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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Process Lessons Learned in Yemen’s National Dialogue

Categories: Asia,Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR342_Process-Lessons-Learned-in-Yemens-National-Dialogue.pdf

Describes how transition processes in Yemen affect the country’s rule of law, justice, and security and how they could be useful for other countries undergoing the transition from conflict to peace.   From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Process Lessons Learned in Yemen’s National Dialogue

Categories: Arab,Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,Terrorism

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR342_Process-Lessons-Learned-in-Yemens-National-Dialogue.pdf

Explores how transition processes in Yemen affect the country’s rule of law, justice, and security. From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Youth Mobilization and Political Constraints in Afghanistan

Categories: Afghanistan,Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,Youth

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR341-Youth_Mobilization_and_Political_Constraints_in_Afghanistan.pdf

 

Examines the potential space for youth in Afghanistan’s political landscape as presidential elections approach.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

The Other Side of Gender: Men as Critical Agents of Change

Categories: Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,Women

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR340.pdf

This report aims to advance the work of the women, peace, and security agenda through a discussion of the formation of male identities, drivers of conflict, and the effects of conflict on male identity.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

To Walk the Earth in Safety

Categories: Arms Control,Conflict Resolution,Guns

http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/214358.pdf

Documents U.S. contributions over the past twenty years to removal and destruction of conventional weapons such as land mines.  Also provides details of U.S. assistance in affected countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East.  From the State Department

 

The United States and R2P: From Words to Action

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Conflict Resolution

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/PW-UnitedStates-And-R2P-Words-To-Action.pdf

Examines what the responsibility to protect civilians means in international terms, how the concept has worked in relevant cases, and what policy officials must do to respond to threats of genocide and other mass atrocities.  From the U.S. Institute of Peace

 

Digest of United States Practice in International Law 2012

http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/211955.pdf

Discusses how the U.S. contributed to the development of international law interpretation during 2012 in such areas as treaty negotiation, human rights, refugee status, immigration, international crime, foreign relations, and international organizations.  From the State Department

 

Natural Resource Management and Peacebuilding in Afghanistan

Categories: Afghanistan,Conflict Resolution,Natural Resources,United Nations

http://postconflict.unep.ch/publications/UNEP_Afghanistan_NRM_report.pdf

Investigates the ways that management of land, water, minerals, forests, and drugs are linked to  instability and insecurity in Afghanistan.  Argues that better management of natural resources could improve peace efforts in the country.  From the United Nations

 

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