Next generation African peacebuilding (WP1676)

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A panel of experts and practitioners discusses the current state of peacebuilding in Africa and how it needs to evolve, the contributions that community-based organisations can make, the role of international donors, and their hopes for the future. Contributors: Cheryl Hendricks, Executive Director, Africa Institute of South Africa, Pretoria Victor Ochen, Founder and Executive Director, African Youth […]

African perspectives on peacebuilding: emerging challenges and future prospects (WP1552)

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Nigeria offers a unique case study of the current threats to peace and security experienced across the African continent and in fact the globe. This panel discussion sought to offer an analysis of the present-day global peacebuilding challenges with a specific focus on Nigeria’s experiences and give an overview of the nature of contemporary peacebuilding […]

Muzoon’s Story

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We spoke to UNICEF’s youngest ever Goodwill Ambassador, Muzoon Almellehan, and asked her to tell us her story, and to discuss the role of youth as peacemakers.

Peacebuilding in Africa – civil society’s role in promoting sustainable peace (WP1525)

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We discuss if the continent is less or more peaceful that it was, whether Governments working in harmony with civil society can bring about a resolution and if civil society engagement is always helpful. Contributors: Shuvai Nyoni, Executive Director, African Leadership Centre (ALC), Nairobi Cyril Obi, Program Director, African Peacebuilding Network (APN), Social Science Research […]

The future of peacebuilding in Africa (WP1417)

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We discuss what the priorities are, what needs to change and who should lead the conversations. Contributors: Funmi Olonisakin, Professor of Security, Leadership and Development, African Leadership Centre (ALC), King’s College London, Member, UN Advisory Group of Experts for the 2015 Review of the Peacebuilding Architecture Monde Muyangwa, Director, African Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center […]

The African Union in Mali and the Sahel (WP1417)

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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)

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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, […]

Learning through direct experience – Timor Leste (WP1355)

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We ask what we should know about Timor Leste, what the g7+ is, and how it arose. We discuss how you persuade nations that have gone through war that the power and value of experience exceeds the power and value of academic knowledge? Contributor: Helder da Costa, General Secretary, G7+ Secretariat, Ministry of Finance, Dili, […]