Gender, sexual violence and peacebuilding – women’s participation in peace processes
From 10-13 June 2014, the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict will take place at the ExCel Centre in London. As part of the summit, Conciliation Resources is organising two free, open events.
Zuleika Sedgley Thu, 06/05/2014 - 10:58

Talking Peace in the Ogaden

This report outlines the modern history of ethnic Somalis in Ethiopia, from the late 19th century to the present day. As peace talks continue, it assesses prospects for a peaceful settlement between the Ethiopian government and the Ogaden National Liberation Front rebel movement.
Philippines reach landmark peace deal with MILF
After 17 years of negotiations, the Government of the Philippines will sign a historic peace agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Manila on 27 March 2014. Conciliation Resources is proud to have played a significant role in mediation support.
Zuleika Sedgley Wed, 03/26/2014 - 17:07
Peace in Times of War felix Thu, 01/30/2014 - 13:21
On 25 January 2014 the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front concluded sixteen years of negotiations seeking to putting an end to an armed conflict which originated in 1968. Kristian Herbolzheimer explains the origins of the conflict, details the innovations that led to the deal, outlines the ramifications of the deal itself, and warns that lessons need to be learnt to ensure that the implementation of the agreement is effective.
BBC World News interview: historic peace deal signed in the Philippines
Emma Leslie, Philippines Programme Associate, talks to BBC World News about the recent signing of the Comprehensive Agreement of the Bangsamoro between the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, and discusses the importance of effective implementation for the sustainability of the peace agreement.
felix Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:31
Can the London conference on Somalia get it right? Anonymous (not verified) Mon, 02/20/2012 - 00:14
Can the London conference on Somalia succeed this time where others have failed? After a year in which large swathes of Somalia have been hit by famine and continued war, and international militarisation has markedly increased, the UK government’s initiative to host an international conference on Somalia on 23 February is welcome. But lessons must be learnt from past mistakes. Ahead of the conference, Mark Bradbury makes the case that support should be given to local Somali-led solutions that promote legitimacy and participation.
The Bougainville Referendum – part of the peace process

On Saturday 23 November the people of Bougainville (an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea) started voting in a referendum on Bougainville’s political future. There are two options on offer – independence or greater autonomy. This vote marks a key moment in the Bougainville peace process, but does not mark the end of the process.

Emily Deeming Mon, 11/25/2019 - 16:50

Development, peace and security: the post-2015 framework

Expiry of the Millennium Development Goals is closing in but for conflict-affected or fragile states that's a technicality: they won't achieve them. As the debate gathers pace on the post-2015 framework, Teresa Dumasy highlights why a consultative process and addressing conflict drivers is vital.
The Bangsamoro Basic Law is a historic opportunity for indigenous women

Peace is not just the absence of war or conflict. For indigenous women like me, peace is about kefiyo fédéw (peaceful feeling).

Lindsay Duffield Thu, 08/08/2019 - 20:09
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