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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Civil Defense Groups: Developing Accountability

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Conflict Resolution,Laws/Regulations

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR350_Civil_Defense_Groups_Developing_Accountability.pdf

Argues for the need to develop better accountability for and control over armed militias, when they are created by state authorities to provide security and assistance for state security forces. From the United States Institute of Peace

 

The Afghan National Police in 2015 and Beyond

Categories: Afghanistan,Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR346_The_Afghan_National_Police_in_2015_and_Beyond.pdf

Describes the struggle to transition the Afghan police force from a wartime footing to a community policing model.    Calls for more foreign assistance for this task.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Dispute Resolution and Justice Provision in Yemen’s Transition

Categories: Arab,Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,Middle East Conflict

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR345_Dispute-Resolution-and-Justice-Provision-in-Yemen%E2%80%99s-Transition.pdf

Explores the challenges and obstacles to alternative methods of dispute resolution in Yemen since the Arab Spring protests and the weakening of tribal authority.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

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

 

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