Tag Archives: Peacebuilding

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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Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

The Global Protection Cluster officially launched new standards for child protection in humanitarian settings on October 29th, 2012. Background: In some countries up to 1 child out of 4 suffers from abuse, exploitation, violence and neglect. Between 500 million and 1.5 … Continue reading

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UN Women Sourcebook on Women, Peace and Security

Cross-posted from UN Women This brief sourcebook is a collection of cutting-edge resources intended to raise awareness, provoke policy, support training, advocacy and share lessons learned on implementation of the women, peace and security (WPS) agenda, including the UN Security … 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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