Only 51% of the amount requested has been pledged, raising questions about how to implement an approach to peacebuilding that emphasizes conflict prevention, mediation, management, resolution, and long-term resilience.
It is up to the governments, aid agencies and organizations that make up the system to use the World Humanitarian Summit to let go of the outdated assumptions, power dynamics, and incentives that hold it back.
The Intervention Brigade is the UN’s first overtly offensive combat force. So far, there have been few detailed examinations of the new force’s legal status and the political and practical implications it brings.
by Emmanuel Letouzé , Thursday, November 08, 2012
Data from social media and Ushahidi-style crowdsourcing platforms have emerged as possible ways to leverage cellphones to prevent conflict. But in the world of Big Data, the amount of information generated from these is too small to use in advanced...
Robert Muggah and Birger Heldt, rapporteurs
This meeting note reflects the discussions of the Second International Expert Forum held at IPI on June 6th. The purpose of the forum was to take stock of the consequences of ongoing violent conflict and means to prevent and reduce them, including...