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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.
Saferworld urges all sides in the current Yemen offensive to immediately cease military operations and return to the negotiating table with no preconditions.
Saferworld statement on the current conflict in Yemen.
NEWS | 17 April 2015
In a comment piece first published on the UN Chronicle, Larry Attree and Anna Moller-Loswick discuss how to ensure the successful adoption, implementation and monitoring of Goal 16.
The responses of the UK and China to the outbreak of civil war in South Sudan at the end of 2013 highlighted the differences in engagement – and also how those responses were evolving. For countries such as the UK that have policies, strategies and operational experience on early warning,...
RESOURCE | 31 March 2015 - Zhang Chun, Mariam Kemple-Hardy
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