Post Tagged with: "peacebuilding"

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

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

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

Sustaining Peace and Internal Self-Determination in the UN Perspective

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

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

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

Interview – Yolande Bouka

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

Interview – Olivia Rutazibwa

Olivia Rutazibwa discusses the importance of Black History Month, silencing in IR, epistemic violence, decolonial approaches to humanitarianism and ethical retreat.

Interview – Adeoti Dipeolu

Interview – Adeoti Dipeolu

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

Developing Countries and UN Peacebuilding: Opportunities and Challenges

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

Educating Conflict Management and Practicing Peacebuilding: The Case of Lebanon

Peer learning in higher education can help to align peacebuilding theory and practice, scholars and practitioners, thus putting research to work for sustainable peace.

British Minister for the Armed Forces visits the UK Engineering Contingent supporting the UN Mission in South Sudan. 

British peacekeepers in South Sudan are continuing their support to the UNMISS mission of protecting civilians and improving stability in the country. 

Armed Forces Minister Mike Penning visited the UK Contingent at Malakal and Bentiu yesterday where almost 100 personnel are carrying out engineering tasks in support of UNMISS. The Royal Engineers are preparing for the main deployment of nearly 400 peacekeeping troops over the coming months. 

The UK Engineers are dedicated to carrying out engineering work which will improve critical logistic routes and security at Malakal and Bentiu Protection of Civilian sites. As more troops arrive, they will build a permanent field hospital at Bentiu over 1,800 UN personnel.

Brexit and the Consequences for International Peacebuilding

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

Studying Conflict and Practicing Peacebuilding

To overcome the ‘epistemological gap’ that reflects the limits of our current knowledge it is imperative for scholars to study war and peace together.

Feeling For the Game: How Emotions Shape Listening in Peacebuilding Partnerships

Feeling For the Game: How Emotions Shape Listening in Peacebuilding Partnerships

Interpreting emotions are not considered relevant to being a competent peace building practitioner, but paying attention to it helps us to listen and identify obstacles.

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