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 »

An open letter from displaced youth at the M’Poko displaced persons’ camp to the World Humanitarian Summit

By Martine Kessy Ekomo-Soignet: Representatives of young people at the M’Poko displaced persons’ camp in the Central African Republic speak with one voice to the World Humanitarian Summit. Read more »

Nepal’s first democratic constitution sparks mass unrest

By Ambika Pokhrel: Since Nepal adopted its first democratic constitution in September 2015, the country has been marked by protests and blockades. Ambika Pokhrel reports. Read more »

Transformation through empathy: youth challenge extremism in Kashmir

By Ashima Kaul: With youth extremism on the rise in Kashmir, Ashima Kaul reports on a workshop in Pulwama designed to bring young people together and dismantle tensions.  Read more »

Storm in the Sahel: cross-border violence in West Africa

By Matt Batten-Carew: The Sahel region of Africa is struggling with a series of interconnected crises. Matt Batten-Carew discusses the data on cross-border violence. Read more »

Empty threats or serious steps? Kenya’s plans to evict Somali refugees

By Jared Wright: Kenyan authorities revealed last Friday plans to shut down its refugee camps within the next year and relocate all refugees outside of Kenya. Read more »

A fresh start for peace in the Philippines?

By Rey Ty: The Philippines goes to the polls in a general election next week. Could a change in government might jump-start the peace process? Read more »

A burning issue in Bangladesh: how to bring peace to the Chittagong Hill Tracts?

By : The Chittagong Hill Tracts region of Bangladesh has been plagued by violence for years. Our Bangladesh Peacebuilding Expert explores the issues. Read more »

May 2016

By Monthly Newsletter: This month’s Insight on Conflict newsletter features articles on storytelling for peace, local actors in South Sudan and more. Read more »

On the front line: responding to conflict in Lebanon

By Insight on Conflict: How the EU supported the Beirut-based Permanent Peace Movement in preventing conflicts and consolidating peace in Lebanon . Read more »