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South Sudan: A Civil War by Any Other Name

Refocusing international engagement as well as the peace negotiations is essential to stop South Sudan’s raging civil war from claiming ever more lives.

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Guinea-Bissau: Elections, But Then What?

The full briefing is available in French.

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Guinée-Bissau : les élections, et après ?

Les élections en Guinée-Bissau sont un premier pas, mais pour réduire la fragilité économique et politique du pays, un soutien international résolu et une volonté de réforme politique et militaire sont nécessaires.

Dans son dernier briefing, Guinée-Bissau : les élections, et après ?, l’International Crisis Group analyse la difficile marche vers les élections du 13 avril 2014 et les défis à venir. Dans un pays où l’Etat est le chemin privilégié d’enrichissement, la redistribution à venir du pouvoir et des ressources met en cause des équilibres fragiles.

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World + 6 others
CrisisWatch N°128 - 01 April 2014

As the Central African Republic becomes increasingly fractured along communal and regional lines, the re-emergence of the rebel Front populaire pour le redressement (FPR) in the north further worsened insecurity. Muslims continue to be targeted daily. African Union peacekeepers fell victim to two attacks by anti-balaka militias, with at least one killed. Chadian peacekeepers were accused of firing on civilians in a predominantly Christian neighbourhood of Bangui, reportedly killing at least 24.

JOBS

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Research Unit Intern, Brussels

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Closing date: 18 Apr 2014 International Crisis Group

Role:

The International Crisis Group is seeking an intern to volunteer for six months with the Brussels Research Unit, with a suggested start time in May 2014. The internship would suit a candidate with a recent degree in international relations, conflict studies, political science or similar.

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Development Associate, NY

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2014 International Crisis Group

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Accountant, Brussels

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Closing date: 02 May 2014 International Crisis Group

Role:

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. This is a one-year, fixed term position.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities may be subject to review from time to time; at present the post holder will be responsible for the following:

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Program Director, Middle East & North Africa

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2014 International Crisis Group

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The Program Director will lead research, analysis, policy prescription and advocacy activities of the MENA Program. The Program Director will have overall management responsibility for staff members located throughout Middle East and North Africa and will serve as an integral part of the overall management of the organisation through membership of the Senior Management Forum.

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Senior Communications Officer, Brussels

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Closing date: 18 Apr 2014 International Crisis Group

Purpose of the role:

Assist Crisis Group’s Communications Director in assuring the organisation’s positions are well-represented in influential media outlets, particularly in British and Arabic-language markets.

Specific responsibilities:

Maintain and expand Crisis Group’s strong relations with Arabic-language print, broadcast and online media outlets, both pan-Arab and national;

Maintain and expand Crisis Group’s ties with the British media;

Devise media strategies for specific Arabic-language markets;