Africa

Since the peace talks started, Libyan women have been at the forefront, calling for their inclusion and meaningful participation in the peace process. Despite this, they have been marginalised, underrepresented and excluded from the high-level peace talks. As this year marks the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 1325...

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. In the last decade, Nigeria has been battling religious intolerance, violent extremism and...

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...

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...