Report on peace-making initiative in Somaliland

Jan 1997
The Council for Peace & Development-Somaliland was determined to end the armed conflict which broke out in the region of Somaliland in 1994-1995. Its journey is recorded in its report.

Perilous border: Sudanese communities affected by conflict on the Sudan-Uganda border

Nov 2008
In the first study of its kind, Mareike Schomerus of Conciliation Resources addresses the often neglected Sudanese (now South Sudanese) dimension of the the Lord's Resistance Army conflict.

Justice and Peace News: Newsletter

Jul 2008
This is the Justice and Peace Commission's newsletter in Uganda. The July 2008 edition contains updates such as an article about children requesting representation in peace talks.

Phases of the negotiations

Weaving consensus: The Papua New Guinea - Bougainville peace process
Sep 2002
Anthony Regan identifies and analyses the four phases of talks in the Bougainville peace process after the turning point in 1997 and which culminated in the Bougainville Peace Agreement of 2001.

Justice and Peace News: Newsletter

Apr 2008
This is the Justice and Peace Commission's newsletter in Uganda. The April 2008 edition contains updates such as an article about the current situation in northern Uganda.

Choosing to return: Challenges faced by the Lord’s Resistance Army’s middle-ranking commanders

Oct 2010
Why does one LRA middle-ranking commander stay with the Lord's Resistance Army but another risk escaping? This report by Conciliation Resources attempts to find out why.

Early interventions

Weaving consensus: The Papua New Guinea - Bougainville peace process
Sep 2002
Peter Sohia traces how negotiations on Bougainville’s relationship to the PNG government developed from 1980s to the mid-1990s. He argues that, despite their repeated failures, these efforts form part of an important cumulative process towards peace.

Papua New Guinea–Bougainville

The peace agreement signed in 2001 on the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea (PNG), ended the most violent conflict in the South Pacific since World War II. Triggered by disputes in the late-1960s between local landowners and the international proprietors of the world’s largest copper and gold mine, armed resistance in the 1980s met an abusive response from the PNG security forces.

Weaving consensus: The Papua New Guinea - Bougainville peace process

Sep 2002

The peace agreement signed in 2001 on the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea (PNG), ended the most violent conflict in the South Pacific since World War II. Weaving consensus: the Papua New Guinea - Bougainville peace process (Accord issue 12, 2002) outlines an extraordinary array of creative initiatives and interventions that succeeded not only in ending the organised violence but brought together Bougainvillean society within a national framework. The process defined a negotiated settlement acceptable to all.

The Mindanao peace process: A supplement to Compromising on autonomy (2003)

Apr 2003

The 1996 Peace Agreement between the Republic of the Philippines government and Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) was a milestone in many ways: all previous attempts to negotiate an end to 24 years of civil war had failed. Implementation of the peace deal did not end the violence but the efforts and innovations in peacemaking in Mindanao offer invaluable examples for people working to resolve conflicts around the world.

Accord issue 6, Compromising on autonomy: Mindanao in transition, contains analysis on Islamic diplomacy, civil society roles and development.