Resources

« Nous l'aimons tant... que peut-on faire? » : appuyer la réintégration des rescapés de la LRA de retour en RDC et au Soudan du Sud

Aug 2014

Depuis 2008, l’Armée de résistance du Seigneur (Lord’s Resistance Army, LRA) enlève des enfants et des adultes dans les zones frontalières oubliées de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), de la République centrafricaine (RCA) et du Soudan du Sud. Les milliers de personnes qui survivent à cette épreuve doivent par la suite entreprendre le douloureux processus de réintégrer une vie civile normale. 

Making Fijian young women's voices count

Aug 2014
In the run up Fiji's 2014 to the election the Fiji Young Women’s Forum released My Guide to Voting, a publication created by and for young Fijians to inform and empower them about their rights and responsibilities as citizens.

Back but not home: supporting the reintegration of former LRA abductees into civilian life in Congo and South Sudan

Aug 2014
Thousands of children and adults have been abducted by the LRA. This report examines the experiences of those who return home. It looks at the difficulties of reintegration and proposes concrete ways to ease this process and lessen the impact on communities.

Accord - Legitimacy and peace processes: 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.

Recommendations: Protecting civilians from LRA abductions

Apr 2014
The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) has abducted over 3,400 Congolese civilians since 2008. In February 2014 alone the LRA abducted 35 people in Haut Uele district of the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) Orientale Province. In response to this enduring violence, Conciliation Resources and 58 other civil society groups have sent a joint letter to the UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC (MONUSCO). The letter provides concrete recommendations on how peacekeepers deployed in LRA-affected zones can better protect civilians.

Event - Gender and peace in the post-2015 development agenda

Mar 2014
Conciliation Resources and Saferworld are hosting an event to discuss the linkages between gender equality and peace in the post-2015 development framework on Friday 14th March at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York.

El Pacto ético por un país en paz

Feb 2014
Un grupo de mujeres de diversos sectores de la sociedad colombiana han lanzado una nueva iniciativa para la construcción de paz: el Pacto ético por un país en paz. El pacto convoca a la sociedad, los diseñadores de políticas y la comunidad internacional a apoyar la “transformación” de la sociedad colombiana hacia una pacífica,por medio de la firma de hasta 15 acciones.

Manifesto - Ethical Pact for a Country in Peace

Feb 2014
A group of women from diverse sectors of Colombian society have launched a new peacebuilding initiative, the Ethical Pact for a Country in Peace. The Pact calls on Colombian society, policymakers and the international community to support the ‘transformation’ of Colombian society to a peaceful one, by signing-up to 15 actions.

Balance newsletter - Women's Voice and Representation in Fiji's Legislature

Dec 2013
This issue of 'Balance', the newsletter of CR partner organisation Fiji Women's Rights Movement, focuses on women's voice and representation in Fiji's legislature.

Muslim women in peace processes: Reflections for dialogue in Mindanao

Oct 2013
Women are rarely part of the decision-making in peace process – something that is considered an obstacle to successful conflict transformation. In this discussion paper, our Colombia and Philippines Programme Director Kristian Herbohlzheimer draws from precedents in the Muslim world as examples for better inclusion of Muslim women in the conflict resolution with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in the Philippines.

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