The Islamic State (IS) is attracting Central Asians to Syria and fostering new links among radicals within the region. Unless the five Central Asian governments develop a credible, coordinated counter-action plan, including improved security measures but also social, political and economic reforms, growing radicalism will eventually pose a serious threat to their stability.
Over the past decade the displacement of narcotics supply lines has placed the remote and marginalised Sahara-Sahel region on the international drug route to the European market. Border control has become of primary importance, and an essential part of understanding the dynamics of competing political claims and armed movements.
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Western powers want to find common ground with Russia and end their confrontational approach over Ukraine, the EU's foreign policy chief told Italian media. She denied that the EU differs from the US in its position towards dealing with the crisis.
Nobel Peace laureate Jody Williams brings tough love to the dream of world peace, with her razor-sharp take on what "peace" really means, and a set of profound stories that zero in on the creative struggle -- and sacrifice -- of those who work for...
Free Malaysia Today Malaysian Judy Cheng-Hopkins excels in peacebuilding at UN The Borneo Post Cheng-Hopkins, who in September 2014 received her 'Datuk' title from Penang, was involved for many years in the UN peace-building force, popularly...
23 to 30 May 2015 at the University of Belgrade, Serbia (tbc)
The Advanced Peace Mediation Program is the result of mediatEUr and ICP joint forces and aims at developing a new type of learning and offer in Peace Mediation for mid and high level professionals.
Our purpose is to train and coach professionals in the field of Peace Mediation and to offer them an opportunity for exchange and dialogue among peers with a focus on the development of advanced practice.
The program seeks to fulfil the following objectives : • to gain new insights into the development of peace mediation • to reflect on peace mediation as a community of practitioners • to identify challenges to peace mediation and identify possible ways forward
For information or non-binding pre-registration please contact us: www.themediateur.eu / info@themediatEUr.eu www.institute-icp.ch / firstname.lastname@example.org
-------------------------------- ICP presents:
Preannouncement: 8th International Summer Academy and Forum on Peace Mediation and National Dialogue
July 20th – 25th, 2015
Caux International Conference Center, Switzerland
In order to peacefully transform violent conflicts into cooperation within a constructive approach, the importance of peace mediation has significantly increased in recent years.
The Academy and Forum will offer an insight on the current situation in North Africa and Sahel.
Participants of the ICP Summer Academy will: • Learn key concepts and methods of peace mediation and national dialogue • Acquire tools used to conduct a mediation and dialogue process • Learn about cultural and socio-political specifities related related to mediation and dialogue in North Africa and Sahel • Gain first-hand insights on the topic from professionals and experts • Obtain a practical experience as a facilitator through case simulations
Acting Together: Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict: Volume II: Building Just and Inclusive Communities Offer Price $17.13 ISBN:1613320000 Authors List Price : $21.95 Availablity Usually ships in 24 hours Publisher : New...
Peace talks due to take place in Minsk on Friday between the Kyiv government and pro-Russian rebels have been cancelled. It’s been reported that Ukrainian authorities said the pro-Russian militants have failed to fulfil their promise of exchanging prisoners agreed to in talks held on Wednesday.