust.
CASE STUDY | 23 January 2015
China’s rise means that it is now widely viewed as an important actor in the fields of international security and politics. This is especially true in relation to the global arms trade, where China’s market share has risen in step with its growing economic and military capabilities. As China becomes...
RESOURCE | 21 January 2015 - Bernardo Mariani, Dr Chin-Hao Huang
Saferworld Associate Kim Jolliffe reflects on the implications of the post-2015 development agenda for Myanmar.
COMMENT & ANALYSIS | 19 January 2015 - Kim Jolliffe
In December 2014 the Arms Trade Treaty became international law; work must now be stepped up to ensure progressive interpretation and full implementation of the Treaty by all States Parties. In order to support this effort, Saferworld has established the informal Expert Group on ATT Implementation (EGAI) which involves work...
RESOURCE | 12 January 2015
Wednesday 24 December 2014 marks a historic moment as the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) becomes international law. For those from civil society and progressive governments who have worked towards this goal for many years it is a day of which we can be proud, a hugely important staging post on...
NEWS | 24 December 2014
A recent Saferworld conference in Istanbul provided a rare opportunity for stakeholders from conflict-affected states, emerging global powers, and traditional development actors to debate key issues of peace and development. The conference discussions highlighted that while there are differences between their approaches, there is much they can learn from each...
NEWS | 18 December 2014
Yesterday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon released his Synthesis Report On the Post-2015 Agenda. Larry Attree and Thomas Wheeler analyse whether the report will help Member States towards a framework that fulfils its full peacebuilding potential.