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Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict

Authors: World Bank; United Nations Publication Date: 2018 Description: Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict is a joint study of the United Nations and the World Bank. The study originates from the conviction on the part of both institutions that the attention of the international community needs to be urgently refocused on prevention. […]

Risk-informed Development. From Crisis to Resilience

Authors: ODI; UNDP; Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) Publication Date: May 2019 Description: This report aims to articulate why being risk-informed is essential for national policy and decision-makers responsible for crafting development objectives and delivering global frameworks, including Agenda 2030, the Paris Agreement, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, the Sendai Framework, the Grand Bargain and […]

El Salvador Feasibility Study. Final Report

Author: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Publication Date: September 2018 Description: This feasibility study was designed to be iterative and action research-oriented. It involved qualitative and quantitative data collection, through literature review and fieldwork, to assess the potential of National Network for Safe Communities’ (NNSC) operational framework in the context of serious violence […]

Community Resilience to Violent Extremism in Kenya

Authors: United States Institute of Peace (USIP); Sahan Publication Date: 2016 Description: This study builds on Ashutosh Varshney’s research on community resilience to communal violence in India, Ami Carpenter’s analysis of the resilience of Baghdad communities to sectarian violence, and Marshall Wallace and Mary Anderson’s comparative analysis of non-war communities. These studies show consensus on […]

Violence Reduction Subsector Review & Evidence Evaluation

Author: Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP); Peacebuilding Evaluation Consortium (PEC) Publication Date: April 2019 Summary: With levels of global violent conflict at a 25-year peak, the need for effective and impactful peacebuilding programming could not be more pressing. The peacebuilding field has shown immense commitment to understanding, preventing, and mitigating the impact of violent conflict, but […]

Towards Resilience: Advancing Collective Impact in Protracted Crises

Author: Mercy Corps Publication Date: May 2020 Summary: To bring greater coherence to international responses and secure better outcomes for conflict-affected communities, this paper calls for resilience as the guiding framework for action in protracted crises. While resilience is not new in international development, it has been frequently misunderstood, and rarely has rhetoric matched practice, […]

Understanding Risk and Resilience to Violent Conflicts

Authors: Eric Min; Jacob M. Shapiro; Manu Singh; Benjamin Crisman Publication Date: October 2017 Summary: This research aims to establish potential opportunities for policy intervention by asking the following question: if we could predict conflict 5-years out, what would separate the predictable failures from the unexpected successes (i.e. places where conflict was expected but did […]

Stabilization Assistance Review (SAR)
April 28, 2020

Author: The Department of State, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and Department of Defense (DoD) Publication Date: June 2018 Summary: The Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of Defense (DoD) have reviewed the significant lessons learned from past stabilization efforts. The principles for effective stabilization have been […]

Pursuing Effective and Conflict Aware Stabilization: Framing and Constructing a Roadmap
April 28, 2020

Author: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Publication Date: January 2019 Summary: CSIS has embarked on a study to examine how to operationalize and build upon the SAR framework. This brief serves as a companion to a brief published in January 2019 which called for a clearer and contextualized definition of stabilization success and […]

Dignity not Destitution: An ‘Economic Rescue Plan for All’ to Tackle the Coronavirus Crisis and Rebuild a More Equal World
April 23, 2020

Author: Oxfam Publication Date: April 2020 Summary: This paper lays out an Economic Rescue Plan For All that meets the scale of the crisis, mobilizing at least $2.5 trillion dollars to tackle the pandemic and prevent global economic collapse. It prioritizes helping people directly: giving cash grants to all who need them. An immediate suspension […]

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