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November 27, 2017

Nonformal Dialogues in National Peacemaking

"Nonformal dialogues offer complementary approaches to formal dialogues in national peacemaking efforts in contexts of conflict."

November 21, 2017

Coping with conflict: making media to support children in Syria

Author: BBC Media Action's Assistant Project Manager in Syria Julie Boutros, originally posted November 19 2017 - As the world marks Universal Children’s Day, Julie Boutros describes how we're...

September 19, 2017

Six steps towards a more open media

Author: BBC Media Action's Director of Policy and Research James Deane, originally posted September 14 2017 - On the International Day of Democracy, James Deane sets out six ways in which a resurgent...

August 18, 2017

Social Cohesion Integration Diagnostics Tool (SCIDAT)

Part of Catholic Relief Services (CRS)'s suite of resources on social cohesion, this user's guide is a strategic tool designed to help senior management teams, programme officers and managers better...

August 17, 2017

The Ties That Bind: Building Social Cohesion in Divided Communities

"Discussions involving social cohesion generally evoke thoughts about trust, tolerance, harmony, ties and networks."

August 14, 2017

Implementing UNSCR 2250: Youth and Religious Actors Engaging for Peace

"At a time in which religious youth are particularly vulnerable to recruitment to violent extremism, it is imperative that the voices of youth - especially those who are influential religious actors...

July 19, 2017

Using Social Media for Research, Monitoring and Evaluation in the MENA Region: World Food Programme Case Study

"This report presents an evaluation of the utility of social media for conducting research, monitoring and evaluation in the MENA region, using a case study approach."

June 28, 2017

Powering to Peace: Integrated Civil Resistance and Peacebuilding Strategies

"This report explores the complementary ideas and practices that civil resistance and peacebuilding approaches present, each from different points along the conflict transformation spectrum. Both...

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May 27, 2017

Author: Kaleem Butt, May 31 2015 - Introduction: In this era when there is democracy everywhere in the world, still...

May 10, 2017

Author: Sahib Khan, May 10 2017 - For the first time, the second-elected Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N)-led government in Pakistan is...

April 24, 2017

This group emerged from an extensive discussion on The Communication Initiative platform that was prompted by a post from Caroline Hungwe entitled...

April 24, 2017

Author: BBC Media Action's Head of Country Programmes, Nigeria, Rachael Borlase, originally posted on...

April 24, 2017

Author: Social Media Manager, BBC, Jose Vila, originally posted on...

April 20, 2017

Author: BBC Media Action's Executive Director Caroline Nursey,...

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A DFID/UKAID Description of Fragile States

 

"Fragile States are those states where the government cannot or will not deliver core functions to the majority of its people, including the poor. There is no agreed list of fragile states. Many states move in and out of fragility." [DFID/UKAID, 2005]

 

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