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31 Jan 2003 description


Cluster of Competence
The rehabilitation of war-torn societies

A Project co-ordinated by the Centre for Applied Studies in International Negotiations (CASIN)

31 Jan 2003 description


Cluster of Competence
The rehabilitation of war-torn societies

A Project co-ordinated by the Centre for Applied Studies in International Negotiations (CASIN)

Marcus Brand

31 Jan 2001 description

by Valery Tishkov

Abstract

Based on extensive study of the war-torn Chechnya and of the war effects for the Russian State and society the author worked our strategies for post-conflict reconstruction. Accomplished destructions, huge losses, and ongoing severe fighting make the prospects for peace and stability a long and complex process.

31 Jan 2001 description

by Marcus Cox

Executive summary

This paper examines the record of the international community in constructing a State of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It finds that, among the many goals of the peace mission, creating a self-sustaining constitutional order has not always been the highest priority. Only recently has the international community begun to focus explicitly on creating the domestic institutions necessary for Bosnia to become a sustainable entity.

The paper identifies three principal obstacles to the state-building mission.

31 Jan 2001 description

by Juan Pekmez

Abstract

A year after surrounding the city, the UN is still wondering how to manage refuse collection in Pristina. Hundreds of UN volunteers have been called on to help. Meanwhile, the people of Kosovo stand idly by. Surely there are enough of them with sufficient skill to do the task themselves? What are we to make of this unwarrantable interference? What if these people were made to deal with their own problems?