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Responsible Development: A Note on Conflict Sensitivity from USAID’s Center for Conflict and Violence Prevention (CVP)

Author: USAID; Management Systems International (MSI) Publication Date: December 2020 Description: The purpose of this guide is to highlight how practitioners improve development outcomes using a conflict-sensitive approach. Even in times of peace, programs may achieve their intended objectives but inadvertently cause strife by benefiting one group over another or conferring goods or services in […]

Resilience Measurement Practical Guidance Note Series

Author: USAID Publication Date: 2018 Description: Resilience is a compelling concept for development and humanitarian assistance because it can enhance practitioners’ understanding of the complex dynamics that influence peoples’ ability to prevent and respond to risk. Incorporating resilience analytics into humanitarian and development assistance can enable people, households and communities to sustain positive long-term development […]

Assessing Resilience for Peace. Guidance Note

Authors: Interpeace; Harvard Humanitarian Initiative; CEPAD; P4PD Publication Date: April 2016 Description: This report is the product of the Framework for Assessing Resilience (FAR) programme. It offers analytical and operational reflections and guidance reflecting an approach to the assessment of resilience both as a lens – or a way of seeing, analyzing and understanding peace […]

Post-conflict Stabilization, Peacebuilding and Recovery Frameworks

Author: United Nations Publication Date: May 2013 Summary: This module describes the context in which flexible and responsive DDR programmes are designed and implemented as part of a larger strategy to build sustainable recovery and peace. It discusses the political, social, economic, and security dimensions of a post-conflict context in which there are many stakeholders […]

COVID-19 and Conflict Sensitivity

Author: Oxfam Publication Date: April 2020 Summary: Conflict sensitivity is a critical part of Oxfam’s commitment to safe programming, this guide can help staff teams identify and mitigate particular conflict risks as part of the COVID-19 humanitarian response as part of safe programming risk analysis and risk management processes. This guidance needs to be used […]

Toward a Disability-Inclusive COVID19 Response: 10 Recommendations
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April 23, 2020

Author: International Disability Alliance Publication Date: March 2020 Summary: In the light of the COVID19 pandemic and its disproportionate impact on persons with disabilities, the International Disability Alliance (IDA) has compiled the following list of the main barriers that persons with disabilities face in this emergency situation along with some practical solutions and recommendations. This […]

The COVID-19 Outbreak and Gender: Key Advocacy Points from Asia and the Pacific
April 23, 2020

Author: Gender in Humanitarian Action: Asia and the Pacific Publication Date: March 2020 Summary: This resource outlines emerging gender impacts of COVID-19 and recommendations. To access this resource, please click here: “The COVID-19 Outbreak and Gender: Key Advocacy Points from Asia and the Pacific“

Applying Humanitarian Standards to Fight COVID-19

Author: Sphere Publication Date: March 2020 Summary: Sphere and the Humanitarian Standards Partnership (HSP) contain standards and guidance which define the minimum response all crisis-affected people have the right to expect. They establish what needs to be in place for affected populations to survive and recover with dignity. Sphere standards are directly relevant for a public […]

Building Sustainable Peace and Democracy: OSCE Experiences in South-Eastern Europe

Author: Organization for security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Publication Date: June 2018 Summary: This reference guide was developed by the OSCE Conflict Prevention Centre to serve as a source of inspiration, including for its field operations working to build sustainable peace in other regions of the OSCE area. It is designed to provide insight […]

SNAP: Synergizing Nonviolent Action and Peacebuilding. An Action Guide

Author: United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Publication Date: April 2019 Summary: This action guide seeks to build bridges between peacebuilding and nonviolent action practitioners so that methods are used strategically and effectively on the path toward conflict transformation. It shows how dialogue, direct- action skills, and approaches can be synergized to advance justice and […]

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