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17 Aug 2016 description

By Ibrahim Al-bakri Nyei

Introduction

In late 2013, the Ebola virus was diagnosed in the forest region of Guinea. By mid-2014, it had spread alarmingly in the countries of the Mano River Basin – Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. By the time it was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO) in August 2014, at least 1 711 people were infected and 932 people had died from the virus.

07 Jan 2013 description

The Beginning

Over the past twenty years, the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) has evolved into an organisation that successfully promotes reflection, education and intervention in African conflicts.

03 Aug 2012 description

Contents

List of Acronyms

Foreword
Kennedy Walusala

Introduction
Grace Maina

Political youth: Finding alternatives to violence in Sierra Leone
Christine Cubitt

The danger of marginalisation: An analysis of Kenyan youth and their integration into political, socio-economic life
Daniel Forti and Grace Maina

Interrogating traditional youth theory: Youth peacebuilding and engagement in post-conflict Liberia
Martha Mutisi

30 Apr 2011 description

Proceedings from an ACCORD Workshop
14&15 September 2009
Durban

25 Apr 2011 description

On 21 April 2011 ACCORD hosted a workshop in Freetown, Sierra Leone, which brought together key stakeholders to discuss strategies for ensuring sustainable locally-owned peacebuilding initiatives in Sierra Leone.

20 Aug 2009 description

Editorial

by vasu gounden

In the last nine months, there have been several major armed crises in the world. These crises included the massive onslaught of Russian forces against Georgian forces, the Sri Lankan government forces against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) rebels, Israeli forces against the forces of Hamas, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) government forces against the National Congress for the Defence of the People (CNDP) forces of rebel leader, General Laurent Nkunda.