Show all latest resources

Filter

Resources

Ordered by date

Why UN peacekeeping operations must not become counterterrorism missions
Comment & analysis

Why UN peacekeeping operations must not become counterterrorism missions

Increased pressure on UN peacekeeping operations to engage in counter-terrorism risk bogging down blue helmets in unwinnable wars and destroying their claim to impartiality in the process. This short-term thinking could change UN peacekeeping as we know it. 

7 September 2018
Delivering on the promise of peace? Devolution in Isiolo, Kenya
Blog

Delivering on the promise of peace? Devolution in Isiolo, Kenya

Polarisation has long been a feature of Kenyan politics. In 2010, in an effort to address tensions, the government set out a plan to devolve power to 47 counties. Eight years on, has devolution delivered on its promise of peace and inclusion?

30 August 2018
New UK counter terror strategy lacks a coherent approach to conflict overseas
Comment & analysis

New UK counter terror strategy lacks a coherent approach to conflict overseas

The UK’s updated counter terrorism strategy (CONTEST) acknowledges the links between terror threats in the UK and conflict overseas. Yet it fails to apply the hard lessons from flawed UK counter-terror and stabilisation efforts overseas in recent years. It is thus a missed opportunity to show how the UK can reduce the terror threat at home by coherently promoting peace abroad, argues Bénédicte Goderiaux.

4 July 2018