UNSCR 1325 IN EUROPE: 20 case studies of implementation

Jun 2014
UNSCR 1325 IN EUROPE 20 case studies of implementation
This collection of case studies, produced by the European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO), explores the national implementation of UNSCR 1325 in twenty European states.

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.

Northern Ireland – peace, resilience and community activism

A recent study of community activism in Northern Ireland highlights resilience as a key outcome of the contribution of community action during times of both violence and tentative peacebuilding.

Inside Story: Has ETA given up on independence?

After nearly 60 years of conflict, the Basque separatist group ETA has announced its decision to lay down its weapons by April 8. Our Colombia Programme Director Kristian Herbolzheimer has been discussing the role of civil society in disarmament in the Basque Country with Al Jazeera English

Key websites - Accord Reconciliation and peace processes

Making peace with the past: transforming broken relationships
Sep 2016

Key websites referenced in the case studies of the Accord Insight 3, Making peace with the past: transforming broken relationships 

Further reading - Accord Reconciliation and peace processes

Making peace with the past: transforming broken relationships
Sep 2016

A suggested further reading list on reconciliation and dealing with legacies of violence, with sections focusing on the Accord Insight 3's four case study contexts - the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict, Colombia, Mindanao (Philippines) and Northern Ireland. 

Key texts - Accord Reconciliation and peace processes

Making peace with the past: transforming broken relationships
Sep 2016

Key texts drawn from the Accord Insight 3 publication, Making peace with the past: transforming broken relationships

From enemies to partners? Reconciliation in Northern Ireland

Making peace with the past: transforming broken relationships
Sep 2016

Duncan Morrow discusses how reconciliation has provided a crucial direction for efforts to move away from violent conflict towards peaceful partnership in Northern Ireland, shaping and being sustained in large part by a wide variety of grassroots interventions.

Expert analysis - Connecting the dots: reconciliation and peacebuilding

Making peace with the past: transforming broken relationships
Sep 2016

Whilst there has been relatively little conceptual development of reconciliation in recent times, there has been a marked increase in applied focus on reconciliation frameworks and approaches in a range of conflict contexts.

Making peace with the past: transforming broken relationships

Making peace with the past: transforming broken relationships
Sep 2016

Alexander Ramsbotham and Zahbia Yousuf introduce the Accord Insight 3 project and publication. They emphasise the importance of transforming relationships in peace processes, and draw on the publication's case studies to present four key priorities to enable this transformation: