All Blog Posts Tagged 'Somalia' (57)

New U.N. Goals Highlight Danger of 'State Fragility' to Development

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

By Aparna Ramanan

A new set of development goals that will be…

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Added by Viola Gienger on June 17, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

A Rising Challenge: the World’s 'Fragile' States

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

USIP President Nancy Lindborg Addresses Texas Audiences…

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Added by Viola Gienger on April 24, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

The eleventh GCCT newsletter

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TransConflict is pleased to present the eleventh edition of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation newsletter, available by visiting:…

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Added by TransConflict on March 19, 2015 at 12:01pm — No Comments

New members of the GCCT

TransConflict is pleased to announce five new members of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation, from UgandaPakistan, …

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Added by TransConflict on March 16, 2015 at 7:59am — No Comments

A Passionate & Reasoned Plea to End Sanctions against Eritrea

 

An Open Letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Your Excellency:

The United Nations sanctions against Eritrea are causing undue harm and hardship to the people of Eritrea.  I…

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Added by Dr. Samuel Mahaffy on October 19, 2014 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Community Policing and Violent Extremism: Sharing Security Responsibility

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

By Shannon Zimmerman and Megan…
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Added by Viola Gienger on September 24, 2014 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Steering Youth From Violence: Lessons Learned

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

By Aparna Ramanan…

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Added by Viola Gienger on July 1, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Somalia Slated for First U.S. Ambassador in Two Decades

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

By Viola Gienger

President Barack Obama will nominate an ambassador to Somalia for the first time in more than…

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Added by Viola Gienger on June 4, 2014 at 1:43pm — No Comments

U.N. Envoy Warns Somalia Progress Is In Peril without Stalwart Support

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

By Emily Fornof

United Nations Special Representative Nicholas Kay warned that the significant progress Somalia has made…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 7, 2014 at 6:56pm — No Comments

Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia

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

By Debra Liang-Fenton

Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers. Half of the 50 Sierra Leone military personnel participating in a…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 7, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Peacemaking and Placemaking: The Untold Story of Runaways and Stowaways

A young man recently was discovered to be a stowaway in the wheel well of a jet flying from San Diego to Hawaii.  The media wondered mostly how he got past security and how he managed to survive.  There was little attention paid to asking, “Was there something he was fleeing from?”

 

An elderly…

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Added by Dr. Samuel Mahaffy on April 28, 2014 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Dying to Be Men: Symposium Digs for Roots of Gender Violence

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

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Added by Viola Gienger on November 1, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Al-Shabab’s Kenya Attack – Avoiding the Pitfalls of a Military Response

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

By Dominik Balthasar…

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Added by Viola Gienger on October 29, 2013 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Somali Compact: Building a state to save a nation?

Brussels, September 16, 2013, the government of Somalia and European Union (EU) co-hosted the Somalia New Deal Conference during which the international community endorsed the…

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Added by Joseph N Sany on October 27, 2013 at 10:02am — No Comments

Taking a Stand With Kenya and Somalia

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

By Johnnie Carson

Last weekend’s attack by al-Shabab militants on Westgate shopping mall in Kenya should be a wake-up call that more work is needed to stabilize Somalia and prevent it from falling back into…

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Added by Viola Gienger on September 30, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

TransConflict - July 2013 Review

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Please find below a selection of articles published by TransConflict during July. To read all TransConflict's analysis from throughout the month, please …

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Added by TransConflict on August 1, 2013 at 12:10pm — No Comments

TransConflict - July Review

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Please find below a selection of articles published by TransConflict during July. To read all TransConflict's analysis from throughout the month, please click here.
 
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Added by TransConflict on August 1, 2012 at 11:42am — No Comments

Conflict transformation in Kenya

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TransConflict is pleased to present a variety of insights into conflict and conflict transformation in Kenya:
 
Kenya – mitigating, managing and transforming conflict - by Roselyn Mungai - The challenge facing peacebuilders is not how to eradicate conflict, but how to mitigate, manage and…
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Added by TransConflict on July 17, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments

TransConflict - June Review

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Please find below a selection of articles published by TransConflict during June. To read all TransConflict's analysis from throughout the month, please click here.
 
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Added by TransConflict on July 2, 2012 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Somaliland: 21 years of peace, by Muhyadin Saed

This post originally appeared on Insight on Conflict - the leading online resource on local peacebuilding in conflict zones.

In May 2012, Somaliland commemorated 21 years since declaring independence from Somalia. Although not recognised as an independent state by the international community,…

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Added by Insight on Conflict on June 11, 2012 at 7:16am — 1 Comment

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