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Ethical Decision-Making to Enable Humanitarian Access in High-Risk Environments

Author: Humanitarian Practice Network (HPN), Humanitarian Outcomes, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Secure Access in Volatile Environments (SAVE) Publication Date: November 2016 Description: This Network Paper seeks to contribute to solutions to an important and vexing problem: how can humanitarian organisations help people caught up in conflicts, when these conflicts make it dangerous for aid workers to operate safely? […]

Counter-Terrorism Laws and Regulations: What Aid Agencies Need to Know

Author: Humanitarian Practice Network (HPN) at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Publication Date: November 2014 Description: This paper aims to provide a brief primer on counter-terrorism laws and an overview of some of the most salient questions that humanitarian actors are grappling with in planning effective, principled, and lawful operations in high-risk environments. The report […]

Assisting Uncertainty: How Humanitarian Aid can Inadvertently Prolong Civil War

Author: Neil Narang Publication Date: 2014 Description: Humanitarian aid has rapidly emerged as a core component of modern peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction. However, some practitioners and policymakers claim that humanitarian assistance may actually prolong conflict. The current debate about the effect of humanitarian aid on conflict under specifies causal mechanisms and takes place largely through case […]

Humanitarian Assistance in Conflict and Complex Emergencies

Author: World Food Programme (WFP) Publication Date: June 2009 Description: The World Food Programme (WFP) convened a two-day conference on Humanitarian Assistance in Conflict and Complex Emergencies in June 2009, inviting United Nations officials, academics, thinkers and practitioners to join senior staff and country directors and consider how WFP can meet the needs of vulnerable communities in the shifting humanitarian […]

Webinar 15: Trauma-Informed Conflict Transformation

Webinar Date and Time: December 20, 2017 at 1:00 EST. Click here to view the webinar recording. Webinar Description: Trauma, and the effects of trauma, have been largely overlooked when addressing long-term conflict. There is increasing evidence that trauma-informed approaches result in greater social, economic and political stability. Angi Yoder-Maina and Belkys López from the […]

ADVANCING ADOLESCENTS: Evidence on the Impact of Psychosocial Support for Syrian Refugee and Jordanian Adolescents
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December 5, 2017
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Author: Mercy Corps Publication Date: November 2016 Description: Humanitarian and development actors are recognizing the need to provide targeted support to young people in Jordan and the region to tap into their ambition and potential, and mitigate negative individual and societal impacts. However, little credible evidence exists on which to base the design of such interventions aimed […]

Center for Justice and Peacebuilding STAR Toolkit
December 5, 2017
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Author: The Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, Eastern Mennonite University Description: The link below is a direct link to The Center for Justice and Peacebuilding’s Toolkit page. Included are various handouts, documents, articles and videos on trauma healing and awareness. To access the page, please click here “Center for Justice and Peacebuilding STAR Toolkit.“

Trauma-Informed Peacebuilding
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December 5, 2017
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Author: Mediators Beyond Borders Description: A brochure on Mediators Beyond Borders International’s Trauma-Informed Peacebuilding & Development Assistance (TIPDA) approach. TIPDA provides comprehensive training and consultation on the impact of primary and secondary trauma. Recognizing and addressing trauma results in more effective project design, leading to self- sustaining investment in livelihoods, partnerships, and peaceful resolution of […]

Examining Peacebuilding Through a Trauma Lens: Practitioner Reflections on Programs for Youth Exposed to Traumatic Stressors in Intergroup Conflict
December 5, 2017
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Author: Liza Hester Publication Date: October 2016 Description: The international community recognizes that young people are increasingly vulnerable to psychosocial trauma within in intergroup conflict. Exposure to traumatic stressors within these conflicts poses unique risks not only to the neurological and social development of youth, but also to their capacities to fully engage in peacebuilding interventions. […]

Webinar 14 – Putting Youth in the Driver Seat to Prevent Violent Extremism
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November 1, 2017
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Webinar Date and Time: November 15 at 12:00 EST. Click here to view the recording. Webinar Description: UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace, and Security recognizes the positive role that youth play in promoting and sustaining peace. Resolution 2250 highlights the importance of collaborating, investing and partnering with youth in decision-making processes on critical security […]

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