Reconciliation, reform and resilience: Positive peace for Lebanon (Accord 24) - English version

Jul 2012
Cover of Accord issue 24
Lebanon’s model of post-war power sharing and liberal economic growth has been widely praised. But it has failed to deliver for most Lebanese. Repeated outbreaks of political violence since the 1989 Taif Peace Agreement, and today fear of spillover from insecurity in Syria, show that a fundamentally different approach is needed to transform negative and precarious stability in Lebanon into positive and resilient peace.

Human rights, security and Afghanistan’s peace process: The justice–stability nexus

Incremental Peace in Afghanistan
Jun 2018
What are the human rights priorities for a peace settlement for Afghanistan, and what are the prospects for negotiating these effectively?
Three deeply contested issues are critical to negotiating human rights in a future peace settlement.
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Justice and human rights: interview with Mohna Ansari

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

In this interview with Mohna Ansari, a member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), discusses the role that the NHRC has played in promoting and upholding Nepal’s international human rights commitments, and the difficulty of doing so in light of a constitution which denies women full citizenship rights.

Voice of Peace: LRA conflict news - Jun - Sept 2012

Sep 2012
News and views from areas affected by the Lord’s Resistance Army in Central African Republic (CAR), Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), South Sudan and Uganda, June - September 2012 edition.

The Voice of Peace: Grassroots news and opinions on the LRA conflict – June 2014

Jul 2014
Voice of Peace isuue 10

News and views from areas affected by the Lord’s Resistance Army in Central African Republic (CAR), Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), South Sudan and Uganda.

Find out about our partners in the Regional Civil Society Network who produce this quarterly newsletter to share with their communities.

Issue 10 - March 2014 to June 2014

Protecting civilians in LRA-affected areas: Regional Civil Society Task Force

Jul 2014
RCSTF resolution in May 2014
People in East and Central Africa still live in fear of attack by the Lord's Resistance Army. There is an urgent need to tackle this. Religious, traditional leaders and civil society organisations from LRA affected areas have put together a series of recommendations for international actors, local governments and community groups on protecting civilians.

Pioneering Accord series released as ebooks

For the first time, all 25 editions of Conciliation Resources' Accord publications are now available to download as free e-books. Download your copies now!

Moving forward: The future of business in Mindanao

With the signing of the Mindanao peace agreement in March the demand for increased jobs and development is high. During a visit by an EU delegation local business community came together to discuss future economic development and expectations.

Peacebuilders' perspectives on the post-2015 development framework

Our partner, Rosa Emilia Salamanca, is speaking at the UN’s General Assembly on the need to include gender, violence and peace in the post-2015 framework. Read more about how peace can be put at the heart of the UN’s post-2015 development goals.

Post-2015: A Peacebuilder’s Perspective

Apr 2014
Post 2015 Peacebuilders Perspectives
Peace and security, the environment, development and human rights are intrinsically connected. Read our reflections on how violence reduction and the promotion of peace can truly be put at the heart of the post-2015 development framework.