Dr Emmanuel de Groof outlines five current features of transitional governance, as outlined in a new PA-X report.
Dr Catherine O’Rourke distils some of the most pertinent insights from PSRP research into gender-based violence and its relationship to conflict, and offers insights on the likely impacts of the COVID-19 restrictions in conflict-affected settings.
The UK’s Coronavirus Act 2020 affords the UK government new powers in attempt to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, as with similar legislation enacted by governments around the world. But how important are sunset clauses as part of these measures? And what checks and balances are needed? By Sean Molloy.
A power-sharing government set up last month in South Sudan is fueling hope for an end to civil war, but layers of conflict remain.
Christine Bell offers 11 baseline understandings for designing the most effective responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in conflict-affected regions.
Juline Beaujouan and Amjed Rasheed discuss how the humanitarian consequences of the Syrian crisis have spilled across the region.
Peace agreements hold much promise for promoting the interests of persons with disability, but they can be equally destructive. For meaningful impact, provisions addressing disability are but an initial step, writes Sean Molloy.
Cedric de Coning examines the effectiveness of peacekeeping operations as implementation mechanisms in peace processes, and outlines the risks inherent in the shift toward UN stablization missions.
“Inclusion” is becoming an increasingly prominent term in debates about peace, yet the term often remains vague. Hearing calls for an inclusive peace process begs the questions: Whom are we asked to include, how, and why? Dana Landau and Andreas Hirblinger examine strategies of inclusion in peacemaking in this article, which was originally posted on the Security Dialogue blog.