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Category: Community security

Being ‘bold for change’: five ways we can put gender at the heart of the peace agenda

In this blog, Anna Moller-Loswick examines current efforts to integrate gender across the 2030 Agenda - especially Goal 16 for peaceful and just societies - and lays out five recommendations for how to make it a central component of all of the Sustainable Development Goals

Bakhtiyar Aslanov & Ilya Jones | Community security | 8 March 2017

Caught in the crossfire: border communities in Azerbaijan

Following a recent visit to border villages in Azerbaijan, Bakhtiyar Aslanov and Ilya Jones look at some of the challenges faced by communities who live near a militarised border

Bakhtiyar Aslanov & Ilya Jones | Community security | 6 March 2017

A permanent home? Hopes for peace in borderline communities in Armenia

In her latest blog Nana Gamkrelidze reflects on the results from consultations with communities in Tavush, Armenia.

Nana Gamkrelidze | Community security | 21 December 2015

Living under siege

Nana Gamkrelidze reflects on September’s serious military escalation between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the second of her blog series.

Nana Gamkrelidze | Community security, Early warning | 12 October 2015

A generation that does not know peace: children and youth living on the Armenian-Azerbaijani frontline

Nana Gamkrelidze explores the impact of a resurgence in fighting along the Armenia and Azerbaijan border on youth, and the importance of including youth voices in peace projects.

Nana Gamkrelidze | Youth, Community security | 12 August 2015



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