All Blog Posts Tagged 'Libya' (68)

Corruption: Sleeper Threat to International Security

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Viola Gienger

In non-violent uprisings and more full scale revolutions ranging from the Arab spring to the overthrow of the President in Ukraine, one common underlying propellant was rebellion against government corruption. The same fuel has fed…

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Added by Viola Gienger on July 3, 2014 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Tunisia and Libya’s Political Transitions: Impressions From the Field

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Elie Abouaoun

Tunisia and Libya recently took diverging tracks in their political transitions. A USIP…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 15, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Job opportunity at Saferworld: Programme Manager, Egypt and Libya - based in London

Saferworld is an international non-governmental organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote cooperative approaches to security.  We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others. 

 

We are looking for a Programme Manager who will be responsible for developing our Egypt and…

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Added by Marie Aziz on May 15, 2014 at 9:22am — No Comments

Libya’s Criminal Economy of Arms, Drugs, People Shakes Prospects for Transition

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.

By Paula Burke

"What are black markets? They are people's markets." The declaration by then-Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi illustrates one of the many reasons it…

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Added by Viola Gienger on March 24, 2014 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Libya’s New Plan for a Constitution: Can It Overcome the Chaos?

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on February 25, 2014 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Iraqi Peacebuilder Receives U.N. Recognition for Human Rights Efforts

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on December 23, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Reconstructing Libya - a new original field based research paper

Reconstructing Libya: Stability Through National Reconciliation

By Ibrahim Sharqieh

More than two years since the death of Muammar al-Qaddafi, the euphoria of revolution has worn off as Libya faces a multitude of difficulties. In addition to more immediate security issues, Libya struggles with questions about the past actions of the Qaddafi regime. How are those responsible for past crimes to be held…

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Added by Ibrahim Sharqieh on December 8, 2013 at 4:48am — No Comments

TransConflict - November 2013 Review

Dear All,



TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during November, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation, available by visiting:
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Added by TransConflict on December 2, 2013 at 11:04am — No Comments

Iran Agreement Sets Agenda for Talks Toward Larger Pact

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on November 25, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Awkward: Explaining Dialogue in Libya Amid U.S. Government Shutdown

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the web site, click here.

By Colette Rausch and Christina Murtaugh

It was Oct. 1, and we were midway through an 11-day visit to Libya. Our intent was to nurture the development of rule of law by guiding…

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Added by Viola Gienger on October 28, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Eleven Days in Libya: The Peacebuilding Roller Coaster

(Photo: Tripoli, Libya)

Colette Rausch, Director Rule of Law Center, United States Institute of Peace

October 12, 2013

 

Having lived and worked in multiple war-affected countries, I have grown used to the inevitable ups and downs of transitions from…

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Added by Colette Rausch on October 12, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Libya’s Storm Before the Calm

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To read the post on the USIP web site, click here.

By Colette Rausch…

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Added by Viola Gienger on September 24, 2013 at 4:59pm — No Comments

Libya Experts Appeal for U.S., World to Support Potential Model

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To read this post on the web site with photos, click here:

By Viola Gienger…

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Added by Viola Gienger on September 24, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

“Humanitarian intervention?” Imperialism still stinks, Part 4

Final in the series on http://engagingpeace.com by guest author Dr. Dahlia Wasfi…

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Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on August 29, 2013 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Islamic Law: Getting Beyond the Bombast

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To see the post on the web site, click here

By Viola Gienger
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Added by Viola Gienger on August 20, 2013 at 10:21am — No Comments

This Week in African Conflict... March 6th-13th, 2012.

  • A new American initiative to improve the notoriously poor LGBT rights in sub-Saharan Africa is reportedly inspiring a large backlash. Sub-Saharan Africa is marked by widespread homophobia as well as chronic dependence on foreign aid, in particular from the US, and the idea that the two issues might now be linked seems…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 13, 2012 at 7:11pm — No Comments

This Week in African Conflict... February 28th-March 6th, 2012.

  • A lawyers group claim that police arrested a carpenter on Wednesday who questioned whether Zimbabwe’s President still had the strength to blow up balloons at his 88th birthday celebrations, under a law making it an offense to insult the President.
  • The top UN envoy to Libya expressed…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 6, 2012 at 9:09pm — No Comments

This Week in African Conflict... February 21st-28th, 2012.

  • Experts say the increasing trend of illicit financial flows are posing a great threat to Africa’s fragile growth as they pump back more dollars to developed countries than those send to poor African states.
  • The Open Society Media Program released background papers earlier this month on Mapping Digital…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 28, 2012 at 8:07pm — No Comments

This Week in African Conflict... February 14th-21st, 2012.

  • The West African Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) has just launched a new book on election management in West Africa.
  • The African Union Chairman announced on Saturday he will visit some of the continent’s conflict areas including Sudan, South Sudan, Mali and Libya for…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 21, 2012 at 7:58pm — No Comments

This Week in African Conflict... February 7th-14th, 2012.

  • The UN and Interpol discussedtransnational organized crime in West Africa, including illicit drug trafficking and the proliferation of illegal arms, as well maritime piracy in Lyon, France on Monday.
  • An anti-homosexuality bill is being once again resurrected by the Parliament in Uganda with…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 14, 2012 at 8:20pm — No Comments

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