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Volume 4, Issue 6

Volume 4, Issue 6

As of January 2020, The U.S. and Iran have walked back from the precipice of war. The recent escalation underscores

What is Environmental Peacebuilding?

What is Environmental Peacebuilding?

Environmental peacebuilding is an emerging field that views conflict over environmental resources as an opportunity for conflicting parties to cooperate with one another and, ultimately, work towards establishing a lasting and sustainable peace.

Refugee Resettlement as a Form of Transnational Peacebuilding

Refugee Resettlement as a Form of Transnational Peacebuilding

Liberian refugees in Canada reported being involved in peacebuilding in Liberia primarily through remittances, but smaller numbers reported involvement through the transfer of social capital and engagement in the Canadian political process.

Volume 4, Issue 3

Volume 4, Issue 3

In this issue, we examine a set of articles with a great deal of regional diversity — two articles focus on peacebuilding or peacekeeping in Africa, one looks at resistance to exclusionary nationalism in Bosnia (Europe), another explores “uncivil society” in Bougainville and Timor-Leste (Asia-Pacific), and, finally, one considers military checkpoints in Iraq (Middle East).  These articles heighten our awareness of the complexities and challenges involved in peacebuilding after war. All the more reason to avoid war in the first place. 

West African Zones of Peace and Local Peacebuilding Initiatives

West African Zones of Peace and Local Peacebuilding Initiatives

In the context of civil war in Côte d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone, the line between “armed actors” and “communities” was porous, creating a situation where peacebuilders spanning these categories in some cases had special access to armed actors for the purposes of negotiation.