Preemptive self-defence was cited by Rwanda and Uganda during the two Congolese Wars, presenting some significant questions for international law.
Reconciliation is more meaningful when viewed as a transformative process which favours a restorative notion of justice, rather than as merely another word for impunity.
The sociological approach to securitization is useful for understanding the Liberian and Sierra Leonean governments’ attempts to securitize the 2014-15 Ebola outbreak.
Testifying before truth-telling mechanisms, such as truth commissions and gacaca, can cause psychological harm to the participants.
Capacity-building support from the UN will empower national institutions to help improve the situation of people of African descent in Latin America.
RCT can inform the understanding behind the decision making process of collective action pertaining to developmental dilemmas specifically common pool resources (CPRs).
Rather than including more women in peace-building to make positive difference to the processes and outcomes, a gender sensitive approach should be considered.
Overproducing food, while allowing for food security, also disrupt world markets as well as causes immense environmental damage to soil and water supplies.
Claims to alleviate suffering by celebrity humanitarians reflect attempts by the neoliberal world order to control and ensure order in the ‘chaotic’ continent of Africa.
The policy of forcing women to pick between the role of ‘victim’ or ‘soldier’ has denied justice, agency, and rehabilitation to women in post-conflict societies.
Soft power, unless blended appropriately with hard power, cannot insert influence in international relations and serve as an effective diplomatic tool.
Nonviolent action can simultaneously be pragmatic in its power to achieve the desired goal and principled by being rooted initially in morality.