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Conflict is long-term with deeply rooted issues that are seen as “non-negotiable”

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A tractor being guarded by the Ugandan army (UPDF) destroying food crops after the suspension of Witness Radio
7 September 2021
Uganda

Landgrabs at  gunpoint escalate in Uganda as the operations of a defender of affected communities are suspended

On Friday, 20th August, Uganda's Non-Governmental Organization Bureau suspended 54 organizations for alleged 'non-compliance'. However for multinationals it was time to merry-make as their ‘nemesis’, Witness-Radio, has been cornered.   

Gambia red cross
10 September 2021
Gambia

Abdoulie Fye, Director of Programmes and Operations at The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) has urged communities to build peace among themselves, within their village and also among their neighboring communities.

Mr. Fye made these remarks at Pieara Tenda, Upper River Region during the conclusion of the peace building fund project.

Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR)
15 September 2021
Sub-Saharan Africa

Almost half (46%) of investors surveyed in sub-Saharan Africa have experienced disputes with local communities over land, new research from the ODI and TMP Systems has found.

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Entreprendre contre la pauvreté

 

Nous tous, chez Agrisud, n’acceptons pas l’idée qu’aujourd’hui 1,4 milliards de personnes puissent vivre en situation de pauvreté, avec le plus souvent de grandes difficultés pour se nourrir quotidiennement.

Au Sud comme au Nord, nous savons que cette situation est due très souvent à l’exclusion économique, pour des raisons multiples, qui elle-même entraîne progressivement l’exclusion sociale.

Nous sommes convaincus qu’une des réponses à cette situation est de faire revenir ces personnes dans le circuit économique.

 

La CIDH es un órgano principal y autónomo de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA) encargado de la promoción y protección de los derechos humanos en el continente americano. Está integrada por siete miembros independientes que se desempeñan en forma personal y tiene su sede en Washington, D.C. Fue creada por la OEA en 1959 y, en forma conjunta con la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CorteIDH), instalada en 1979, es una institución del Sistema Interamericano de protección de los derechos humanos (SIDH).

Environmental Peacebuilding

Environmental peacebuilding integrates natural resource management in conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution, and recovery to build resilience in communities affected by conflict.  Join our new Environmental Peacebuilding Association comprising researchers, practitioners, and decision makers to share experiences and lessons from managing natural resources in conflict-affected settings, access new research on the topic, and participate in events to support the growing network of professionals active in environmental peacebuilding.

 

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Com o objetivo de proporcionar o debate e a troca de experiência em relação às questões de terra no Brasil e no mundo, o Grupo de Governança de Terras do IE/Unicamp, promove pesquisas, estudos e assessorias no tema, bem como um evento anual sob o mesmo escopo. O Seminário Internacional de Governança de Terras e Desenvolvimento Econômico, em suas diferentes edições, têm proporcionado um espaço plural de discussão, reunindo os principais atores e instituições envolvidos com o tema, promovido importantes debates e discussões sobre tópicos relevantes no âmbito brasileiro e mundial.  
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IM Defensoras

La Iniciativa Mesoamericana de Mujeres Defensoras de Derechos Humanos (IM-Defensoras) inició su trabajo en 2010 con el fin de dar una respuesta integral y regional al aumento de la violencia contra las defensoras de derechos humanos en Mesoamérica.

Actualmente, la IM-Defensoras busca fortalecer y vincular a defensoras que participan en distintas organizaciones y movimientos sociales para fortalecer redes de protección y solidaridad entre ellas y aumentar la visibilidad, el reconocimiento y el impacto de su trabajo por los derechos humanos.

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Kujenga Amani facilitates the exchange of ideas and information between researchers, practitioners, and policymakers working on diverse aspects of peacebuilding in Africa. It is a digital forum for conversations about the critical challenges confronting peacebuilding in conflict-affected regions of the continent, as well as exploring the connections between African and global peace.

Nationalities Papers

 

Nationalities Papers  is the place to turn for cutting edge multidisciplinary work on nationalism, migration, diasporas, and ethnic conflict. The journal’s geographical emphasis is on Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine, the Caucasus, and Eurasia. Our mission is to feature both theoretical and empirical work, and review articles. We publish high-quality peer-reviewed articles from historians, political scientists, sociologists, anthropologists, as well as scholars from other fields.

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Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction

Approximately $137.86 billion has been appropriated for Afghanistan relief and reconstruction since 2002. These funds are used to build the Afghan National Security Forces, promote good governance, conduct development assistance, and engage in counter-narcotics and anti-corruption efforts.

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HEKS EPER

Swiss Church Aid (HEKS/EPER )

HEKS champions the cause of a more humane and just world and a life in dignity. Internationally, HEKS/EPER focuses on rural community development, humanitarian aid and inter-church cooperation. 

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