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The UN in Mali: Colonel de Wolf on the conflict, the Tuareg and MINUSMA's role

“MINUSMA is waiting for more enablers – technologically advanced military forces – before they can move up to Kidal. After the Dutch and the Swedes have arrived, we can move up to Kidal and maybe even further north to Tessalit.” 154 more words

Humanitarian Intervention

Working, waiting and learning in Nepal.

Nepal has been a baffling place to me, it has been exhilarating and frustrating, it has been just as amazing as it has been confusing. I spend a couple of weeks getting adjusted to dusty Kathmandu, it’s crazy traffic and changing weather, after being here a month I still think I’m not qualified to cross streets alone! 839 more words

Colombia.

Who ever thought social media could be an International Peacebuilder?

Like many I had used social media as tool for keeping in contact with friends, however over the last few years I’ve come to see its use in a new light and have experienced the great opportunity it provides to create peace in some of the most hostile of locations. 848 more words

Afghanistan

End Occupation: Peace requires Ethiopia to withdraw from Eritrea's sovereign territory

Originally posted on MasterPeace.org, CLICK HERE

Tolerating Ethiopia’s occupation of Eritrea’s sovereign territory is affront to international law and a disservice to peace in the Horn of Africa. 383 more words

Eritrea

Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: The Peace Deal for Mindanao and its lessons for practitioners of environmental peacebuilding

by Paula Defensor Knack

Paula Defensor Knack is a is a former assistant secretary for Lands and Legislative Affairs at the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources. 2,603 more words

Commentary

Are we nearing the end of START?

Word on the street is that it’s “business as usual” for another six months.

While we’ve long been hearing rumours that some sort of change is “imminent,” the fate of the Stabilization and Reconstruction Task Force—also known as… 800 more words

Peacebuilding

I am Africa, I am Europe

I had the honor of participating in the 3rd Africa Europe Youth Leadership Summit, which took place in Brussels, Belgium from 31 March to 1 April 2014. 521 more words

Youth Issues