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In this discussion paper, Saferworld's Larry Attree and LSE's David Keen discuss how the international community has tried to counter terror, build states, and foster peace around the world.
Debates on the post-2015 development framework are now turning to monitoring and measurement. The United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) is expected to lead on the process for creating an indicator framework, while member states, UN agencies, civil society and academia will play key roles in shaping its final design.
RESOURCE | 20 March 2015 - Thomas Wheeler
Turkey's growing aid budget, which made it the world's third largest humanitarian donor in 2013, has increasingly been focused on conflict-affected states. Since 2011, the Turkish government and Turkish non-governmental organisations have markedly expanded aid operations in Somalia. As the experience of other international actors has shown, aid can have unintended effects...
RESOURCE | 20 March 2015 - Thomas Wheeler, Auveen Woods, Onur Sazak
Turkey has become a more visible global actor over the past decade. Its growing aid budget, which made it the world’s third largest humanitarian donor in 2013, has increasingly been focused on conflict-affected states. Since 2011, through the deployment of high numbers of aid workers to Mogadishu, the Turkish government...
We must reshape the masculinised and militarised assumptions behind the current international security paradigm, but not without asking critical questions about the recent resurgence of interest in ‘engaging men and boys’.
BLOG | 19 March 2015 - Hannah Wright
As discussions on the post-2015 development targets turn to what indicators can be used to measure progress Thomas Wheeler and Craig Fagan, Head of Policy for Transparency International discuss the importance of statistics in a monitoring framework for Goal 16.
COMMENT & ANALYSIS | 16 March 2015 - Thomas Wheeler, Craig Fagan
To mark the 15th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, the Security Council has commissioned a Global Study on Women, Peace and Security to assess progress so far and make recommendations for future implementation. Saferworld’s submission to the Global Study focuses on the need to give greater attention to...
RESOURCE | 11 March 2015
The passing of the UK International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill through the House of Lords is a welcome landmark, but comes with risks, says Tim Midgley.
COMMENT & ANALYSIS | 10 March 2015 - Tim Midgley