We support peaceful transitions in anticipation of and following major political events by addressing drivers of conflict and promoting government transparency and accountability. In this way, we rebuild the trust between state and society that is often fractured in the aftermath of conflict. With local authorities, community leaders, and civil society organizations, we work to establish stability in volatile situations. Our approach strengthens confidence in public institutions, promotes vulnerable groups’ empowerment, and ensures community buy-in from the start. Approaches include media and strategic communications, government and civil society capacity building, artistic and creative outreach, youth empowerment, and gender inclusion. For example, following landmark elections in Nepal after years of armed conflict, we supported a peaceful democratic transition with community stabilization activities and trained 50,000 youth to raise awareness in their communities about the peace agreement.
Stabilization and Transition Assistance.
News: Joining the Conversation on Stability
What is stability? A single definition of “stability” could go a long way in aligning the international community’s priorities around addressing fragility and the risk of instability. On June 26 to 27, the Stabilization Symposium brings together world leaders, development practitioners, private sector representatives, and policymakers to look at applying a single definition of stability…