ICT4Peace in the Horn of Africa?
The pioneer of peace studies Johan Galtung (1996) proposed two types of peace: negative peace meaning the absence of violence and positive peace where there is coexistence, restoration and…
Peacebuilding and Extremism: Key Insights and lessons from a global consultation convened by Peace Direct
In April 2017 more than 100 expert participants from 36 countries contributed to a series of discussions on issues related to violent extremism and peacebuilding. The conversations focused on…
The Rehabilitation and Reintegration of former Boko Haram Insurgent: Lessons from the Niger Delta Amnesty Programme
The Boko Haram insurgency in North East Nigeria has devastated the region since 2009: with hundreds of thousands killed and millions of others forcefully displaced by the conflict, the Federal…
Iraqi Child Marriage Proposal Reflects Worrying Trend
New legislation in the Iraqi parliament that would allow girls as young as 9 to marry is drawing stiff opposition from a nationwide coalition of civil society groups.
Southern Libya Destabilized: The Case of Ubari
From late 2014 to early 2016—in the security and governance vacuum that has characterized Libya since its 2011 revolution— a conflict raged between the indigenous Tuareg and Tubu tribes of the south-…
Rule of Law Approaches to Countering Violent Extremism (ABA Rule of Law Initiative Issue Paper)
This paper reviews the current social science and policy research on the drivers of violent extremism, describes the types of ABA ROLI rule of law oriented programs that have the potential to counter…
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Megan E. Loney
Monica Duffy Toft
GPPi's research, advisory and dialogue activities on global peace & security focus on governance, political economy, norms and organizations of providing (in)security and peace.