08 December 2018: A monthly selection of the best new research and resources on local peacebuilding worldwide, as chosen by Peace Insight. This month’s edition features resources on building peace across borders, reconciliation in Rwanda, and more. Sign up here to receive the newsletter by email each month.

Research this month

Security integration in conflict-affected societies: considerations for Myanmar

In this publication Saferworld draws on the experiences of a number of countries around the world focusing on three themes: sustaining security sector negotiations and making them more inclusive; the institutional features of security sectors in federal countries; and the integration of non-state armed groups with national security bodies. It discusses how Myanmar can effectively learn to employ inclusive peacebuilding as like many divided societies Myanmar has experienced conflict along ethnic and religious fault lines. Read the publication

Borderlands and peacebuilding

In the second article, from Conciliation Resources, the subject of interest is building peace across borders with a particular focus on the often forgotten and complex borderland regions and the interests of communities living there. The paper draws on seven case studies to highlight the tendency of policymakers focus on central governments and regions due to access to power and influence. Read the publication

Unity and reconciliation in Rwanda

In the third article, International Alert examines the role of social cohesion and peacebuilding efforts in Rwanda. This article specifically analyses community perspectives on how the National Policy on Unity and Reconciliation can be utilised by decision-makers, to address not just the existing gaps within the policy itself, but other conflicts and tensions that continue to hamper unity and reconciliation in the country. Read the publication

Caught between two cultures

The final article, from swisspeace, examines how the division and management of aid and aid-related resources in conflict countries can, if not managed properly with a balance of standards and best practice but also respecting and understanding local norms, do more harm than good. The author focuses on South Sudan as a case study where local, traditional social security mechanisms are vital for the survival of South Sudanese in times of crisis and are based on concepts and longstanding practices of mutual support, social obligations and vulnerability that can be seen to conflict with ideals of transparency and accountability. Read the publication

Funding opportunities

Commonwealth Foundation grants programme

The Commonwealth Foundation works to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development with effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels of participatory governance which implies creative and constructive engagement between civil society and other governance stakeholders. The funding available is £200,000 over four years in support of innovative project ideas and is open to applications from registered organisations in the Commonwealth. Deadline: 7 January 2019. Find out more

Sydney Peace Prize 2020

The Sydney Peace Foundation is seeking nominations for its Sydney Peace Prize 2020, Australia’s only international prize for peace to inspire and empower people from all walks of life to make peace with justice a reality.The recipient is awarded a $50,000 prize to further their cause of peace with justice. The application is open to applicants from around the world.  Deadline: 30 June 2019. Find out more

A.J. Muste Memorial Institute Social Justice Fund

The A.J. Muste Memorial Institute is inviting applications for its Social Justice Fund to support grassroots activist projects in the US and around the world, giving priority to those with small budgets and little access to more mainstream funding sources. The grant is available to smaller organisations with a with annual expenses of less than $500,000. Deadline: 4 March 2019. Find out more

From the blog

Why grassroots peacebuilding? Is ‘inclusive peacebuilding’ a more sustainable recipe for peace?

The Colombian Peace Agreement (CPA) is known as being the most inclusive peace deal to date, as several civil society organizations partook in the negotiation process and helped in drafting the final agreement. Two years later into the peacebuilding process, how inclusive is the implementation of Colombia’s peace?Read more »

Marthe Hiev Hamidi
05 November 2018

The privilege of not listening: How international support is undermining the sustainability of local civil society

Peace Direct's Senior Research Officer, Megan Renoir, shares the lessons learnt through Facilitating Financial Sustainability (FFS), our joint USAID-funded research project in collaboration with LINC and Foundation Center.Read more »

Megan Renoir
28 November 2018

Comments

brother customer service on May 22, 2019, 7:29 a.m.

Impressive blog!

EllRapy on June 15, 2019, 4:13 p.m.

Online Pharmacy Customer Care Services Cialis Generique Pharmacie Prix Kamagra Gold 100mg Review <a href=http://bpdrug.com>generic priligy 90 mg</a> Amoxicillin Combined With Doxycycline Cytotec Avant Pose De Sterilet Wirkung Von Viagra Wikipedia

Quickbooks Pro Support Phone number on June 21, 2019, 11:38 a.m.

Quickbooks Pro Support is providing assistance 24/7. if you have any issue you can contact them for help.

escuelas de ingles on June 22, 2019, 2:02 p.m.

Thank you very much for writing such an interesting article on this topic. This has really made me think and I hope to read more.

Lifeguard training on June 23, 2019, 7:37 a.m.

Thanks for sharing the post.. parents are worlds best person in each lives of individual..they need or must succeed to sustain needs of the family.

Website Development Company in Gurgaon on June 27, 2019, 11:03 a.m.

Amazing Article! I have bookmarked this article page as i received good information from this.

Pure Melda on June 27, 2019, 11:33 a.m.

Our college research paper services is meant to transform the academic profile of any student from a downward trend to an upward trend in their grades.

Company Brochure Design on July 2, 2019, 2:43 a.m.

GOOD SITE AND HAVE VERY NICE INFORMATION HERE

what do extenze pills do on July 4, 2019, 9:19 a.m.

I am happy to find this post Very useful for me, as it contains lot of information. I Always prefer to read The Quality and glad I found this thing in you post. Thanks

RebKery on July 4, 2019, 12:25 p.m.

Consumo De Viagra En Jovenes <a href=http://prilipills.com>dapoxetine plus cialis</a> On Line Acticin Need Usa By Money Order Thamesdown Generic Levaquin No Physician Approval Buy Online Levitra In Usa

where can I get vigrx plus in south africa on July 4, 2019, 12:35 p.m.

Nice knowledge gaining article. This post is really the best on this valuable topic.

EllRapy on July 6, 2019, 11:16 a.m.

Will Amoxicillin Make You Tired <a href=http://buycheapciall.com>п»їcialis</a> Prix Cialis 20mg Boite 8

Lestoth on July 7, 2019, 12:17 a.m.

Viagra Vendita Italia Propecia Paginas Similares <a href=http://catabs.com>priligy super p-force</a> Comprar Cialis En Sevilla Precio Levitra 4 Comprimidos

PaintCode Visual Code Generator v3.4 for Mac Free on July 8, 2019, 8:33 a.m.

Please continue this great work and I look forward to more of your awesome blog posts.

Nursing Assignment Writing Service on July 9, 2019, 5:51 a.m.

Students who encounter trouble with completing their nursing assignment writing service and book report writing service can contact our company as we have expert writers in the field.

Angelphary on July 10, 2019, 11:31 a.m.

Приветствую! класный у вас сайт! Нашел обширную базу кино: <a href=http://inspacefilm.ru/>анастасия мультфильм смотреть онлайн в хорошем</a> Здесь: Лучшие семейные фильмы бесплатно http://inspacefilm.ru/semeynyy/ рейтинг 2018 Тут: <a href=http://inspacefilm.ru/serialy/>сериал кости смотреть онлайн в хорошем</a> 2019 бесплатно лучшие сериалы рейтинг 2018 Здесь: Список лучшие триллеры http://inspacefilm.ru/triller/ список 2018 Здесь: http://inspacefilm.ru/1419-keti-holms-snimetsya-v-seriale-pohozhem-na-zhestokie-igry.html <b> Кэти Холмс снимется в сериале, похожем на «Жестокие игры» </b> Тут: http://inspacefilm.ru/2525-zhyulet-binosh-possoritsya-s-buduschey-nevestkoy.html

바다이야기 프로그램 on July 11, 2019, 7:36 a.m.

This is a great article thanks for sharing this informative information. I will visit your blog regularly for some latest post. I will visit your blog regularly for Some latest post.

= 토토사이트 on July 11, 2019, 11:28 a.m.

I really loved reading your blog. It was very well authored and easy to undertand. Unlike additional blogs I have read which are really not tht good. I also found your posts very interesting. In fact after reading, I had to go show it to my friend and he ejoyed it as well!

Talleres Jabones Naturales Malaga on July 13, 2019, 12:37 p.m.

Thanks for sharing the post.. parents are worlds best person in each lives of individual..they need or must succeed to sustain needs of the family.

More from the blog

This is a story of armed conflict and gender, ideologies and the business of war, self-criticism and healing, peacebuilding and education. It is that of a woman who went from being a fighter, to fighting for peace. It is a story that proves how easy it is to get caught at a young age in the labyrinth of war, and how hard it is to detox oneself. Read more »

23 April 2019

We are asking for submissions of short videos to tell your story. From small initiatives making a difference in your community, to a national awareness-raising campaign, to work at a global or regional level – the best videos will be showcased at an event during the United Nations High- Level Political Forum in July, with selected candidates sponsored to attend in person. Read more »

01 May 2019

In this quarterly edition, Local Peacebuilding Experts from Afghanistan, Burundi, Colombia, India (Kashmir), Lebanon, Pakistan, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen provide their latest analysis of conflict in their areas - and what it means for peacebuilders. Read more »

21 December 2018

More from the blog