Civil society peacebuilding: central to Central Africa

By Martine Kessy Ekomo-Soignet: What role can civil society play in the transition in the Central African Republic? Martine Kessy Ekomo-Soignet offers an overview. Read more »

Trouble ahead? The reconciliation process in the Central African Republic

By Thomas Zuber: Thomas Zuber discusses the prospects for peace in the Central African Republic in 2015. Read more »

No way out? Election fever and the prospect of conflict in the Nigerian elections

By Kevin McCann: Kevin McCann reports from a debate on Nigeria’s crucial 2015 elections. Read more »

Prophets and protest in Niger – the reaction to Charlie Hebdo

By Oumarou Gado: Events in Niger this past week have included violent protests against the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Read more »

Razan – a dream blowing in the wind?

By Sawssan Abou-Zahr: Sawssan Abou-Zahr reflects on the hopes and disappointment of the Libyan revolution with novelist Razan Almoghrabi. Read more »

History repeating itself? Overcoming the legacy of partition in Pakistan.

By Zahid Shahab Ahmed: An interview with Anam Zakaria, a young peacebuilder overcoming prejudice, intolerance and mistrust between Pakistan and India. Read more »

Reconciliation in the Cote d’Ivoire: mission impossible?

By Oussou Kouamé Remi: Oussou Kouamé Remi discusses the difficulties the Cote d’Ivoire has had in establishing a truth and reconciliation commission. Read more »

Cultural heritage as peacemaker

By Gustav Rudd: Gustav Rudd looks at how cultural heritage can be used as a tool for peacebuilding in Syria and beyond. Read more »

January 2015

By Monthly Newsletter: This month’s newsletter features articles on local initiatives in Syria, civil society in Colombia, and more. Read more »

South Sudan: young people in peace and state building

By Khamis Cosmas: Young people in South Sudan need to play a bigger role in peacebuilding, says Khamis Lokud. Read more »

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