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.

FWRM 'Balance' newsletter - Women's Voice and Representation in Fiji's Legislature

Dec 2013
Balance newsletter - Fiji Women's Rights Movement
This issue of 'Balance', the newsletter of CR partner organisation Fiji Women's Rights Movement, focuses on women's voice and representation in Fiji's legislature.

Event - Gender and peace in the post-2015 development agenda

Mar 2014
Conciliation Resources and Saferworld are hosting an event to discuss the linkages between gender equality and peace in the post-2015 development framework on Friday 14th March at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York.

Accord Insight: Women building peace

Mar 2013
Accord Insight Women building peace cover
This first Accord Insight presents nine articles drawn from previous editions of Accord that examine the roles women have played in addressing violence and building peace. The publication documents women’s first hand peacebuilding practice: the challenges they faced, the opportunities they created and the lessons they have drawn from their experiences.

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.

Indigenous women’s inclusion in the Colombia peace process: conversation with the National Coordination of Indigenous Women in Colombia (CONAMIC)

Navigating inclusion in peace processes
Mar 2019
 
Members of the National Coordination of Indigenous Women in Colombia (CONAMIC) describe how indigenous people have been disproportionately affected by the armed conflict and remain vulnerable to violence today.

Colombian diaspora in the peace process

Navigating inclusion in peace processes
Mar 2019
 
Helga Flamtermesky, Dorys Ardila and Javier Charry explore the challenges of promoting participation for Colombian citizens living abroad.

Negotiating inclusive peace in Colombia

Navigating inclusion in peace processes
Mar 2019
 
Introducing the Colombia study in this publication, Herbolzheimer provides a succinct summary of the peace process, explaining how it has developed new mechanisms for participation.

Youth, peace and security: addressing the violence of exclusion

Navigating inclusion in peace processes
Mar 2019
 
Graeme Simpson’s article draws on his experience as the lead author of the report on youth, peace and security mandated by UN Security Council Resolution 2250 (2015). Simpson challenges what he calls the 'policy panic’, which erroneously associates youth with the threat of violence, and fails to recognise that the vast majority of young people reject the use of force.