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July 2016

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Welcome to the July issue of our e-newsletter, bringing you Saferworld’s latest news, comment, analysis and resources.

We would love to hear your feedback via our social media channels or directly to us at communications@saferworld.org.uk


Gender and community security

How can community security programmes be more gender-sensitive? This question is at the heart of our new report that explores the gendered nature of insecurity in a range of contexts including Bangladesh, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, South Sudan and Yemen.  


Saferworld's contribution to achieving the Arms Trade Treaty - 20 years of work

The adoption of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in December 2014 was a resounding success for Saferworld and for the coalition of non-governmental organisations in which Saferworld played a central part. This was the result of many years of work, in which a small organisation helped achieve big results at the global policy level using limited financial and technical resources. This learning paper shows that Saferworld's commitment to the long haul, its willingness to work with and lead with others, and its technical expertise are crucial elements in this policy success.


Brexit through a conflict prevention lens

The UK's vote to leave the European Union will undoubtedly have global implications. But what effect will it have on peace and stability in the UK, EU and the wider world, and what should we do in response? 

Read our comment piece here.

Federalisation in Somalia

Joanne Crouch explores the formation of Federal Member States in Somalia and progress on governance reform.


Transitional policing in South Sudan's peace agreement: Joint Integrated Police

The newly-formed Joint Integrated Police unit - mandated by South Sudan's August 2015 peace agreement - is now under way, but faces challenges ahead. This briefing outlines some of the difficulties that it will face in delivering security for communities.


Taking stock: what have we learnt from the first six months?

Michelle Parlevliet reviews the first six months of our Justice and Peace blog series.


The 2030 agenda: Supporting a more peaceful, just and inclusive society in Kenya

This report examines the potential of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to support Kenyan efforts to create a more peaceful and just society. 


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