Women are fundamental to conflict resolution work. Kristian Herbolzheimer of Conciliation Resources expands on this in light of other general trends at a meeting about women's participation in peace processes.
As Russia agrees to a ceasefire, Rachel Clogg of Conciliation Resources looks in this article at two crucial questions about its conflict with Georgia: how did the conflict come about and where do we go from here?
In this article published by Developments magazine, Huw Spanner looks at Conciliation Resources' report on Angola's civil war and says that several of the important lessons within it can be applied to other African conflicts.
The peace monitors system in Sierra Leone is an excellent example of local initiatives producing their own successful solutions. This article by Mariama Conteh explains how Conciliation Resources supports such efforts.