Tag Archives: Burundi

Re-thinking gender in peacebuilding: new International Alert report

International Alert  just released a new report, Re-thinking gender in peacebuilding by Henri Myrttinen, Jana Naujoks, Judy El-Bushra. This report calls for a more nuanced understanding of the role gender plays in peacebuilding. This report is part of a three-year research … Continue reading

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“Women Count” Security Council Resolution 1325: Civil Society Monitoring Report 2012

The Global Network of women Peacebuilders (GNWP), a program partner of the International Civil society Action Network (ICAN), is a coalition of women’s groups and other civil society organizations from Africa, Asia and the Pacific, South Asia, West Asia, Latin … Continue reading

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Gender in Peacebuilding: new International Alert report

To be effective, peacebuilders need to respond to the power dynamics and norms that influence peace and violent conflict at the household, community, national and international levels. This means that they need to be aware of the diversity of gender … Continue reading

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Remembering Howard Wolpe and looking ahead for the future of Burundi

On October 25th, 2011, Howard Wolpe passed away. For those who did not have a chance to know him, I can tell you he was and still is the source of inspiration for many peacebuilders and practitioners, in Africa, in … Continue reading

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Fragile Island of Peace: How an African nation moved beyond violence

Discover the trailer of this documentary that presents the transformative peacebuilding process Burundi’s leaders went through that changed them and changed the nation — how it happened, what worked, what lessons can we learn from it. Presented by the Wilson Center … Continue reading

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Peace Education in Fragile States: A Hope for the Future

Here is a new post in Africa Up Close about school-based peace education in Burundi and the latest developement in the field of peace education:

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