Humanity on the move: the global refugee crisis

By Kevin McCann: Peace Direct's Local Peacebuilding Experts come together to discuss key issues in a new series of reports. In the second edition, they look at the problems refugees and IDPs face around the world. Read more »

Educational reform in divided societies: Northern Ireland and Bosnia

By Karen Murphy: Karen Murphy looks at how education can help victims overcome human rights violations around the world. Read more »

Educating for peace: helping victims overcome human rights violations

By Cristián Correa: Cristian Correa looks at how education can help victims overcome human rights violations around the world. Read more »

Youth peace entrepreneurs in Pakistan

By Zahid Shahab Ahmed: The story of Ali Raza Khan and his organisation YES Network’s pioneering youth peace entrepreneur initiatives in Pakistan. Read more »

Kyrgyzstan: peacebuilders and the anti-NGO Bill

By Inga Sikorskaya: Inga Sikorskaya discusses how Kyrgyz civil society mobilised to block a controversial anti-NGO law. Read more »

The enduring legacy of paramilitary punishment in Northern Ireland

By Alec Forss: A recent murder in Belfast highlights the continuing reach of paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland. Alec Forss discusses attempts to break the cycle of violence. Read more »

Soldiers for peace in DR Congo

By Alexa Hassinkand Nadia Shabani: The relationship between civilians and the military in eastern Congo is a vital one, but soldiers have been accused of impunity for past crimes. One soldier’s story shows how things might be changing, say Nadia Shabani and Alexa Hassink. Read more »

UNSCR 1325 in practice: Israeli and Palestinian women speak up

By Sarah Arnd Linder: An initiative is channeling the voices of Palestinian and Israeli/Jewish women to hear how conflict has affected their lives. Read more »

August 2016

By Monthly Newsletter: This month’s Insight on Conflict newsletter features articles on co-existence in Nairobi, gender-sensitive DDR and more. Read more »

The role of local peacebuilding organisations in CAR

By Ruairi Nolan: A short report on the role of local organisations in peacebuilding and atrocity prevention in CAR. Read more »