'When will this end and what will it take?': People's perspectives on addressing the Lord's Resistance Army conflict

Nov 2011
What do those people directly affected by the Lord's Resistance Army conflict actually think about it? Conciliation Resources' report provides an in-depth study of their perceptions.

Paz sin fronteras: propuestas para conflictos que cruzan fronteras: Resumen

Feb 2011
Este resumen ejecutivo de la revista Accord (no.22) invita a un análisis y unas respuestas diferenciales para construir la paz en los conflictos que cruzan fronteras.

The EU and the 'Darfurisation' of eastern Chad

Paix sans frontières: building peace across borders
Jan 2011
In responding to the regional conflict system in eastern Chad, the EU innovatively sought to deploy a peacekeeping force (EUFOR) across the border with CAR. But David Lanz asserts that, in practice, EUFOR Chad/CAR did not patrol the insecure border area. Ultimately EUFOR’s impact on security was minimal. And Brussels’ focus on EUFOR eclipsed vital political engagement.

Paix sans frontières: building peace across borders: Policy brief

Jan 2011
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.

Paix sans frontières: construire la paix par-delà les frontières: Synthèse

Jan 2011
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.

Perilous border: Sudanese communities affected by conflict on the Sudan-Uganda border

Nov 2008
In the first study of its kind, Mareike Schomerus of Conciliation Resources addresses the often neglected Sudanese (now South Sudanese) dimension of the the Lord's Resistance Army conflict.

Powers of persuasion: Incentives, sanctions and conditionality in peacemaking

Feb 2008
Faced with the problem of how to respond to the challenges of intra-state armed conflict, international policymakers often turn to incentives, sanctions and conditionality in the hope that these tools can alter the conflict dynamics and influence the protagonists' behaviour. Drawing on case studies from around the world, Accord issue 19 suggests that while these instruments have in some cases helped tip the balance towards settlement, in many others they been ineffective, incoherent or subsumed into the dynamics of the conflict.

Peace by piece: Addressing Sudan’s conflicts

Dec 2006
Accord 18 focuses on Sudan and asks which issues were excluded from the process leading to the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement. It suggests that future initiatives must be more inclusive and better coordinated.

Peace by piece: Addressing Sudan’s conflicts: Policy brief

Dec 2006
This policy brief follows Conciliation Resources’ Accord (issue 18) 'Peace by piece: Addressing Sudan’s conflicts'. It presents key findings from recent peacemaking experiences in Sudan.

The Darfur Peace Agreement: Expectations unfulfilled

Peace by piece: Addressing Sudan’s conflicts
Dec 2006
Julian Hottinger explains the background to the Darfur conflict and the AU-led peace process in Abuja. He highlights the fundamental problem that each regional insurgent group expects a quasi-CPA of its own, while the CPA itself limits what can be agreed.


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