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Greater inclusion of young people in decision-making and tangible improvements in daily life are needed in Yemen to ensure that the current transition leads to sustained peace and security. This is the conclusion of a new report by Saferworld – Moving beyond promises – which highlights the crisis of authority and continuing challenges for Yemen’s political transition.
The concept of ‘upstream conflict prevention’ has gained increasing currency in the development, diplomatic and defence communities. But there is still a lack of clarity around what upstream conflict prevention means and how this approach can be put into practice. In this analysis piece Saferworld argues that a better understanding of the elements of this long-term approach is a key step towards more effective conflict prevention.
- Also download our briefing, Upstream conflict prevention: Addressing the root causes of conflict.
Over 50 peacebuilding and development organisations have endorsed a joint civil society statement arguing for the inclusion of peacebuilding and violence prevention as key elements of the post-2015 Development Framework.