Accord - Legitimacy and peace processes: from coercion to consent (policy brief)

Apr 2014
This 6-page policy brief summarises the findings of Accord 25 - Legitimacy and peace processes: from coercion to consent. It argues that a legitimacy lens should be applied to peace processes by paying attention to priorities of context, consent and change.

Faith Divided: Spirituality Caught in Conflict

This film, directed by two filmmakers from either side of the Line of Control in Kashmir, provides an emotive illustration of how conflict has prevented Kashmiris across different faiths from visiting their places of worship.

References

Two steps forward, one step back: the Nepal peace process
Mar 2017

Further reading relating to the Accord 26 on Nepal, ‘Two steps forward, one step back: the Nepal peace process’

Key texts

Two steps forward, one step back: the Nepal peace process
Mar 2017

Key texts drawn from the Accord 26 on Nepal, ‘Two steps forward, one step back: the Nepal peace process’

Profiles

Two steps forward, one step back: the Nepal peace process
Mar 2017

A section providing concise profiles of prominent Nepali political actors and institutions.

Glossary

Two steps forward, one step back: the Nepal peace process
Mar 2017

A glossary providing brief explanations of terms relating to prominent Nepali groups, customs and political action.

Chronology of major political events in contemporary Nepal

Two steps forward, one step back: the Nepal peace process
Mar 2017

This section sets out a chronology of major political events in contemporary Nepal, from 1846 to November 2016.

Conclusion More forward than back?: next steps for peace in Nepal

Two steps forward, one step back: the Nepal peace process
Mar 2017

Issue editors Deepak Thapa and Alexander Ramsbotham review the decade-long transition since the 2006 Comprehensive Peace Accord and consider whether Nepal is indeed post-conflict, or if the last ten years of fractious politics and episodic violence represent simply another phase of struggle.

Uncertain aftermath: political impacts of the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal

Two steps forward, one step back: the Nepal peace process
Mar 2017

Austin Lord and Sneha Moktan review the political impact of the 2015 earthquakes. Emergency response mirrored failings of institutional incompetence and political patronage, with marginalised communities amongst the last to receive help. Dysfunctional local governance structures added to the problem.

Section 4: Conclusion

Two steps forward, one step back: the Nepal peace process
Mar 2017