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South Sudan

Is peace possible in South Sudan?

By Kennedy Tumutegyereize 21 September 2017: South Sudan may be the world’s youngest country, but the region has a long and turbulent history of conflict – and of peace. In the absence of formal...

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World

Understanding violent extremism: the key connections

Are there common elements to different violent extremist groups? Christine Mutisya looks at key factors that lead people to conflict and what steps could be taken to counter violent extremism. ...

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Colombia

Colombia: how strong is the commitment to peace?

15 August 2017: Colombia is six months in to a peace deal intended to end 50 years of conflict. With presidential elections due next year, the prospect of lasting peace is even more complicated than...

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Yemen

Peacewatch: Yemen, May 2017

05 May 2017: Fears are growing that a key Yemeni port will soon be targeted as part of the conflict in Yemen. Peace Direct’s Local Peacebuilding Expert provides their update on the war and its...

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Nepal

Nepal: the uphill struggle for justice

26 April 2017: A year into the Truth Commissions process, changing governments and resistance from top-ranking officials continues to frustrate the path to peace. Peace Direct's Nepal Local...

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Bangladesh

Women and violence in Bangladesh

21 April 2017: Insight on Conflict’s Bangladesh Local Peacebuilding Expert and Sumaya Imam Shuhcita say that to solve women’s problems in Bangladesh, women must be involved. The word ‘peacebuilding’...

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Sudan

Conflict Prevention in South and West Kordofan, Sudan

For decades, communities living in South and West Kordofan have been caught up in an increasingly complex web of violence. Most recently this has been between the government of Sudan and the Sudan...

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Yemen

Peacewatch: Yemen, April 2017

03 April 2017: Peace Direct’s Local Peacebuilding Expert in Yemen spoke to local peace workers for an update on he conflict in their country. There is a group of extraordinary young men and women in...

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Yemen

Peacewatch: Yemen, March 2017

01 March 2017: The war in Yemen is now almost two years old. With no sign of it coming to an end, Peace Direct’s Local Peacebuilding Expert in the country provides their latest update on key aspects...

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Yemen

Peacewatch: Yemen, February 2017

31 January 2017: Today, Peace Direct launches a new strand of its work researching and engaging with local peacebuilders. The first in an original series of reports focuses on Yemen. Today, Peace...

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