Resources

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.

Can the London conference on Somalia get it right this time?

Feb 2012

Can the London conference on Somalia succeed this time where others have failed? After a year in which large swathes of Somalia have been hit by famine and continued war, and international militarisation has markedly increased, the UK government’s initiative to host an international conference on Somalia on 23 February is welcome. But lessons must be learnt from past mistakes. Ahead of the conference, Mark Bradbury makes the case that support should be given to local Somali-led solutions that promote legitimacy and participation.

Whose peace is it anyway? Policy brief (Arabic)

Feb 2010
This policy brief builds on Conciliation Resources’ Accord (issue 21) 'Whose peace is it anyway? connecting Somali and international peacemaking' and explores potential peacebuilding methods in Somalia.

Whose peace is it anyway? connecting Somali and international peacemaking (Somali)

Feb 2010
Accord 21, Whose peace is it anyway? connecting Somali and international peacemaking, seeks to improve understanding and links between Somalis and international policy and practice. Edited by Mark Bradbury and Sally Healy it contains over 30 articles including interviews with Somali elders and senior diplomats, and contributions from Somali and international peacemaking practitioners, academics, involved parties, civil society and women’s organisations.

Whose peace is it anyway? connecting Somali and international peacemaking

Feb 2010
Accord 21, Whose peace is it anyway? connecting Somali and international peacemaking, seeks to improve understanding and links between Somalis and international policy and practice. Edited by Mark Bradbury and Sally Healy it contains over 30 articles including interviews with Somali elders and senior diplomats, and contributions from Somali and international peacemaking practitioners, academics, involved parties, civil society and women’s organisations.

Whose peace is it anyway? connecting Somali and international peacemaking: Policy brief

Jan 2010
This policy brief builds on Conciliation Resources’ Accord (issue 21) 'Whose peace is it anyway? connecting Somali and international peacemaking' and explores potential peacebuilding methods in Somalia.

Accord project on Somali peace processes: London workshop report

Oct 2009
Conciliation Resources held a workshop to explore the policy dimensions of peacemaking in Somalia. The event was part of our Accord project on Somali peace processes, in collaboration with Interpeace. This report summarises the workshop discussions and key messages.

Report on peace-making initiative in Somaliland

Jan 1997
The Council for Peace & Development-Somaliland was determined to end the armed conflict which broke out in the region of Somaliland in 1994-1995. Its journey is recorded in its report.

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