Comment and analysis
Research, policy and analysis is a fundamental part of our work to prevent violent conflict and promote peace. Read the latest comment and analysis from Saferworld staff and outside experts.
Somalia has elected new president Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo in an indirect selection process. Work towards one-person-one-vote elections must begin right away.
The crisis in eastern Aleppo is a tragic testimony to our collective failure to prevent and resolve deadly conflict.
13 December 2016
Bernardo Mariani and Chloë Gotterson take a look at EU-China efforts to promote peace and security in Africa, outlining successes and challenges.
28 November 2016 - Bernardo Mariani, Chloë Gotterson
UK Government offers predictable and inadequate response to MPs’ concerns on the use of UK arms in Yemen
The UK Government’s response this week to the recent First Joint Report of the Business, Innovation and Skills and International Development Committees of Session 2016–17 on The use of UK-manufactured arms in Yemen is woefully inadequate, says Saferworld.
16 November 2016
Ahead of the European Council meeting to discuss migration, Saferworld urges member states to take a longer-term approach that focuses on addressing the drivers of conflict and displacement.
19 October 2016
Saferworld statement on the Saudi-led coalition's airstrikes on funeral in Sana'a, Yemen.
10 October 2016
David Alpher and Ursala Knudsen-Latta outline a range of policy options that the new US administration should pursue to promote peace.
It’s been a good week – so far - to highlight peace on the international stage.
21 September 2016
Saferworld's Somalia Country Director, Peter W Mackenzie, looks at recent democratic developments in Somalia. This was originally published for Africa Research Institute on International Day of Democracy, 15 September 2016.
19 September 2016 - Peter Mackenzie
This joint statement with The Civil Society Platform for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (CSPPS) calls for greater leadership to address the root causes of forced displacement and resist conflict-insensitive approaches to migration management.
19 September 2016