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Some authors suggest that violent conflicts and wars will increasingly be urbanized. What characterizes urban violence and which consequences do these characteristics have for attempts to peacebuilding and post conflict reconstruction? Use a case study/case studies to substantiate your argument.
ICRC International Committee of the Red Cross
In this essay, it will attempt to explain the characteristics of urban violence and how this has consequences on humanitarian work in to creating peace and gaining reconstruction. 3,273 more words
Samantha Adler analyzes what makes unusual forms of diplomacy effective or ineffective at reducing conflict. This is the final article in a series of five. 1,220 more words
In the fourth article in her series on unusual forms of diplomacy, Samantha Adler examines efforts to use sports to bridge the divide in Northern Ireland. 821 more words
The Great Lakes region of central Africa—the countries grouped around Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika—showcases both the very best and the very worst of humanity. The region has seen its fair share of war and conflict: the 1994 Rwandan genocide, a twenty-year ongoing legacy of conflict and war in eastern Congo and a prolonged civil war in Burundi (a country where, just weeks ago, political tensions broke out again after ten years of peace) have all left their marks on the bodies and psyches of the peoples in the region. 353 more words
On June 25 Mozambique has celebrated 40 years of independence. Since 1975, this Southern African country has been victim of a violent protracted conflict which took away the lives of one million people, has undergone a radical transition from a socialist and centralised system to a liberal-democratic one, has become a model of peacebuilding in the eyes of the international community, and has more recently become an example of how peace may become fragile as long as crucial socio-economic issues are not addressed and as long as democratic change is centred on formal institutional reforms that do not address power distribution more widely. 2,037 more words