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Papers and Reports

Published Date: September 25, 2014
Abstract: Yemen is on the brink of slipping back into chaos. Outcomes from the National Dialogue Conference, which concluded in January 2014, have been slowly...
Published Date: February 2014
Abstract: Understanding Myanmar’s Peace Process: Ceasefire Agreements is the second paper in a series of publica- tions in which local actors involved in...
Published Date: February 03, 2014
Abstract: Over the past decade, Pakistan’s domestic security landscape has become increasingly volatile and complex. An examination of the incidence of...
Published Date: December 2013
Abstract: More than two years since the death of Muammar al-Qaddafi, the euphoria of revolution has worn off as Libya faces a multitude of difficulties. In...
Published Date: August 01, 2013
Abstract: The research team (called the Applied Practice and Theory – APT) at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution...
Published Date: February 11, 2013
Abstract: As Yemenis sit down to their long-delayed national dialogue, they face an array of challenges that threaten to pull the country apart – from an...
Published Date: December 12, 2012
Abstract: Executive Summary:This report explores public opinion in Tunisia in late October/early November 2012. Based on 12 focus group discussions with 121...
Published Date: 2012
Abstract: The Genocide Prevention Advisory Network (GPANet) is an informal, international network of experts on the causes, consequences, and prevention of...
Published Date: March 2012
Abstract: The exclusion of women and civil society groups1 from formal Track I negotiations is a defining feature of the failed peace process in the Israeli-...
Published Date: February 17, 2012
Abstract: In this document we present evidence of a successful model for sustainable human development, within the context of multi-national societies. A...
Published Date: December 2011
Abstract: Conflict prevention has a central place in the foreign policy of the new European External Action Service (EEAS). However, the EU has not managed to...
Published Date: November 30, 2011
Abstract: The George Mason University School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) is a leading institution in the field of Conflict Analysis and...
Published Date: 2011
Abstract: The main goal of the study is to define effective ways of transforming and reforming the Palestinian media outlets through foreign aid. Without a...
Published Date: October 07, 2011
Abstract: One capability that is increasingly important to military leadership is effective negotiation skills. This report provides a comprehensive review of...
Published Date: September 2011
Abstract: INTRODUCTIONThe two sets of papers presented here were once simply an idea that seemed perhaps crazy. Without an introduction, the reader may find...
Published Date: September 2011
Abstract: INTRODUCTIONThe two sets of papers presented here were once simply an idea that seemed perhaps crazy. Without an introduction, the reader may find...
Published Date: September 2011
Abstract: SummaryCurrent negotiations to end the war in Afghanistan fail to build on lessons learned from peace processes in other countries. Exclusion of key...
Published Date: July 06, 2011
Abstract: This paper deals with the ways of visualizing the process of conflict escalation, settlement, and resolution. It starts with a discussion of...
Published Date: June 02, 2011
Abstract: The Central American nation of Costa Rica is one of the few countries in the world that does not possess a standing military. Nevertheless, Costa...
Published Date: April 27, 2011
Abstract: 
Paper delivered at Princeton University The complex nature of the interaction between world religions, peacemaking and conflict generation in...
Published Date: February 24, 2011
Abstract: The Genocide Prevention Advisory Network (GPANet) Report 2010 is the first published work released by the advisory group. It is a product of the...
Published Date: February 2011
Abstract: The Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) is a world-wide civil society-led network which aims to build a new international...
Published Date: January 01, 2011
Abstract: [Note: This paper is an early version of a chapter in Reconciliation, Coexistence, and Justice in Interethnic Conflicts: Theory and Practice, ed....
Published Date: January 01, 2011
Published Date: December 01, 2010
Abstract: The Listening Tour is a collaborative research activity undertaken by the San Diego Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention and the Joan B....
Published Date: 2010
Abstract: Foreward, by Dennis Sandole:There is a natural tension between “forewording” a group of presentations made in honor of a distinguished...
Published Date: October 6, 2010
Abstract: This PeaceBrief reviews the factors that continue to divide Ivorian communities and stall the peace process in Côte d'Ivoire and provides reflections...
Published Date: August 31, 2010
Abstract: In post-independence Ukraine, the number of registered religious organizations has been growing significantly within the last decade. According to...
Published Date: August 16, 2010
Abstract: SummaryAt nine years and counting, the U.S. war in Afghanistan is the longest in our history, surpassing even the Vietnam War, and it will shortly...
Published Date: August 2010
Abstract: SummaryGraduate-level academic institutions are not adequately preparing students for careers in international peace and conflict management....
Published Date: June 2010
Abstract: The rise of diaspora politics poses a challenge to traditional approaches to foreign policymaking that tend to emphasize bilateral state-to-state...
Published Date: June 2010
Abstract: This report presents background information and key content related to the USAID-sponsored workshop on Theories of Change Indicator Development that...
Published Date: May 01, 2010
Abstract: The Interagency Conflict Assessment Framework (ICAF) application began in a full-day workshop which was held on January 8, 2010 in Arlington,...
Published Date: 2010
Abstract: Executive SummaryDecades of political and economic exclusion, years of violence and insecurity, and a population of displaced and traumatized people...
Published Date: April 01, 2010
Abstract: This report studies the relationship between conflict and education in Côte d’Ivoire, and suggests policy and program approaches for analysts...
Published Date: February 19, 2010
Abstract: Religion is often viewed as a motive for conflict and has emerged as a key component in many current and past conflicts. However, religion does not...
Published Date: 2010
Abstract: Across countries, entrepreneurship is shown to support wealth and income generation, job creation and innovations in product and process. The precise...
Published Date: 2009
Abstract: This paper assesses the prospects and challenges for integrating development strategies into counterinsurgency (COIN) efforts in Afghanistan and...
Published Date: August 2009
Abstract: While there has been open debate among dalit social reformers on the Indian subcontinent over the use of religious conversion as a form of rights...
Published Date: April 27, 2009
Abstract: Through a Freireian lens, emancipation is understood as an entity that is sovereign and for itself. In this framework, the broadest possibilities for...
Published Date: March 2009
Abstract: This paper discusses the difficulties associated with measuring entrepreneurship in developing countries. Three important dichotomies in the research...
Published Date: March 01, 2009
Abstract: In the context of statebuilding and peacebuilding, Catherine Barnes of Conciliation Resources examines changes in 'the political settlement'...
Published Date: February 2009
Abstract: EUCAM, (EU Central Asia Monitoring)  in cooperation with Asian Development Bank, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Wolfensohn...
Published Date: 2009
Abstract: When I visited Kenya in August 2008 many people expressed their high hopes for Barack Obama in the upcoming election and for close U.S./Kenyan...
Published Date: January 16, 2009
Abstract: Discussions of transitional justice in Zimbabwe are premature, substantial political change is still required and the immediate focus should be on...
Published Date: January 01, 2009
Abstract: The foundations for sustainable peace are laid when those in conflict agree on how to resolve the issues that have divided them and how they will...
Published Date: October 27, 2008
Abstract: Executive Summary:The Irish Peace Process Cultural and Training Program (IPPCTP) was a groundbreaking initiative introduced by Representative James T...
Published Date: September 12, 2008
Report no: 2
Abstract: The remaining two major presidential candidates have endorsed (i) maintaining and strengthening the nuclear nonproliferation regime and (ii) pursuing...
Published Date: August 01, 2008
Abstract: The Center for Global Studies at George Mason University was founded to promote multidisciplinary research on globalization. The Center comprises...
Published Date: August 1 2008
Abstract: Orta Doğu siyasetinin kadim aktörlerinden İran, bölgedeki etkisini artırıyor mu? İran, nükleer çalışmalarını hangi gerekçelerle temellendiriyor?...
Published Date: May 2008
Published Date: July 2008
Abstract: This paper compares two datasets designed to measure entrepreneurship. The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor dataset captures early-stage...
Published Date: January 01, 2008
Abstract: Faced with the problem of how to respond to the challenges of intra-state armed conflict, international policymakers often turn to incentives,...
Published Date: November 01, 2007
Report no: 3
Abstract: From 1992 to 1997, Tajikistan experienced a multi-layered civil war between excommunists on the one hand and a coalition of “democrats”...
Published Date: November 01, 2007
Abstract: Currently, there are two history and one anthropology book on Crimean Tatars (in English). However, there is no detailed, contemporary field research...
Published Date: April 01, 2007
Abstract: This working paper by Catherine Barnes of Conciliation Resources analyses the UK's conflict policies.It identifies how UK approaches can be...
Published Date: March 1, 2007
Report no: 4
Abstract: Without the cooperation and efforts of a large number of people we could not have succeeded in creating a consensus building process. To all of the...
Published Date: 2007
Abstract: Political dynamics around the globe have been transformed by globalization, new patterns of human mobility, and the development of innovative...
Published Date: December 01, 2006
Abstract: Introduction and Summary of Recommendations In 2006, the Horn of Africa witnessed major escalations in several conflicts, a marked deterioration...
Published Date: Summer 2006
Abstract: Acerca del ManualEste Manual es producto del trabajo de la Fundación Cambio Democrático en la construcción de capacidad para el manejo de conflictos...
Published Date: January 2006
Abstract: This report is the product of field research and subsequent analysis carried out between July 2004 and July 2005 by a team of researchers from...
Published Date: 2005
Abstract: Background ContextOver the past two decades, the field of international peace and conflict resolution has grown substantially with an abundance of...
Published Date: August 2005
Abstract: ForewordThe Americas’ Accountability/Anti-Corruption Project (USAID/AAA), sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)...
Published Date: March 2005
Abstract: Recent peace agreements have referred extensively to human rights norms and principles. While most human rights proponents consider this a positive...
Published Date: January 01, 2005
Abstract: Despite the tragic assassination in Lebanon and the political fallout from it, there are reformers in Syria who are being ignored in current Western...
Published Date: June 01, 2004
Published Date: May 01, 2004
Abstract: With this third issue of the Cooperative Security Program: Opinions, we return to the topic of fostering democracy and human rights in the...
Published Date: 2004
Abstract: In a world inundated with increasing levels of globalization, corporations have become key players in the world arena, impacting all areas of the...
Published Date: 2004
Published Date: January 01, 2004
Published Date: August 27, 2003
Abstract: An earlier version of this article was in the Philadelphia EnquirerA cartoon about stars of David and fences is just a cartoon, but cartoons have a...
Published Date: May 2003
Published Date: March 31, 2003
Abstract:  The Dual Nature of ReligionThe most constructive way in which religion can contribute to a peaceful world at the present time is for those who...
Published Date: November 22, 2002
Abstract:   MISSION: To stimulate, by means of relationship building with enemy parties, an effective process of peacemaking that includes profound...
Published Date: November 04, 2002
Abstract: Key recommendations for a new approach to leadership:· A shift in American diplomatic statements away from criticisms or condemnations...
Published Date: Summer 2002
Abstract: The first conflict resolution training manual for the Muslim communities in the United States.
Published Date: April 2002
Published Date: January 26, 2002
Abstract:             Religion and conflict are sufficiently intertwined at this stage of the Arab/Israeli conflict that it...
Published Date: January 10, 2002
Abstract:                 An unprecedented level of paradoxical religious movement...
Published Date: 2002
Abstract: The article presents identity-based training created on the basis of the social identity theory, categorization theory and common identity model....
Published Date: January 01, 2002
Abstract: The process for making a transition from war to peace provides an opportunity to agree new political, constitutional and economic arrangements that...
Published Date: October 2001
Abstract: This resource complements a training activity and extensive resource for community leaders. The focus is on assisting organization and project...
Published Date: September 30, 2001
Abstract:  The sooner we face facts, the more powerful our chances to succeed in making religious terrorism a temporary phenomenon of human culture. But...
Published Date: January 01, 2001
Abstract: Conflict in Tajikistan began to escalate during the break-up of the Soviet Union. By 1992 this Central Asian republic was engulfed in civil war....
Published Date: November 07, 2000
Abstract: PREAMBLEThere will be no success to a strategic political plan at this point in time, no matter how rational it may be, unless there is a parallel...
Published Date: September 2000
Abstract: Emphasizing the important role of qualitative evaluation, this booklet focuses on three methodological strategies: focus groups, interviews and...
Published Date: Jul 2000
Abstract: Jul 2000CDIE working paper, no. 306 
Published Date: January 06, 2000
Abstract:  One of the most difficult challenges of intervening in and attempting to resolve a conflict is facing the question: Is this intervention making...
Published Date: January 2000
Abstract: This evaluation resource guide, organized around 14-steps, assists leadership personnel with three phases of evaluation: project preparation,...
Published Date: October 1999
Published Date: January 01, 1999
Abstract: On 1 February 1998, the Council of Europe's Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities entered into force. This was an...
Published Date: January 01, 1994
Report no: 2
Abstract: What is "the news" about? International conflicts and communal wars. Religious upheavals and racial disorders. Political debates and family...
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