Resources

Legitimacy and peace processes: from coercion to consent (Accord 25)

Apr 2014
Legitimacy matters for peace. It is the basis of the social and political deals between states and citizens, and local leaders and their communities. Legitimacy transforms coercive power into political authority and is the bedrock of peaceful societies. Looking at 15 country case studies at various stages of conflict, this edition in our Accord series focuses on legitimacy and the practical ways that it can contribute to building more sustainable peace.

Policy brief - Legitimacy and peace process: from coercion to consent

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.

Framework Agreement on the Formation of the International Contact Group: Philippines-MILF Peace Process

Sep 2009
The Framework Agreement signed by the International Contact Group (ICG), of which Conciliation Resources is a member, to support the peace process between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

Aceh's arduous journey to peace

Reconfiguring politics: The Indonesia-Aceh peace process
Sep 2008
Accord Aceh: Aceh's arduous journey to peace
Konrad Huber discusses three factors that facilitated the success of Aceh's current peace initiative: the circumstances of both sides in 2005, the adroit external mediation, and the comprehensive nature of the settlement.

Delivering peace for Aceh: An interview with President Martti Ahtisaari

Reconfiguring politics: The Indonesia-Aceh peace process
Sep 2008
Accord Aceh: An interview with President Martti Ahtisaari
President Ahtisaari describes his experiences as head of the mediation team that helped to deliver an effective peace agreement in Aceh in 2005.

Why is peace in Aceh successful?

Reconfiguring politics: The Indonesia-Aceh peace process.
Sep 2008
Accord Aceh: Why is peace in Aceh successful
The Indonesian government's chief negotiator during the Helsinki process describes internal and external factors that explain why the peace process in Aceh was successful.

The Brussels 'backstage' of the Aceh peace process

Reconfiguring politics: The Indonesia-Aceh peace process
Sep 2008
Accord Aceh: The Brussels 'backstage' of the Aceh peace process
Herrberg's unique insight into the EU's Aceh Monitoring Mission describes how Brussels came to contribute to the peace process in Aceh. She draws a number of lessons regarding inter-governmental partnerships with NGOs in peacebuilding, and investing in mediation support capacity.

Reconfiguring politics: The Indonesia-Aceh peace process

Reconfiguring politics: The Indonesia-Aceh peace process
Sep 2008
Reconfiguring politics: the Indonesia-Aceh peace process, edited by Aguswandi and Judith Large, analyses developments leading to the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Indonesian government and the Free Aceh Movement (GAM) in August 2005, and how this agreement has been put into practice.

Learning from the Indonesia-Aceh peace process: Policy brief

Sep 2008
This policy brief accompanies Conciliation Resources’ Accord (issue 20), 'Reconfiguring politics: The Indonesia – Aceh peace process'. It summarises the peace process and the lessons to be learned from it.

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