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.
A debate on conflict prevention and the 2030 Agenda offers an opportunity for the UN Security Council to discuss how its work impacts on structural and systemic conflict drivers. At the same time, a preventative, developmental approach to conflict will largely depend on action outside the Council.
16 November 2015 - Thomas Wheeler, Andrew Tomlinson
The European Union must prioritise conflict prevention and peacebuilding policies to address why migrants and refugees from the Horn of Africa are travelling to Europe.
9 November 2015 - Kloe Tricot O'Farrell
With a history of inter-ethnic tension, land conflict and election-related violence, Kenya’s recent adoption of its long-awaited peace policy is a welcome step towards better coordinated efforts at building peace, argues Maria Osula.
4 November 2015 - Maria Osula
In an article written for The Washington Post, Peter Salisbury discusses Yemen's peace talks and argues that a negotiated political settlement is the only way for the country to see an end to its conflict.
27 October 2015 - Peter Salisbury
Gender, peace and security adviser Hannah Wright responds to the Global Study on the implementation of UNSCR 1325.
21 October 2015 - Hannah Wright
Nepal’s draft constitution was put into effect on 20 September 2015 – eight years after the end of conflict and the day before International Peace Day.
21 September 2015
Sebastien Babaud and Bonita Ayuko reflect on experiences from the Conflict Early Warning and Response Network in the Horn of Africa.
17 August 2015 - Sebastien Babaud, Bonita Ayuko
Yemeni youth activist Mohammad Al Shami talks to Elizabeth Bourne about the impact of the current crisis on youth civil society networks.
6 August 2015
Continuing UK support to the Saudi-led bombing and de-facto blockade of Yemen is helping to contribute to what is the most severe global humanitarian crisis in the world today.
4 August 2015 - Zarina Khan, Léonie Northedge
Saferworld comments on the new global development framework, “Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”.
3 August 2015 - Thomas Wheeler