Kennedy Tumutegyereize, East & Central Africa Programme Director, discusses the deteriorating situation in the Central African Republic and responds to the UN Security Council vote to authorise French forces to support African-led International Support Mission. Can the extra troops really make a difference to peace and stability?
Conciliation Resources’ Kristian Herbolzheimer speaks at the third Peace Lens event, which focuses on Transitional Justice in the Bangsamoro. Peace Lens is a series of conversations launched in August 2013 by forumZFD and Bread for the World (Civil Peace Service) in collaboration with the Al Qalam Institute for Islamic Identities & Dialogue in Southeast Asia,Ateneo de Davao University.
On the occasion of the 13th anniversary of UNSCR 1325, the Women Peacemakers Program (WPP), the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) and Conciliation Resources, organised a public event on gender, peace and security. The discussion provided insights and new opportunities for the advancement of UNSCR 1325, including in the light of the newly adopted UNSCR 2122 calling on specific actors to enhance women’s leadership in conflict prevention.
People living in conflict affected areas can often show surprising unity in trying to overcome a divide. This film highlights the impact restricted movement across the LoC has on Kashmiris on both sides on their ability to live out their faith through pilgrimages and shrine visits.
In early 2012 the government of Fiji launched a process that will return Fiji to an elected constitutional democracy in 2014. What does it take to consult a whole country on drafting a new constitution? Our partners at the Citizens' Constitutional Forum present a 26-minute insight that seeks to capture the voice of the people in this process.
Memories Without Borders is a unique Turkish-Armenian-Azerbaijani documentary, looking at the impacts of troubled histories on individual lives today. At the meeting point between official history and personal lives the film challenges audiences to ask: what do we choose to remember about others, and what do others choose to remember about us?
Watch interviews with the Accord series editor Dr Alexander Ramsbothman, issue editor Elizabeth Picard and issue contributor Joseph Bahout on the latest Accord issue on a positive peace for Lebanon.
Listen to Laurence Broers from our Caucasus team in conversation with BBC Newshour (19 July 2012) on the topic of the de facto presidential elections in Nagorny Karabakh. Find out more by reading our discussion paper on status.
First appearing on The Guardian, 19 April 2012, this 30-minute podcast features our Executive Director Andy Carl and Congolese peacebuilding partner Ernest Sugule on a panel to discuss the Lord's Resistance Army conflict. What needs to happen in the short term to stop the LRA, and in the long term to address the group's legacy and support affected communities?
People living in the midst of conflict often have the greatest insight into its causes. This film is an overview of how the People's Peacebuilding Perspectives (PPP) project brought the opinions of local people to the attention of policymakers, and what's been learned about the participatory process itself. Funded by the European Commission, the PPP project was an 18-month joint initiative between Conciliation Resources and Saferworld.