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Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism (STRIVE) Horn of Africa (HoA): Lessons Learned

Author: European Commission, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) Publication Date: April 2017 Summary: The Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism (STRIVE) Horn of Africa (HoA) programme represents the first dedicated effort by the European Commission to implement a project outside of the EU with the specific objective of countering violent extremism. In line with the […]

Countering Violent Extremism: Applying the Public Health Model
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August 30, 2018
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Author: Georgetown University Publication Date: October 2016 Summary: Countering violent extremism (CVE) has become an increasingly important pillar of national security policy in the United States and was even highlighted in the 2015 National Security Strategy as “more important than our capacity to remove terrorists from the battlefield”. However, CVE is an evolving concept for […]

Drivers of Violent Extremism: Hypothesis and Literature Review
August 30, 2018
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Author: Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) Publication Date: October 2015 Summary: The purpose of this review is to offer a wide-ranging discussion of what causes violent extremism and how it develops and persists. Discussion of violent extremism is often fraught with assumptions and received wisdom that can potentially obscure underlying causes, with implications for government […]

Left Behind: How the World is Failing Women and Girls on Refugee Family Reunion

Author: Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE), The Melissa Network Publication Date: December 2017 Description: In the aftermath of the Second World War, governments negotiated the UN Refugee Convention to provide a framework to define the protection offered to forcibly displaced people. The legal protections provided, or not provided, to refugees also have gendered implications […]

Men and Boys in Displacement: Assistance and Protection Challenges for Unaccompanied Boys and Men in Refugee Contexts

Author: Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE) and Promundo Publication Date: December 2017 Description: This report focuses on the situation in Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, and Greece by aiming to provide a better understanding of the gendered impact of the refugee crisis on unaccompanied adolescent boys, aged 13 to 17, and men single or living […]

University Engagement Toolkit: How Campuses are Helping Refugees
February 27, 2018
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Author: United States Department of State Publication Date: 2016 Description:The U.S. Department of State enjoys a unique vantage point on the countless efforts undertaken by individuals and organizations to address the global refugee crisis.  The purpose of this Toolkit is to share some of the powerful examples with students, professors, and university administrators who want […]

Camp Management Toolkit 2015

Author: European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO), International Organization for Migration (IOM), Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Publication Date: June 2015 Description:The Camp Management Toolkit has been designed to highlight Camp Management Agencies’ roles and responsibilities for each aspect of camp life. It contains a large amount […]

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.“

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