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How Can Researchers Better Navigate the Profits and Perils of Satellite and Open-Source Investigations?

Dr. Mette Bastholm Jensen
April 19, 2022
2 Minute Read
Satellite and open-source data are revolutionising research on conflicts, particularly those in remote, hard-to-access regions. But these fast-accelerating research methods come with their own set of risks and require careful handling.
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3 Questions with Jaclyn Grace on Engaging Elites to Resolve Conflict

Jaclyn Grace
April 27, 2021
4 Minute Read
Engaging local power brokers in peace efforts requires a systematic and nuanced understanding of local leaders’ spheres of influence.

What Does a Systems Approach to Conflict Prevention Look Like?

Sahar Tabaja | Ahmed Al Khameri | Vieshnavi Rattehalli
February 23, 2021
5 Minute Read
If done right, a systems approach to conflict prevention can be powerful. But what does a systems approach mean in practice, and how might it be used in all stages of a project cycle?
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Creating a Sustainable Peace Deal in Yemen: A Discussion with Ahmed Al Khameri

Ahmed Al Khameri
January 19, 2021
4 Minute Read
Investing in understanding Yemen's local conflict drivers and integrating this knowledge into peacebuilding and stabilization efforts is central to addressing the complexity that characterizes and feeds the ongoing crisis.

Using Civic Justice to Disrupt Cycles of Violence: Lessons Learned from Mexico

José Lobo | Molly Burns
October 3, 2019
5 Minute Read
By addressing root causes, civic justice can prevent violence before it escalates. In Mexico, several municipalities are turning to this model to promote lawfulness, build trust, and counter violence.
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Education as a Key to Solving Conflicts


June 21, 2018
< 1 Minute Read
When working in conflict zones, peacebuilding practitioners often overlook the crucial role that education can play in solving conflict. Expert Stacia George makes the case for a shift in the way we think about crisis intervention.