Will they, won’t they? Africa’s third-term presidents

By Kevin McCann: Peace Direct’s Local Peacebuilding Experts come together to discuss key issues in a new series of reports. Read more »

Welcoming peace in Colombia

By Lina María Jaramillo: A definitive ceasefire agreement was signed in Havana last week. Colombian civil society celebrated by dancing in the streets.  Read more »

Tana Delta: managing misinformation to prevent conflict in Kenya

By Christine Mutisya: A new monitoring system analyses rumours and misinformation. Christine Mutisya explains how it can help stop conflict in Kenya and elsewhere.  Read more »

The right time for more time in Sierra Leone?

By Abdul Brima: Debate on whether President Ernest Bai Koroma should stand for a third term in Sierra Leone is intensifying. Abdul Brima spoke to civil society for its view. Read more »

Cross-border history: archaeologists for peace in Georgia

By Tornike Zurabashvili: Cultural peacebuilding: a research initiative is allowing archaeologists in Abkhazia and South Ossetia to access Georgian archives on their shared history. Read more »

Burundi on the brink: crisis in central Africa

By Burundi Local-Correspondent: The last 12 months have seen a political storm spiral out of control in Burundi. Our Burundi Peacebuilding Expert describes a year of mounting violence. Read more »

Extremism in Bangladesh: part two

By Bangladesh Peacebuilding Expert: In the second of a two-part series, Insight on Conflict’s Bangladesh Local Peacebuilding Expert discusses the causes and consequences of radicalisation. Read more »

The EU and Africa: a deal set to push more young people on to the boats

By Marije Balt: New EU migration partnerships with African governments risk exacerbating violence and corruption, argues Marije Balt. Read more »

Extremism in Bangladesh – part one

By Bangladesh Peacebuilding Expert: In the first of a two-part series on extremism in Bangladesh, our Local Peacebuilding Expert discusses developments with researchers.  Read more »

Peace trends in Colombia: youth, sports and social entrepreneurship

By Lina María Jaramillo: This is the first part of a series of articles looking at peace trends in Colombian civil society.  Read more »

A graphic threat: using comics to combat stereotyping in Kyrgyzstan

By Ainagul Amatbekova: Ainagul Amatbekova reports on a novel way that activists are fighting gender discrimination and violence in Kyrgyzstan. Read more »