Topic : Conflict Prevention

  • A South Sudanese man works at a mobile phone charging kiosk at the Tzaipi refugee camp in Adjumani Forum Article

    Can mobile phones really cut conflict in Africa?

    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) and new media have often been viewed as a solution to Africa’s… more

  • Soldiers of the Eurocorps hold the European flag during a ceremony in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg Forum Article

    Should Europe play a greater role in the world?

    The chaotic consequences of the gradual disintegration of Pax Americana are becoming increasingly clear. For seven… more

  • Woman walks past graffiti on a wall in Erbeen, in the eastern Ghouta suburb of Damascus Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why we need a better understanding of Syria

    How did we fail Jim Foley? We failed him by forgetting about his case, by letting Syria’s story fade into oblivion… more

  • Birds fly during sunrise in Gaza Forum Article

    3 narratives shaping the Middle East

    Three distinct timelines are shaping developments in the Middle East: the short-term timeline of daily struggles and… more

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    How sanctions can cause financial crisis

    With the crisis in Ukraine intensifying, the United States and the European Union are locked in a battle of wills –… more

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    Why Africa needs more humanitarian action

    Africa is changing dramatically – and so are outsiders’ attitudes toward it, with the US finally seeming determined… more

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    Why we should worry about nuclear security

    Nobody would dispute the danger inherent in possessing nuclear assets. But that danger becomes far more acute in a… more

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    The economic threat of weak global governance

    This month – the centenary of the outbreak of World War I – is an opportune time to reflect on big risks. As… more

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    A better future for Guatemala’s indigenous people

    Latin America is a region filled with beautiful landscapes, wildlife and vegetation. The region’s history and… more

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    Girls are speaking up: we must listen

    Demonstrations around the world were held last week to mark the 100th day of captivity for more than 200 Nigerian… more

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    Five stories on what it means to be a refugee today

    From Syria to Colombia, the UN’s Refugee Agency has collected stories from around the world that show what it is like… more

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    Global Risks 2014 in facts and figures

    Debt crises, persistently high unemployment, water shortages, the widening gap between rich and poor and climate change… more

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    Top 10 risks for the decade ahead

    What are the top 10 risks that the world will face in the decade to come, and what can be done about them? The… more