This paper from the Refugees Studies Center provides an overview of recent demobilizations worldwide, as well as highlights countries in which future assistance might be required for the demobilization and reintegration of ex-combatants, and what form this might take.
This paper from UNESCO takes a critical look at the security situation in post-911 Africa and what it means for international society.
This paper from UNESCO analyzes the trends in the human security discussion using examples from Latin America and the Caribbean.
This UNU-WIDER paper asks and then answers the question of whether post-conflict countries in Africa can learn any lessons from other economies that have successfully emerged and flourished. This paper looks primarily at lessons to be learned from the Nordic countries thriving economies and how they used their natural resource wealth to their benefit.
The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the literatures on chronic poverty and conflict, map out current policy debates and identify areas for future research.
This insightful paper examines the role that corruption plays in conflict. It pays particular attention to ways in which “corruption” could be used as an agent of peace to end or prevent conflicts.
This paper discusses the principal issues in reconstruction of the financial sector in conflict-affected countries: currency reform, the rebuilding (or creation) of central banks, the revitalization of the banking system, and its regulation.
This paper looks at how development that fails to reduce poverty is an important cause of conflict and how proper Finance Sector reforms can alleviate those risks.
This article first examines two economic models of warlord competition and then reviews factors that lead either to actual war or to peace in the shadow of war.
This paper focuses on honesty and trust as they affect the functioning of the democratic state and the market.