October 2014

By Monthly Newsletter: This month’s edition features articles on examples of locally-led development, resilience and peacebuilding, and more. Read more »

Canada as a peacemaker in action

By Gabriela Monica Lucuta: Canada’s role in developing ‘responsibility to protect’ and promoting wider inclusion of the concept in peacekeeping and peacebuilding Read more »

Peacebuilding with local citizens

By Stacey L. Connaughton Ph.D, Grace Yeanay Mayson and Kai Kuang: How Liberia’s motorcycle taxi drivers are becoming part of efforts to minimize the likelihood of political violence. Read more »

War, peace and the second term of Colombia’s President Santos

By Hasan Dodwell: What the reelection on President Santos means for the peace process in Colombia. Read more »

GDELT Global Dashboard: Big data for conflict resolution and peacebuilding

By Charles Martin Shields: The GDELT Global Dashboard is a new tool for visualising conflict and protest events on a global scale. Read more »

South Sudan: a challenging space for civil society

By Kisuke Ndiku: The challenges facing South Sudan as the country searches for peace. Read more »

Peacebuilder nations in action

By Gabriela Monica Lucuta: Recent history of international peacebuilding and approaches to humanitarian intervention. Read more »

Our mission is to save life, not to take it

By The Syrian Civil Defense: The Syrian Civil Defence is a group of volunteer first responders saving lives in the most dangerous place on earth. Here, one of them tells his story. Read more »

Post-Conflict Research Center wins Intercultural Innovation Award

By Tim Bidey: Tim Bidey, from Post-Conflict Research Center, explains the difference that receiving the Intercultural Innovation Award will make for the organisation. Read more »

Natural resources and violence in Nigeria

By Adan E. Suazo: Is unequal access to Nigeria’s mineral wealth partly to blame for the rise of Boko Haram? Read more »

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