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Inclusion in practice: Examining gender-sensitive conflict analysis

Mar 2019
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This practice paper examines the experiences of peacebuilding practitioners and policy actors in undertaking gender-sensitive conflict analysis and integrating that analysis into programming and policymaking in conflict-affected contexts. It aims to identify and promote good practice by exploring the challenges faced by different actors in doing this work and identifying lessons learned from their experiences.

Climate change, conflict and peacebuilding in Solomon Islands

Mar 2019
Beach in Solomon Islands
This paper considers the conflict impacts of climate change and outlines potential opportunities for peacebuilding in Solomon Islands. Climate change is not viewed as a standalone issue but as an embedded dimension of contemporary environmental, political, social, economic, and cosmological/spiritual settings. This paper was produced by Toda Peace Institute and authored by Kate Higgins, Pacific Projects Manager at Conciliation Resources, and Josiah Dora Maesuam National Coordinator for the UNDP Solomon Islands.

Accord - Navigating inclusion in peace processes

Mar 2019
Cover shot of Accord 28 navigating inclusion in peace processes
There is a broad global consensus that inclusion matters in peace processes. The 2018 UN and World Bank report, Pathways for Peace, asserts that ‘addressing inequalities and exclusion’ and ‘making institutions more inclusive’ are key to preventing violent conflict. The challenges now are to strengthen that consensus and to better understand what inclusion in peace processes means in practice. Effective peace processes do not mean including all of the people all of the time but making informed decisions about who should be included in what and how.

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This practice paper examines the experiences of peacebuilding practitioners and policy actors in undertaking gender-sensitive conflict analysis and integrating that analysis into programming and policymaking in conflict-affected contexts. It aims to identify and promote good practice by exploring the challenges faced by different actors in doing this work and identifying lessons learned from their experiences.

Borderlands and peacebuilding

Nov 2018
Accord Borderlands and peacebuilding
This fourth Accord Insight publication looks at peacebuilding in borderland regions and how peace and transition processes address the interests of borderland communities. It offers new ways of working with borderland communities and conflicts, highlighting how policymakers and peacebuilders can respond more effectively to conflict challenges at the border. This publication is an output of the Political Settlements Research Programme.

10 steps for peace in Afghanistan

Jul 2018
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The Eid ceasefires in June showed that peace is possible in Afghanistan and is supported across Afghan society. This Accord Policy Brief outlines ten incremental steps that the government of Afghanistan and international partners can take to advance peace, based on findings from our new Accord publication.