This policy brief accompanies Conciliation Resources’ Accord issue 22 'Paix sans frontiers: building peace across borders' and argues that when conflicts cross borders, peacebuilders need to think differently.
Cette synthèse se fonde sur le numéro 22 d’Accord - publication de Conciliation Resources - intitulé «Paix sans frontières: building peace across borders». Elle rappelle que lorsque les conflits traversent les frontières territoriales, les professionnels du domaine de la consolidation de la paix doivent élargir leur réflexion et penser au-delà des frontières.
Third parties experience great challenges when they try to help resolve conflicts. In this report, Clem McCartney of Conciliation Resources presents the discussions of Colombian and Filipino partners on the subject.
Accord issue 16 explores the case for engagement with armed groups and the lessons learned from peacemaking practice. Highlighting both opportunities and challenges, it suggests that the range of engagement options and potential interveners makes a strong case for engagement.
An overview of issues discussed at the panel meeting 'From violence to voting: armed groups and peace processes', which was part of the International Summit on Democracy, Terrorism and Security, held in Madrid in March 2005.
Peace processes which only include political and military players are potentially dangerous. Celia McKeon of Conciliation Resources explains why civil society's role is crucial in her chapter in 'People building peace II'.
Alternatives to war: Colombia’s peace processes (Accord issue 14, 2004) is an introduction to more than three decades of peacemaking efforts. It reveals the extraordinary work of civilians at grassroots, regional and national levels, and documents the main features and outcomes of formal peace processes with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the National Liberation Army (ELN), smaller guerrilla groups and more recently the paramilitaries.