Accord - Legitimacy and peace processes: from coercion to consent (policy brief)

Apr 2014
This 6-page policy brief summarises the findings of Accord 25 - Legitimacy and peace processes: from coercion to consent. It argues that a legitimacy lens should be applied to peace processes by paying attention to priorities of context, consent and change.

FWRM 'Balance' newsletter - Women's Voice and Representation in Fiji's Legislature

Dec 2013
Balance newsletter - Fiji Women's Rights Movement
This issue of 'Balance', the newsletter of CR partner organisation Fiji Women's Rights Movement, focuses on women's voice and representation in Fiji's legislature.

Event - Gender and peace in the post-2015 development agenda

Mar 2014
Conciliation Resources and Saferworld are hosting an event to discuss the linkages between gender equality and peace in the post-2015 development framework on Friday 14th March at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York.

Accord Insight: Women building peace

Mar 2013
Accord Insight Women building peace cover
This first Accord Insight presents nine articles drawn from previous editions of Accord that examine the roles women have played in addressing violence and building peace. The publication documents women’s first hand peacebuilding practice: the challenges they faced, the opportunities they created and the lessons they have drawn from their experiences.

Reconciliation, reform and resilience: Positive peace for Lebanon (Accord 24) - English version

Jul 2012
Cover of Accord issue 24
Lebanon’s model of post-war power sharing and liberal economic growth has been widely praised. But it has failed to deliver for most Lebanese. Repeated outbreaks of political violence since the 1989 Taif Peace Agreement, and today fear of spillover from insecurity in Syria, show that a fundamentally different approach is needed to transform negative and precarious stability in Lebanon into positive and resilient peace.

Lebanon: local capacities for peace

Sep 2015

The effects of protracted conflict in Syria have been keenly felt in Lebanon, host to over one million Syrian refugees. Tensions between host communities and refugees have increased, with a spate of attacks recorded. Municipalities and civil society at the frontline of efforts to respond must be strengthened in their efforts to prevent violence in their localities.

Central African Republic launches inaugural national Peace Week with president

The first national Peace Week in the Central African Republic was launched last Friday 18 September. The festival of inclusivity focused on themes of peace and social cohesion, reconciliation and the application of the rule of law.

Advocating for peace in the Central African Republic

Conflict-affected communities in the Central African Republic feel more empowered to advocate for peaceful change and to contribute to policy and dialogue processes.

Jordan: Local Capacities for Peace

Sep 2014
Conciliation Resources and Saferworld held a three day conflict analysis workshop in Amman, Jordan in June 2014 as part of our 'Capacities for Peace' project.

Making Fijian young women's voices count

Aug 2014
My Guide to Voting front cover (Fiji)
In the run up Fiji's 2014 to the election the Fiji Young Women’s Forum released My Guide to Voting, a publication created by and for young Fijians to inform and empower them about their rights and responsibilities as citizens.