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Earl Gregg Swem Library

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

 

The European Union: A Democratic Institution?

Categories: Democracy/Peace,European Union,Great Britain,Headlines

http://www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/RP14-25.pdf

Acknowledges the “democratic deficit” of the European Union institutions and considers the causes.  Also reviews possible remedies for the deficit, including those proposed by the British government.  House of Commons Library Research Paper 14/25

 

New Technologies in Constitution Making

Categories: Democracy/Peace,Science/Technology,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR343_New-Technologies-for-Constitution-Making.pdf

Describes how new technologies can help broaden access to the process of drafting a constitution in developing countries. 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

 

Peace Corps Top Colleges 2014

Categories: Democracy/Peace,Education-Higher

http://files.peacecorps.gov/multimedia/pdf/stats/schools2014.pdf

Lists of colleges and universities in various categories that produced the most Peace Corps volunteers in 2013.  From the Peace Corps

 

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

 

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