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Organised Crime, Violence, and Development
March 5, 2019

Author: Governance and Social Development Resource Centre Publication Date: August 2016 Summary: This guide summarises some of the most rigorous available evidence on the links between organised crime, violence and development. GSDRC Topic Guides aim to provide a clear, concise and objective report on findings from rigorous research on critical areas of development policy. Rather than provide […]

Improving the Impact of Preventing Violent Extremism Programming – A Toolkit for Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
November 30, 2018

Author: International Alert, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Publication Date: 2018 Summary: In 2016, the UN Secretary-General put forward a Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism (PVE),4 which laid out the global recognition and imperative to address violent extremism. Based on this, UNDP developed a global framework for PVE which highlights that prevention needs to look […]

Countering Violent Extremism and Risk Reduction: A Guide to Programme Design and Evaluation: A Guide to Programme Design and Evaluation
November 29, 2018

Author: Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies Publication Date: June 2016 Summary: The purpose of this report is to provide guidance to policy-makers and implementers of countering violent extremism (CVE) and risk reduction (RR, also referred to by others as deradicalisation) programmes. While the examples provided are mostly from Africa, Asia and […]

Conducting an Extremism or Terrorism Assessment: An Analytical Framework for Strategy and Program Development

Author: United States Agency for International Development, Management Systems International (MSI) Publication Date: June 2008 Summary: This document outlines a methodological framework for conducting an extremism or terrorism assessment. It may be used to evaluate, and program for, a situation in which there appears to be a significant risk of violent extremism. Alternatively, it may […]

Youth Waging Peace: Youth Led Guide on Prevention of Violent Extremism Through Education
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November 1, 2018

Authors: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) Publication Date: 2017 Summary: This guide was developed not because resources on preventing violent extremism (PVE) don’t exist but because harnessing the voices of young people to deliver new insights and plans for action will strengthen our […]

Responses to Returnees: Foreign Terrorist Fighters and their Families
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August 30, 2018

Author: Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN) Centre of Excellence Publication Date: July 2017 Summary: This manual outlines responses to foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) and their families, returning or planning to return to their home countries within the European Union, from terrorist conflict zones such as Syria and Iraq. The responses are presented from a practitioner’s perspective, […]

Charting a New Course: Women Preventing Violent Extremism Thought for Action Kit
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August 30, 2018

Author: United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Publication Date: 2015 Summary: This kit is intended to engage discussions on key issues related to the role of women and preventing violent extremism (PVE). This document is for policy makers, practitioners and academics who are interested in understanding “why gender matters” in preventing violent extremism. We think […]

The Development Response to Violent Extremism and Insurgency: Putting Principles into Practice
August 29, 2018

Author: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Publication Date: September 2011 Summary: This policy on The Development Response to Violent Extremism and Insurgency is the first of its kind produced by USAID. Its purpose is to provide a policy framework that USAID can use to improve the effectiveness of its development tools in responding […]

Context, Conflict, and Do No Harm Analysis Worksheet

Author: Mercy Corps Summary: Mercy Corps’ Context, Conflict, and Do No Harm Analysis Worksheet is used to 1) analyze the context, including conflict dynamics that affect male and female adults and youth, and 2) explore the possible impact of an intervention to help people (disaggregated by sex and age) within those context and conflict dynamics. […]

Conflict sensitivity and Food Programming: Do No Harm Pocket Guide

Author: World Vision Summary:The primary goal of this guide is to provide direction to field staff undertaking emergency response to mitigate unintended consequences of relief and development interventions on conflicts. At a more specific level, the guide is designed to meet two broad objectives. First, it aims to assist food programming teams and practitioners working […]

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