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Successful Peace Agreements Are Built On Trust And Clarity

Successful Peace Agreements Are Built On Trust And Clarity

Recent studies have shown that "complex" peace agreements with long lists of provisions are more likely to lead to a return of violence within five years. This research is important to the ongoing Korean peace process: focus should be placed on peace agreements built on trust with clear, actionable provisions.   

Civil Society & Grassroots Coalitions Are Leading Korean Peace Initiatives

Civil Society & Grassroots Coalitions Are Leading Korean Peace Initiatives

Peace talks between North and South Korea have continued partially due to the massive support from civil society and grassroots activists. Peace research has shown the influence civil society has on both social and political issues-the more people come together in support of peace on the Korean Peninsula, the harder it becomes for world leaders to disagree.  

Media Leverage and the Colombian Peace Agreement

Media Leverage and the Colombian Peace Agreement

In Colombia, UN political chief urges parties to ‘stay the course’ set out in peace accord. Credibility leverage is most effective at generating durable and longer lasting peace after the agreement.