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16 Jun 2017 description

In the context of UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace, and Security, this report examines collaborations between youth and religious leaders in conflict-affected states. Using case studies, surveys, and interviews, it highlights the gaps, challenges, and opportunities for how religious actors and youth can and do partner effectively in the face of violent conflict.

Summary

•More than 80 percent of the world identifies as religious, and most of the world’s most violent conflicts occur in countries with the most youthful populations.

29 May 2017 description

Friday, May 26, 2017 / BY: Katherine "Kay" Spencer; Rachel Vandenbrink

On the Issues with Kay Spencer and Rachel Vandenbrink

Burma's national dialogue, stalled for months, advanced this week with the opening of the second round of the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference in Naypyitaw, the capital. The five days of political talks focus on working out a federal system to resolve the country’s ethnic tensions.

25 May 2017 description

Study Pinpoints Link Between Food Shortages and Attacks by Extremists, Insurgents

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 / BY: Ore Koren

16 May 2017 description

By: Elizabeth Murray

Plagued by successive coups and waves of violent conflict since its independence in 1960, the Central African Republic managed to hold its first peaceful elections in late 2015 and early 2016. Fears of widespread violence proved unfounded. This report focuses on what went right in those elections and how those conditions have not held a year later, allowing violence to return to the country.

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Training

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09 Jul 2015 description
training Ongoing course US Institute of Peace

This training provides a multidisciplinary perspective on nonviolent, civilian-based movements and campaigns that defend and obtain basic rights and justice around the world, and in so doing transform the global security environment.

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