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Youth voices in Yemen
This film features youth activists from our 'Amplifying Youth Voices' project who share their experiences of being part of the programme and how it is helping them to enhance their advocacy work within their own communities. Watch the video.
VIDEO | October 2014
A recent Saferworld conference in Istanbul provided a rare opportunity for stakeholders from conflict-affected states, emerging global powers, and traditional development actors to debate key issues of peace and development. The conference discussions highlighted that while there are differences between their approaches, there is much they can learn from each...
NEWS | 18 December 2014
Yesterday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon released his Synthesis Report On the Post-2015 Agenda. Larry Attree and Thomas Wheeler analyse whether the report will help Member States towards a framework that fulfils its full peacebuilding potential.
Debates on the post-2015 agenda so far have consistently agreed that the world’s new development framework must advance not only sustainability and poverty reduction but also, crucially, peace and good governance. On 4 December 2014, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon released his Synthesis Report On the Post-2015 Agenda. The...
Gender norms often promote notions of masculinity centred around power, violence and control. If we are serious about peacebuilding and conflict prevention we need to address them, says Hannah Wright.
COMMENT & ANALYSIS | 4 December 2014 - Hannah Wright
In Kyrgyzstan's Feghana Valley, a Saferworld-supported Community Security Working Group is playing a key role in diminishing conflict between local Uzbek and Kyrgyz youth.
CASE STUDY | 4 December 2014
In November 2014, three young social media activists were beheaded by a militant group in Derna, a port city in eastern Libya. This brutal act marks the latest in a bout of targeted killings of human rights and youth activists, say Leonie Northedge and Kate Nevens, and threatens to extinguish...
It is not just France’s credibility at stake over the way it has handled a sale of two Mistral class assault ships to Russia, says Roy Isbister, but the credibility of the whole EU Common Position on arms transfers.
COMMENT & ANALYSIS | 21 November 2014 - Roy Isbister