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.
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.
The Eid ceasefires in June showed that peace is possible in Afghanistan and is supported across Afghan society. This Accord Policy Brief outlines ten incremental steps that the government of Afghanistan and international partners can take to advance peace, based on findings from our new Accord publication.
A radical new approach is needed in Afghanistan to build peace step-by-step. In this film, Accord editors Anna Larson and Alexander Ramsbotham, and Accord adviser Michael Semple, discuss what you can expect from the publication.
Taliban leaders, Afghan government representatives, and national and international experts have contributed to a new Accord publication, examining the prospects for peace in the country and how this could be achieved.