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Key Soft Skills for Cross-Sectoral Youth Outcomes
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September 5, 2017

Author: USAID under YouthPower Action Publication Date: November 2016 Description: Despite growing interest in this topic, however, there is no clear consensus about which soft skills are likely to produce the greatest benefit to youth and to what extent these skills are similar or different across key outcome areas. This report aims to identify the core […]

Mapping a Sector: Bridging the Evidence Gap on Youth-Driven Peacebuilding
September 5, 2017

Author: The United Network of Young (UNOY) Peacebuilders, Search for Common Ground (SFCG) Publication Date: 2017 Description: To gather evidence and recommend effective responses, the United Nations Secretary-General has commissioned a Progress Study at the request of the Security Council. The Global Survey on Youth, Peace and Security was developed in 2016 as a contribution to this study. Its […]

Young People’s Participation in Peacebuilding: A Practice Note
September 5, 2017

Author: Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development Working Group on Youth and Peacebuilding with support from PeaceNexus Foundation Publication Date: January 2016 Description: The primary objective of this Practice Note is to inform policymakers and donors of key strategic and programming considerations for supporting young people’s participation to peacebuilding. Specifically, this note has been developed to: offer evidence-based, promising practices […]

Webinar 11: Taking Conflict Sensitivity to the Next Level

Webinar Date and Time: May 17, 2017 at 10:00 EST. You can view the webinar here. Webinar Description: In 2014, swisspeace organized a Conflict Sensitivity Expert Retreat to reflect on key achievements and discuss failures in implementing larger conflict sensitivity practices in the field. The process laid the foundation for the emergence of a community of practice, the Conflict […]

Do No Harm Workshop: Trainer and Participant Manuals

Author: CDA Collaborative Learning Projects Publication Date: 2016 Description: This manual is intended for DNH Trainers of all levels. It is meant to help trainers begin the process of working with workshop hosts and participants to tailor the content, type and style of the workshop. This manual provides all the content for a DNH workshop of any duration. […]

Conflict Sensitivity: Meta-Trends Analysis

Authors: CDA Collaborative Learning Projects, World Vision International Publication Date: 2017 Description: This paper attempts to address three key questions. 1. What general trends in conflict dynamics can be identified in the contexts in which World Vision works? 2. What general patterns can be identified in how World Vision programs interact with conflict contexts? From WV […]

Conflict Diagnostic Considerations for Food for Peace

Author: USAID Publication Date: September 21, 2016 Description: This document first outlines for the Office of Food for Peace (FFP) the key areas where conflict sensitivity is particularly challenging and provides recommended diagnostic questions that can assist FFP and its implementers to avoid or mitigate these challenges throughout the program cycle. The following section then provides […]

Can Mediation Do Harm? Conflict Sensitivity in International Peace Negotiations.

Author: Swisspeace Publication Date: April 2014 Description: While the concept of conflict sensitivity has been largely accepted in humanitarian and development aid and in peacebuilding, it remains widely neglected in international peace mediation. Most practitioners assume that a mediation process automatically has a positive impact on the wider conflict context. This assumption is, however, questioned by the fact […]

Humanitarian Response in Violent Conflict: A Toolbox of Conflict Sensitive Indicators

Author: CRS Publication Date: 2013 Description: Emergency preparedness and response require rapid programming combined with quick, almost reflexive decision-making, which can present numerous challenges to integration efforts at each stage of the project cycle. For example, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is challenging because it must be adapted to the pace and context of humanitarian response work. The 2012 […]

Promoting Conflict Sensitivity Amongst Donor Agencies

Author: Conflict Sensitivity Consortium Publication Date: April 2012 Description: This paper lays out the case for a renewed focus on conflict sensitivity by donor agencies. It presents recommendations for how donors can integrate conflict sensitivity into their own systems and processes, as well as how they can promote conflict sensitivity in their implementing partners. The paper is intended […]

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