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Conflict Alert: Protecting Pakistan’s Threatened Democracy

A little over a year ago, Pakistan entered an unprecedented second phase of democratic transition, with one elected government handing power to another by peaceful, constitutional means. This fragile transition will be gravely threatened unless a fast-escalating political crisis is urgently defused. The protests rocking Islamabad threaten to upend the constitutional order, set back rule of law and open the possibility of a soft coup, with the military ruling through the backdoor.

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Eritrea: Ending the Exodus?

Africa Briefing N°100 Nairobi/Brussels, 8 August 2014

Eritrea’s youth exodus has significantly reduced the young nation’s human capital. While this has had advantages for the government – allowing the departure of those most dissatisfied and most likely to press for political change – the growing social and political impact of mass migration at home and abroad demands concerted domestic and international action.

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World + 70 others
CrisisWatch N°132 - 1 August 2014

Increasing Israeli-Palestinian tensions culminated in Israel launching "Operation Protective Edge" in Gaza in early July (see our latest report and commentary). The assault, which started as an aerial campaign and was later extended to include ground operations, reportedly killed more than 1,400 Palestinians throughout the month while 64 Israelis were killed in clashes inside the Gaza Strip and by Hamas rocket fire. Several attempts at reaching a ceasefire agreement failed in July.

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Gaza and Israel: New Obstacles, New Solutions

To break the violent impasse, Israel must change its policy toward Hamas and work toward a lasting ceasefire, recognising how much its own stability depends on the stability of Gaza.

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Accountant, Brussels

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Closing date: 26 Sep 2014 International Crisis Group

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Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Accountant will work closely and collaboratively with the rest of the Finance team, responsible for several aspects of financial management and accounting at Crisis Group.

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Sahel Research Assistant, Dakar

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2014 International Crisis Group

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We are seeking a Sahel Research Assistant to work full-time at the Dakar office (Senegal) for a suggested period of six months starting in September 2014. The successful candidate would assist Crisis Group's Sahel Senior Analyst in his research and advocacy activities.

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Global Briefing 2014

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Registration deadline: 23 Oct 2014 Training date: 23 Oct 2014 to 24 Oct 2014 International Crisis Group

The International Crisis Group's Global Briefing is an exclusive two-day high-level event that will focus on major conflict flashpoints across the globe. Invited participants will have an opportunity to go beyond the headlines in discussions with more than 40 of Crisis Group’s field-based staff, senior staff, and Board members on the drivers of these conflicts and innovative strategies for their mitigation.

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