11

11

results

Filter your results

Apply filters

The UN and the AU: An agenda of renewal

In January 2017, António Guterres of Portugal became the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN). At the end of the same month, Moussa Faki Mahamat, the foreign affairs minister of Chad, was elected as the new African Union (AU) Commissio…

Humanitarian workers under attack: trends in sub-Saharan Africa

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) estimates that 135.3 million people needed humanitarian assistance in 2018 due to human-induced crises, such as conflict and forced displacement, or natural disasters, suc…

Getting Coherence and Coordination Right: Principles for the Peacebuilding Policy Community

"This Policy & Practice Brief (PPB) seeks to establish a common understanding of the term ‘coherence’ which is specific to peacebuilding dynamics by unpacking its meaning within peacebuilding experiences. Secondly, this PPB will examine the various …

Humanitarian Assistance and the Politics of Self-Reliance Uganda's Nakivale Refugee Settlement

"Increasingly, refugees residing in refugee camps are living in protracted situations for which there are no quick remedies. Existing attempts to address protracted situations for refugees engage with the concept and practices of the Self-reliance…

Horn of Africa Bulletin Vol 28 No.2 March-April 2016

"The articles submitted for this issue of the Horn of Africa Bulletin interrogate and explore many of the contradictions alluded to earlier in the fusion of peace-building, humanitarianism and developmental interventions. The article by Jens Pederse…

Horn of Africa Bulletin Vol 25 No.2 March-April 2013

In ‘Dealing with the Mombasa Republican Council’ The Mombasa Republican Council (MRC) is a socio-political and secessionist movement, based in Kenya’s coastal region. Their claim is that the Kenyan coast is legally no longer part of Kenya. In ‘Confl…

Negotiating the Convention on Cluster Munitions The role of African States

"On 30 May 2008, 107 governments participating in a Dublin Diplomatic Conference formally adopted the text of a new Convention on Cluster Munitions banning those that cause unacceptable harm to civilians. The convention is the culmination of what …

Promoting Peace and Stability in La Côte d’Ivoire: Negotiating the Cost of International Inaction and the Need for Decisive Action

"In this second policy brief on the situation in La Côte d’Ivoire a calling for enforcement action led by the United Nations Operations in La Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) to stop the fighting, protect civilians and restore stability to the troubled country…

Displaced in Darfur: An Analysis of Humanitarian and Protection Operations for the Internally Displaced in Darfur

"The Darfur case offers an opportunity to analyze and examine the situation of IDP's who have been displaced because of violent armed conflict on a massive scale and in a situation where the host government is unwilling either to provide assistance …

Beyond de-mining: Capacity building & socio-economic consequences

"Landmines and unexploded ordnance are a global problem, with more than 80 countries affected. This volume focuses on three major areas: first, national mine action capacities as long-term and sustainable solutions to countries' landmine problems; s…

The Politics of Landmines: an introduction

"In the last few years, landmines have become a highprofile issue for governments and organisations around the world, and perhaps deservedly so. Landmine contamination affects more than 60 nations, with consequences on both the macro-and micro- lev…

Showing page 1 of 1