Dialogue not guns
Type: PDF Size: 1Mb Published: July 12, 2006
This report forms part of a final series of publications designed to formally package the findings of the consultations that were held with all sectors of Somali society. This document focuses on promoting security and stabilization among the communities of South-Central Somalia. The report acts both as a record for those involved, and as a [...]
Human (in)security and cities
Type: PDF Size: 206Kb Published: June 15, 2006 Author: Koenraad Van Brabant
This report synthesizes insights into the nexus Human (In)security and Urban Spaces that emerged from six case studies. The towns and cities examined in this report are: Bissau (Guinea-Bissau), Bujumbura (Burundi), Burao (Somaliland), Galcayo (Puntland and South-Central Somalia), Guatemala City (Guatemala) and Mogadishu (South-Central Somalia).
Developing national capacities to manage ‘Democratic Security’
Type: PDF Size: 431Kb Published: March 6, 2006 Author: José Daniel Giupponi
March 2006 – This document reviews and evaluates the peacebuilding process in Guatemala. It specifically investigates the relevance of WSP International (now Interpeace) projects for MINUGUA’s verification mandate and their impacts on the implementation of the Guatemala Peace Accords.
What types of impact do our programmes produce?
Type: PDF Size: 218Kb Published: January 20, 2006 Author: Koenraad Van Brabant
This first report is based on the analysis of internal documents and external evaluations and identifies the types of impact Interpeace programmes can have.
Integrating conflict prevention and peacebuilding into UN development assistance framework
Type: PDF Size: 192Kb Published: October 13, 2005 Author: Tore Rose
This discussion paper reviews the nature of UNDAF, looks at some experiences in Rwanda and Sri Lanka that illustrate the problems presented above, and summarizes the essentials of effective conflict prevention and peacebuilding practice. The paper also identifies the main issues that need to be addressed by international assistance actors and suggestes a realistic perspective [...]
The use of video in a participatory action research process for peacebuilding
Type: PDF Size: 100Kb Published: March 24, 2005
This document provides guidance on the uses of video in a participatory action research process for peacebuilding. It summarizes the Interpeace experience on the use of video footage and video documentaries in peacebuilding.
Strengthening parliaments in conflict and post-conflict situations
Type: PDF Size: 341Kb Published: July 28, 2005 Author: Koenraad Van Brabant
This paper is part of the wider research project ‘Strengthening parliaments in conflict and post-conflict situations.’ The project aims to contribute to a broad-based discussion on the actual and potential roles of parliaments with regard to conflict management, and the formulation of recommendations on how the international community can better support parliaments to play such [...]
Peacebuilding Forum 2004: building effective partnerships conference report
Type: PDF Size: 230Kb Published: October 7, 2004
Almost 150 participants representing internal and external actors in peacebuilding came together for the Peacebuilding Forum Conference, in order to review and endorse the proposals that have emerged from the one year-long Peacebuilding Forum process. This document summarizes the conference proceeding around the topic ‘Building effective partnerships – Improving the relationship between internal and external [...]
Impact assessment in post-conflict peacebuilding
Type: PDF Size: 128Kb Published: July 9, 2004 Author: Ken Menkhaus
The purpose of this paper is to clarify the challenges related to the assessment of impacts of peacebuilding, notably in post-conflict situations. The first part of the paper sets the context and describes how peacebuilding, notwithstanding initial resistances, eventually became accepted into development thinking and development practices. The second part of the paper presents the [...]
Mid-term evaluation of WSP International
Type: PDF Size: 522Kb Published: March 10, 2004 Author: Doug Daniels, Graeme Simpson and Tracy Vienings
The WSP International Advisory Council commissioned this mid-term evaluation in 2003. This mid-term evaluation examines six broad questions: Is WSP International achieving its original objectives? What is WSP International’s niche of excellence? What is the relevance of WSP International to its stakeholders? What is the impact of WSP International’s work? What is the mid-term assessment [...]
Evaluation of the War-Torn Societies Project in Somaliland (2002)
Type: PDF Size: 485Kb Published: September 18, 2002
This document presents the results of an external evaluation of the War-Torn Societies Project (now Interpeace) in Somaliland. The evaluation was carried out in July and August 2002 and addresses the immediate impact of the project.
Subsistema de inteligencia civil del Ministerio de Gobernación
Type: PDF Size: 323Kb Published: March 5, 2002
This document is an outcome of the project ‘Toward a Security Policy For Democracy’ and outlines the subsystem of civil intelligence in Guatemala.