Peacebuilding

Self-Determination as Resistance: Sahrawi and Palestinian Struggle for the UN

Moara Assis Crivelente • Mar 19 2020 • Articles
Officials and activists interviewed from both Palestine and Western Sahara affirm that despite their commitment to diplomacy, self-determination is non-negotiable.

Sustaining Peace and Internal Self-Determination in the UN Perspective

Cristiana Carletti • Mar 17 2020 • Articles
Peace agreement’s hybrid self-determination component demonstrate how international and local actors can impact the establishment post-conflict environment domestically.

#ElParoNoPara: Peace, Protests, and Performances of Solidarity in Colombia

Shauna N. Gillooly • Jan 12 2020 • Articles
Colombia’s historic, ongoing protests along with systematic structural violence and positive peace continues to impact the 2016 peace accords and transitional justice.

Interview – Yolande Bouka

E-International Relations • Oct 30 2019 • Features
Yolande Bouka discusses the importance of Black History Month, anti-black racism and how to decolonise IR, female agency in warfare and transitional justice in Rwanda.

Interview – Olivia Rutazibwa

E-International Relations • Oct 28 2019 • Features
Olivia Rutazibwa discusses the importance of Black History Month, silencing in IR, epistemic violence, decolonial approaches to humanitarianism and ethical retreat.

Interview – Adeoti Dipeolu

E-International Relations • Oct 1 2019 • Features
Adeoti Dipeolu discusses the importance of Black History Month, her current PhD research and diaspora involvement in peacebuilding and state-building.

Developing Countries and UN Peacebuilding: Opportunities and Challenges

Ricardo Oliveira dos Santos • Feb 25 2019 • Articles
We must ask questions about how to reform historically rooted principles, norms, expectations, and understandings about how to achieve a sustainable peace in the international society.

Educating Conflict Management and Practicing Peacebuilding: The Case of Lebanon

An Jacobs and Norma Rossi • Dec 9 2017 • Articles
Peer learning in higher education can help to align peacebuilding theory and practice, scholars and practitioners, thus putting research to work for sustainable peace.

Brexit and the Consequences for International Peacebuilding

Vladimir Kmec • Nov 23 2017 • Articles
The UK’s departure from the EU might arguably leave not only the UK but also the EU more inward-looking and less engaged in world affairs.

Studying Conflict and Practicing Peacebuilding

Richard Caplan • Jul 20 2017 • Articles
To overcome the ‘epistemological gap’ that reflects the limits of our current knowledge it is imperative for scholars to study war and peace together.

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