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Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution

 

The Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution is a community of faculty, students, staff, alumni, and partners with a fundamental commitment to building peace. Through the development of cutting-edge theory, research, education, and practical work, we seek to identify and address the underlying causes of conflict and provide tools for ethical and just peacebuilding on the local, national, and global stages.

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  • ალენი, სუზან; კალანდარიშვილი, ნინო; ტადევოსიანი, მარგარიტა (ჯორჯ მეისონის უნივერსიტეტი, 2021)
    გამოცემაში თავმოყრილია სტატიები, რომლებშიც გადმოცემულია დიალოგის მნიშვნელობის მიმართ არსებული ფართო მიდგომები, ასევე, განსხვავებული შეხედულებები იმასთან დაკავშირებით, თუ როგორ ესადაგება დიალოგი თითოეული საზოგადოების სოციალურ, ...
  • Аллен, Сюзан; Каланадаришвили, Нино; Тадевосян, Маргарита (Университет Джорджа Мейсона, 2021)
    В этом сборнике мы собрали статьи, в которых представлен широкий спектр подходов к рассмотрению ценности диалога. В статьях также пред- ставлены различные взгляды на то, как диалог вписывается в социальную, политическую и ...
  • Bere, Mathieu (Better Evidence Project, Carter School, George Mason University, 2022-01)
    This study identifies what has helped the people of Amataltal in Niger and Dori in Burkina Faso maintain a relatively satisfactory level of peace and security amidst the jihadist storm that has been sweeping across the ...
  • Allen, Susan H.; Kalandarisvhili, Nino; Tadevosyan, Margarita (George Mason University, 2021)
    In this collection, we’ve gathered articles that present a wide range of approaches to considering the value of dialogue. The articles also present diverse views on how dialogue fits into the social, political, and economic ...
  • Unknown author (Public International Law & Policy Group, 2013-05)
    The Public International Law & Policy Group’s (PILPG) Ceasefire Drafter’s Handbook is a guide intended to effectively supplement the activities of negotiators and drafters of ceasefire agreements. This Handbook draws from ...
  • Pospisil, Jan; Wise, Laura; Bell, Christine (Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, 2020)
    This article seeks to understand the proliferation of local and sub-national peace agreements negotiated and signed in recent years. While such agreements are not a new phenomenon, local negotiations in violent conflict ...
  • Fischer, Martina (Berghof Foundation, 2011-01)
    This book chapter focuses on the potential contribution that civil society actors can make to peacebuilding. There is also an examination of what types of activities international and transnational NGOs undertake in order ...
  • Neufeldt, Reina C. (Berghof Foundation, 2011-01)
    This chapter explores two contending constituencies and their arguments about why and how to identify impact in peacebuilding initiatives in practice. The two constituencies, “frameworkers” and “circlers”, involve sets of ...
  • Fischer, Martina (Berghof Foundation, 2011-01)
    This article explores the concept of transitional justice and its role in debates on democratization, nation-building and state reconstruction and its relation to reconciliation, both of which have become increasingly ...
  • Bigdon, Christine; Korf, Benedikt (Berghof Foundation, 2004-08)
    This article examines both the theoretical assumptions and expectations, as well as the practical experiences, of empowerment approaches within the field of development aid, with a particular focus their potential for ...
  • Boege, Volker; Brown, Anne; Clements, Kevin; Nolan, Anna (Berghof Foundation, 2008-10)
    This article examines the rationale and underlying assumptions of the mainstream discourse on fragile states. The authors argue that the conventional perception of so-called fragile states as an obstacle to the maintenance ...
  • Paffenholz, Thania; Prentice, Antonia Potter; Buchanan, Cate (Crisis Management Initiative and The Graduate Institute Geneva, 2015-05)
    This policy brief resulted from a meeting of policy analysts, practitioners, and academic involved in the women, peace and security agenda to review, analyze and frame key findings from research related to women's participation ...
  • OECD (OECD Publishing, 2012)
    Evaluating Peacebuilding Activities in Settings of Conflict and Fragility was developed by the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC) to help improve program design and management and strengthen the use of evaluation ...
  • Anderson, Mary B.; Wallace, Marshall (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2012)
    This book reports stories of existing capacities and resilience on the part of multiple communities—some quite sizable and significant—that manage to prevent violent conflict when all the incentives that surround them are ...
  • Short, Elliot (2020)
    By removing powerful figures with a history of employing violence and armed conflict from the political environment, establishing a historical record of events leading up to and during the war, and bringing the perpetrators ...
  • Short, Elliot (2020)
    A transitional international administration and a peacekeeping mission helped to prevent a conflict relapse in Timor-Leste and laid the foundations for an accountable state governed by a constitution and an elected government ...
  • Short, Elliot (2021)
    The IGAD has successfully prevented a conflict relapse in South Sudan by employing a range of monitoring mechanisms and facilitating ongoing dialogue between former belligerents.
  • Short, Elliot (2020)
    The United Nations Mission to Sierra Leone disarmed over 70,000 combatants, oversaw a peaceful election, and helped to strengthen the Sierra Leonean state, preventing a conflict relapse.
  • Short, Elliot (2020)
    A series of international peacekeeping missions helped to ensure Bougainville did not relapse into conflict and created a stable and secure environment for the new administration to govern the region.
  • Short, Elliot (2020)
    The United Nations Mission in Nepal worked with local people and organisations to ensure that the peace process stayed on track while facilitating the Disarmament, Demobilisation, and Reintegration and military integration ...

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