The Colombia peace agreement and its implementation (WP1604)

Podcast

The peace agreement signed in late 2016 between the Colombian government and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) ended more than 50 years of conflict, making it a hugely important development not only for Colombia itself but more widely for the field of conflict resolution. The signing of the agreement started a complex implementation […]

The African Union in Mali and the Sahel (WP1417)

Podcast

President Pierre Buyoya discusses the importance and advantages of African Union leadership in African peace processes. We ask if there is a particular African dimension to violent extremism on the continent what unique tools are available for African leaders and institutions to tackle radicalisation and ‘home-grown’ terror. Contributor: President Pierre Buyoya, African Union High Representative […]

Peacebuilding in Africa (WP1358)

Podcast

Asking what creates sustainable peace, what it is about Africa that allows it to be such a powerful narrator of peace and what it can do to help others. We discuss if violence in conflict is down to the failure of leadership. Contributors: Funmi Olonisakin, Director, Security Leadership and Society, King’s College London Abubakar Zein, […]