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This report captures the main findings of the Capacities for Peace project implemented by Saferworld and Conciliation Resources to enhance early warning in 32 conflict-affected countries.
In 2012 Somalia began a process of federalisation as a mechanism for statebuilding and ultimately stabilisation. Previous political processes have elicited limited success and have frequently been critiqued as elite-driven and divorced from popular needs. This research and its associated recommendations are an attempt to re-focus attention onto Somali citizens...
In 2012 Somalia began a process of federalisation as a mechanism for statebuilding and ultimately stabilisation. Previous political processes have elicited limited success and have frequently been critiqued as elite-driven and divorced from popular needs.
RESOURCE | 22 April 2016
A campaign promoting peace and coexistence in Yemen has been launched by Yemeni youth in partnership with House of Ideas, and with support from Saferworld.
NEWS | 20 April 2016
Strengthening Technical and Operational Capacity to Implement and Enforce Dual-Use and Arms Trade Controls
In January 2016 a group of practitioners, officials and academics working on arms control issues met in Vienna to discuss how to practically strengthen the implementation and enforcement of trade controls for arms and dual-use items. The workshop brought together experts from China and a range of Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) Participating...
RESOURCE | 19 April 2016
China and the European Union (EU) have a shared interest in the maintenance of regional and international peace and stability. As security challenges become increasingly complex and transnational, the pressure on the EU and China to take more responsibility in peace and security matters can be expected to grow.
As the countering violent extremism agenda becomes more prominent, Leanne McKay looks at why it shouldn’t supersede other development, peacebuilding and rule of law options available to tackle violence.
BLOG | 18 April 2016 - Leanne McKay
The purpose of this paper is to inform and guide discussion about how global multi-stakeholder partnerships can most effectively collaborate in support of the 2030 Agenda's commitment to peaceful, just and inclusive societies.
RESOURCE | 15 April 2016 - Thomas Wheeler