After 25 years of civil war in Afghanistan, today progress towards a peace process is increasingly seen as central to securing a just and stable future. But to date, there has been little analysis of what a process might actually look like.
Community leaders from across central and north Bougainville have spent much of the past month developing their peacebuilding skills, with training from the Nazareth Centre for Rehabilitation (NCFR), supported by Conciliation Resources.
The Government of the Philippines has declared martial law in the southern island of Mindanao, after clashes between the army and extremist groups.
The violence is focused in the city of Marawi, and erupted as the army searched for the leaders of a militant group with alleged links to Islamic State (IS). Most residents have now evacuated the city, which is home to around 200,000 people.