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Welcome to our blog site! This area of the site brings you a range of views from within and outside Saferworld on all aspects of peace and security. If you are interested in submitting a piece for publication, contact our communications team. We welcome your comments on individual blog posts. You can view the latest posts below, or view them by category or author using the links on the right.


Date: Oct 2015

As hope fades in Yemen, the UK must stop undermining chances for peace

As the humanitarian situation worsens in Yemen, the voices questioning the UK’s contradictory policies are growing louder, says Zarina Khan in our latest blog

Zarina Khan | Arms transfer controls in Europe, ATT, UK arms transfer controls, Upsteam conflict prevention | 27 October 2015

Preventing violence through the rule of law: changing our approach to fit a changing landscape

Alejandro Alvarez, leader of the Rule of Law, Justice, Security and Human Rights team at UNDP, writes in the first of our justice and peace blog series.

Alejandro E. Alvarez | BLOG SERIES: Justice and peace, Security and justice sector development | 26 October 2015

BLOG SERIES: Justice and peace

Saferworld's security and justice adviser Will Bennett introduces a new series of blogs exploring ways to include a much broader array of actors in the process of building peace and justice.

Will Bennett | BLOG SERIES: Justice and peace, Security and justice sector development | 19 October 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

Peace and the 2030 Agenda – beyond the summit glow

Agreeing the 2030 Agenda is a major achievement, says Larry Attree, but it’s what we do next that really matters to those affected by violent conflict and insecurity.

Larry Attree | Post-2015, Aid effectiveness, 2030 Agenda | 7 October 2015



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