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Preventive Priorities Survey 2020
September 9, 2020

Author: Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations Publication Date: 2020 Summary: The Center for Preventive Action’s annual Preventive Priorities Survey (PPS) evaluates ongoing and potential conflicts based on their likelihood of occurring in the coming year and their impact on U.S. interests. The PPS aims to help the U.S. policymaking community prioritize competing […]

A Theory of Organized Crime, Corruption and Economic Growth

Author: Keith Blackburn; Kyriakos C. Neanidis; Maria Paola Rana Publication Date: October 2017 Summary: A framework for studying the interactions between organized crime and corruption, together with the individual and combined effects of these phenomena on economic growth is developed in this article. Criminal organizations co-exist with law-abiding productive agents and potentially corrupt law enforcers. The crime […]

An Empirical Analysis of Organized Crime, Corruption and Economic Growth

Author: Keith Blackburn; Kyriakos C. Neanidis; Maria Paola Rana Publication Date: June 2017 Summary: In a companion study, Blackburn et al. (Econ Theory Bull, 2017), developed a theoretical framework for studying interactions between organized crime and corruption, with the view of examining the combined effects of these phenomena on economic growth. The analysis therein illustrates that organized […]

A Case Study of Counter Violent Extremism (CVE) Programming: Lessons from OTI’s Kenya Transition Initiative
August 29, 2018

Author: James Khalil and Martine Zeuthen Publication Date: 2014 Summary: The report describes how USAID used FY 2016 International Disaster Assistance funding through the Emergency Food Security Program (EFSP) to address food insecurity in emergency situations through market-based mechanisms such as local and regional procurement (LRP), cash transfers for food, and food vouchers. To access […]

Disaster Risk Reduction Information Resources
May 15, 2018

Author: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Publication Date: 2015 Summary: Resources on Disaster Risk Reduction with focus on individual developing nations and how their development is impacted by conflict. To access this resource, please click here: “Disaster Risk Reduction Information Resources.”

UNHCR Refugee Coordination Model
February 27, 2018

Author: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Description:The purpose of this document is to explain UNHCR’s refugee response coordination model and the interface with broader humanitarian coordination structures and the IASC cluster system. It draws on current UNHCR practice and the Transformative Agenda’s focus on leadership, accountability and coordination, while seeking to ensure complementarity […]

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 […]

Center for Justice and Peacebuilding STAR Toolkit
December 5, 2017

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
December 5, 2017

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

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. […]

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