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Author: Mark Adams
Publisher: Oxfam
Keywords: conflict, situations, adaptation, organisational, development
Number of Pages: 80
Published: 1995-12
ISBN-10: 0855983205
ISBN-13: 9780855983208

Illustrated with extracts from case studies on the work of ACORD in Africa, this paper draws together current thinking on the causes and impacts of conflict. It suggests a series of questions which aid organizations working in situations of armed conflict
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Author: Alcira Kreimer
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: reconstruction, conflict, post, herzegovina, bosnia
Number of Pages: 130
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0821346814
ISBN-13: 9780821346815

Post-conflict reconstruction is not new to the World Bank. In fact, the Bank's first loan was to the Government of France to rebuild the country after World War II. What is new, is the rapidly increasing number of post-conflict areas, and the enormity and complexity of rebuilding in each case. To better assist post-conflict areas in the future, the Bank is studying past experiences in dealing with post-conflict reconstruction. This volume represents one in a series. The other volumes discuss post-conflict reform in Uganda and El Salvador. The Bosnia and Herzegovina case is unique within the Ba
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Author: David Carment
Publisher: United Nations University Press
Keywords: grand, illusion, peace, path, prevention, conflict
Number of Pages: 314
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 9280810812
ISBN-13: 9789280810813

This document looks at all aspects of conflict prevention and contributors reflect on how existing mechanisms and instruments for conflict prevention can be properly evaluated and improved. Conflict Prevention evaluates the institutional record on conflict prevention, identifies current trends in conflict prevention practice, and makes recommendations on improving organizational capacity.The first part of the book looks at what is successful conflict prevention? Conflict prevention can be understood as an important but understated element of statecraft and coercive diplomacy, as the physical p
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Author: David A. Hamburg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: conflict, deadly, preventing
Number of Pages: 308
Published: 1997-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788170902
ISBN-13: 9780788170904

Analyzes the current state of violent conflict in the world & lays out a system of international conflict prevention. Three observations form the basis of the report: deadly conflict is not inevitable; the need to prevent such conflict is increasingly urgent; & successful prevention is possible. Inspired by the public health model of disease prevention, the report outlines practical measures to prevent deadly conflict that can be used by governments, internat. org's., non-governmental org's., religious leaders & institutions, the media, & business. For dangerous conditions, the report outlines
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Author: John Rudolph Eriksson
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: case, evaluation, country, reconstruction, post, conflict, salvador
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0821346830
ISBN-13: 9780821346839

Post-conflict reconstruction is not new to the Bank. In fact, the Bank's first loan was to the Government of France to rebuild the country after World War II. What is new, is the rapidly increasing number of post-conflict areas, and the enormity and complexity of rebuilding in each case. To better assist post-conflict areas in the future, the Bank is studying past experiences in dealing with post-conflict reconstruction. This volume represents the first in a series. The other volumes discuss post-conflict reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Uganda. Although the Bank played a significant role
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Author: Nat J. Colletta
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: cambodia, rwanda, guatemala, somalia, lessons, capital, conflict, transformation, social, violent
Number of Pages: 156
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0821344129
ISBN-13: 9780821344125

"Armed conflict within a state weakens its social fabric and divides the population by undermining interpersonal and communal group trust, destroying the norms and values that underlie cooperation and collective action for the common good, and potentially perverting the mobilization of social relationships away from cooperative development and toward communal strife."'Violent Conflict and the Transformation of Social Capital' is an attempt to better understand the interactions between armed conflict and social capital. The World Bank's Post-Conflict Unit (PCU) undertook an investigation of fou
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Author: Peter Buckland
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: reconstruction, postconflict, education, future, reshaping
Number of Pages: 118
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 0821359592
ISBN-13: 9780821359594

"The aim of Reshaping the Future is to draw international attention to the key role that education can play in both preventing conflict and in reconstructing post-conflict societies. The author also hopes to alert developing countries and donors alike to the devastating consequences of conflict on a country's education systems and outcomes, as well to emphasize the importance of maximizing the opportunities to reform education systems presented by a reconstruction setting, adopting a long-term development perspective, and emphasizing equity and quality in the delivery of education services.Eve
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