A Case Study of North Macedonia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

A Case Study of North Macedonia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
A Case Study of North Macedonia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security. Un caso studio sul Piano d'Azione Nazionale su Donne Pace e Sicurezza della Macedonia.

Women, Peace and Security in Kosovo: Empowerment through the tangles of tradition

Women, Peace and Security in Kosovo: Empowerment through the tangles of tradition
Women, Peace and Security in Kosovo: Empowerment through the tangles of tradition. Donne, Pace e Sicurezza in Kosovo: l’emancipazione attraverso le trame della tradizione.

Gender Activism: A vibrant narrative for post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina

Gender Activism: A vibrant narrative for post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina
Gender Activism: A vibrant narrative for post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina. Attivismo di genere: una forza narrativa nella Bosnia ed Erzegovina del dopoguerra.

Women’s participation in peace processes: The case of the “Women for Peace Initiative” in Turkey

Women’s participation in peace processes: The case of the “Women for Peace Initiative” in Turkey
Women’s participation in peace processes: The case of the "Women for Peace Initiative" in Turkey. - La partecipazione delle donne nei processi di pace: la "Women for Peace Initiative" in Turchia

Implementing UNSCR 1325 in Serbia: State-building, instrumental equality and international image

Implementing UNSCR 1325 in Serbia: State-building, instrumental equality and international image
Implementing UNSCR 1325 in Serbia: State-building, instrumental equality and international image L'attuazione della Risoluzione 1325 del Consiglio di Sicurezza ONU in Serbia: State-building, uguaglianza strumentale e immagine internazionale.

From the Backyard to the United Nations: The PeaceMentors initiative in Iran

From the Backyard to the United Nations: The PeaceMentors initiative in Iran
This article is published as part of AP’s work in support of the Youth, Peace and Security agenda, as defined by UN Security Council Resolution 2250 (2015). To learn more about our work and read the other articles published, please click here. The adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 2250 (2015) is more than anything...

Using Peacebuilding to Counter Violent Extremism: Lessons from Kenya and Tanzania

Using Peacebuilding to Counter Violent Extremism: Lessons from Kenya and Tanzania
Many development and peacebuilding NGOs are working today to prevent and counter violent extremism (P/CVE). Among these is Search for Common Ground (Search), an international NGO that has, over the years, developed its own approach, called Transforming Violent Extremism (TVE). But what is the evidence that a peacebuilding approach can effectively contribute to addressing violent...

A Lesson from Kenya on Countering Violent Extremism

A Lesson from Kenya on Countering Violent Extremism
In East Africa, Kenya has been more affected by violent extremism and radicalization compared to its neighbors. Although drivers of violent extremist and terrorist incidents in Kenya are a result of many factors—highly unequal economic growth, social and religious grievances, and its proximity with fragile Somalia—the scale and persistence of the issue has been exacerbated...

The EU budget post 2020 and the future of peacebuilding

The EU budget post 2020 and the future of peacebuilding
One of the main debates happening now in Brussels is on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), the EU’s main tool for managing its finances. The current MFF will last until the end of 2020, but the debate around its successor has already started and the final decision on the new priorities will be the result...

Paramilitary advances threaten implementation agreements in Colombia

Paramilitary advances threaten implementation agreements in Colombia
Three months after the signature of the final peace agreement in Colombia, legislators continue to work non-stop to finalize its effective implementation. Across several provinces, however, paramilitary groups have started to fill the empty spaces left by the withdrawal of FARC forces, and are now generating a wave of violence that has left, since the...