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March 9, 2018

Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict

"Conflict and dispute are inherent in development and social progress. Any change may disrupt the status quo....Navigating conflict peacefully is the cardinal challenge of every society." Jointly...

February 9, 2018

DFID's "transparency revolution" is welcome - but supporting independent media is urgent and challenging

Author: BBC Media Action's James Deane, originally posted on February 7 2018 - The UK Department for International Development's commitment to undertake a "transparency revolution" is welcome. Their...

February 5, 2018

Mine Risk Education via Entertainment Education

Author: Sergiy Prokhorov, February 5 2018 - Would like to share a good case of Entertainment Education (EE) application in Mine Risk Eduction (MRE) done by UNICEF Ukraine. In Ukraine 580,000 children...

February 4, 2018

Rights in Pakistan: Workplace Harrassment Law and Right to Vote

Author: Bilquis Rehman, February 8 2018: Dr. Rehman writes on women´s rights in the workpace and facilitating youth voter education - Workplace Harassment Law 2010 and Pakistan Penal Code Section 509...

January 26, 2018

Assessing Conflict Drivers and Re-Framing Radicalization in Northern Nigeria: Formative Research Report for the Farar Tattabara ("White Dove") Radio Project

"In late 2016, Equal Access [EA] launched a new CVE (countering violent extremism) radio project in northern Nigeria. In order to better understand evolving conflict dynamics, [Equal Access-Nigeria]...

January 24, 2018

Integrating GBV in WASH toolkit: Lessons from Yemen

"During 2015 - the first year of piloting the GBV in WASH [water, sanitation and hygiene] initiative - IR [Islamic Relief] developed methods, tools and context-specific approaches to prevent GBV [...

January 23, 2018

Working in Conflict: A Faith Based Toolkit for Islamic Relief

"This toolkit has been designed to be a practical resource for Islamic Relief staff working in conflict zones and fragile contexts that takes our Islamic faith as a foundation." From the Islamic...

January 17, 2018

Theories of Change for Promoting Empowerment and Accountability in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings

Published by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in association with the Action for Empowerment and Accountability Research Programme (A4EA), this paper explores the current state of thinking...

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November 21, 2017

Author: BBC Media Action's Assistant Project Manager in Syria Julie Boutros,...

September 19, 2017

Author: BBC Media Action's Director of Policy and Research James Deane,...

August 18, 2017

Part of Catholic Relief Services (CRS)'s suite of resources on social cohesion, this user's guide is a strategic tool designed to help senior...

August 17, 2017

"Discussions involving social cohesion generally evoke thoughts about trust, tolerance, harmony, ties and networks."

August 14, 2017

"At a time in which religious youth are particularly vulnerable to recruitment to violent extremism, it is imperative that the voices of youth...

July 19, 2017

"This report presents an evaluation of the utility of social media for conducting research, monitoring and evaluation in the MENA region, using a...

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A DFID/UKAID Description of Fragile States

 

"Fragile States are those states where the government cannot or will not deliver core functions to the majority of its people, including the poor. There is no agreed list of fragile states. Many states move in and out of fragility." [DFID/UKAID, 2005]

 

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