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11 Dec 2012 description

Chevron Corp. cultivates suppliers in Angola. A Haitian entrepreneur replaces earthquake-devastated housing with more reliable steel framing, and trains 200 franchisees in the process.

08 Aug 2011 description

Special Report by Claudia Hofmann and Ulrich Schneckener


Transnational nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have developed strategies to improve the diffusion of and general adherence to international norms among nonstate armed actors, with the goal of persuading armed actors to adapt their behavior accordingly.

03 Nov 2010 description

Peace Brief by Leonard S. Rubenstein


Defying expectations, successful polio vaccination campaigns have taken place in well over two dozen armed conflicts, and continue today. Polio vaccination campaigns amid war have often succeeded in gaining the cooperation of anti-government forces such as Sendero Luminoso in Peru, multiple rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Taliban in Afghanistan.

12 Oct 1999 description

Briefly ...

The rebel organization National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) has plunged Angola back into a recurring nightmare of war and human rights depredations.

08 May 1996 description

Executive Summary

A United States Institute of Peace team spent time in Angola in February to explore how Angolan and international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) can promote reconciliation in Angola as part of the postwar peace process. The recommendations the team prepared are directed primarily at Angola but could apply to other countries engaged in peacebuilding.