Resources

Lebanon: a fate beyond its control? (Open Security)

Sep 2012
With violence in Syria making the headlines, Zahbia Yousuf and Marie-Joelle Zahar examine to what extent Lebanon can be responsible for its own fate, plus who's working to build peace, and how.

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

Jul 2012

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.

Policy brief – Reconciliation, reform and resilience: Positive peace for Lebanon

Jul 2012
A fundamentally different approach is needed to transform precarious stability in Lebanon into durable peace. Repeated outbreaks of political violence since the 1989 Taif Peace Accord show that Lebanon’s model of power sharing and liberal economic growth, while widely praised, has in reality failed to deliver a noticeable peace dividend. This 6-page policy brief summarises the findings of Accord 24 and sets out 10 priorities for change.

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

Jul 2012

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.

People's peacemaking perspectives: Lebanon – Policy brief

May 2012

The findings in this Policy Brief draw on perspectives and ideas from Lebanese and international actors and analysts, many of whom are engaged in Lebanese political or social life or in programmes supporting peacebuilding and development.

За пределами исключения: пересмотр подходов к вопросу статуса в нагорно-карабахском мирном процессе

Mar 2012
Статус, будь то территории, сторон конфликта или тех, кто наделен мандатом на его урегулирование, является центральной проблемой нагорно-карабахского (НК) конфликта. Вопрос о том, каким статусом должен обладать Нагорный Карабах: независимости, автономии, самоуправления или каким-либо другим, лежит в основе различий в подходах сторон. Признавая наличие множества несовместимых взглядов на этот вопрос, дискуссионная статья рассматривает возможные области конвергенции, или сближения, армянских и азербайджанских интересов, вокруг которых будет строиться будущий диалог.

Beyond exclusion: rethinking approaches to status in the Nagorny Karabakh peace process

Mar 2012
Status – of territory, of parties to the conflict and of those mandated to resolve it – is central to the Nagorny Karabakh (NK) conflict. The question of what status NK should have lies at the heart of the dispute: independence, autonomy, self-government or some other formulation. While acknowledging the many conflicting perspectives on the issue, this discussion paper charts possible areas of convergence between Armenian and Azerbaijani interests, around which further dialogue might be conducted.

Consolidating peace: Liberia and Sierra Leone

Mar 2012

Almost ten years on from the official end of wars in Sierra Leone (2002) and Liberia (2003), attention is shifting from post-war peacebuilding to longer-term development. What headway has been made? What challenges lie ahead? And what lessons that can be learnt?

People's peacemaking perspectives: Liberia et Sierra Leone - Synthèse

Nov 2011
Depuis la conclusion officielle des conflits à la Sierra Leone et au Liberia, les deux pays font des progrès. Pourtant, le conflit persiste aux deux pays dans des formes à la fois familiales et nouvelles. Cette synthèse représentent un assortiment des thèmes proéminents relatif à la construction de la paix qui ont sorti d’ateliers et d’entretiens effectués à la Sierra Leone et au Liberia avec la société civile, les représentants communautaires et une variété d’acteurs supplémentaires.

People's peacemaking perspectives: Liberia and Sierra Leone – Policy brief

Nov 2011
The 1999 Lomé and the 2003 Accra agreements marked the official end to conflicts in Sierra Leone and Liberia respectively and the beginning of their long paths towards lasting peace. Both are making headway, but the underlying causes of conflict persist in both familiar and new forms. The findings presented in this policy brief represent a selection of the salient peacebuilding issues, which emerged from workshops and interviews in Sierra Leone and Liberia with civil society and community representatives and a range of other actors.

Pages

© Conciliation Resources Burghley Yard, 106 Burghley Road, London NW5 1AL
Tel: +44 (0)20 7359 7728  Fax: +44(0)20 7359 4081  Email: cr@c-r.org
Terms and conditions
Charity registered in England and Wales (1055436)
Company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (03196482)