Key Resources

Conflict Sensitive Approaches to Development

A joint FEWER, International Alert and Saferworld resource pack

Click on link and then click on Resource Pack

http://www.conflictsensitivity.org/

Online Resources:

  1. 1. Putting conflict prevention into practice

Priorities for the Spanish and Danish EU Presidencies in 2002

Publisher: Intermon Oxfam, International Alert, Saferworld

The aim of this document is to highlight practical steps that the EU could take to put the commitments on conflict prevention into practice during the forthcoming Spanish and Danish Presidencies.

Downloads       Presidency report 2002

http://www.saferworld.co.uk/publications.php?id=74

  1. 2. Conflict and development: Peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction

Saferworld submission to the Select Committee for International Development

Downloads       SCID Submission word file

http://saferworld.client.fatbeehive.com/publications.php?id=159

  1. 3. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

The Structural Cause of Violence in Africa

By Laurie Nathan

The first part of this paper presents a conceptual framework for understanding conflict, peace and crisis. I argue that violence may be a central concern from a humanitarian perspective, but that for analytical and strategic purposes, it should be regarded as a symptom of intra-state crises.

http://ccrweb.ccr.uct.ac.za/archive/two/10_2/p04_horsemen.html

  1. 4. Preventive Diplomacy and International Violence Prevention

By Massimo Fusato
October 2003

A Knowledge Based Essay on Violence Prevention

http://www.beyondintractability.org/essay/violence_prevention/

  1. 5. Knowledge Base Essays and Articles

Search around and enjoy the various theoretical and practical topics in this knowledge base. Please do browse the essays in the following topic areas:

  • Interest, Position, Needs and Values
  • Settlement, Resolution, Management or Transformation
  • Principles of Justice and Fairness
  • Types of Justice
  • Underlying Causes of Intractable Conflict
  • Oppression and Conflict
  • Benefits of Conflict
  • Frames, Framing and Reframing
  • Emotions
  • Escalation and De-escalation
  • Parties to Conflicts
  • Third Siders
  • Power
  • Culture and Conflict
  • Relationships
  • Communication
  • Intervention Processes and Outcomes
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Mediation and Facilitation

http://www.beyondintractability.org/action/articles.jsp

  1. 6. Third-party Tools and Capacity Building

Ronald Fisher – Methods of Third-Party Intervention

http://www.berghof-handbook.net/articles/fisher_hb.pdf

  1. 7. Facilitation Skills for Interpersonal Transformation

Ron Kraybill

http://www.berghof-handbook.net/articles/kraybill_handbook.pdf

  1. 8. Conflict Theory and the Conflict in Northern Ireland

William G. Cunningham Jr.

A thesis submitted in complete fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Literature in Political Studies, The University of Auckland, 1998.

http://cain.ulst.ac.uk/conflict/cunningham.htm#chap3

  1. 9. Culture, Power Asymmetries and Gender in Conflict Transformation

Diana Francis

http://www.berghof-handbook.net/articles/fisher_hb.pdf

10.  Track Two – „Debating Mediation”

Vol. 7 No. 1 April 1998

Inside Track – At the Core – Modelling Mediation – Cast of Thousands – Mediation A-Z

Putting them on the Table

http://ccrweb.ccr.uct.ac.za/archive/two/1/index.html

11. Powerpoint Presentation

This Powerpoint presentation contains a summary of a five-day training workshop. It is aimed at assisting practitioners with their work in conflict transformation where teaching aids and materials are scarce, do not exist or are out of date.

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http://ccrweb.ccr.uct.ac.za/index.php?id=304

12. The Rules of the Game: When outsiders are off-sides in peacemaking

By Andries Odendaal

http://ccrweb.ccr.uct.ac.za/archive/two/2/p36.html

13. Framing and Reframing

By Kent Arnold

http://ccrweb.ccr.uct.ac.za/archive/two/3/p36.html

14.  The Importance of Being Seriously Funny

Andres Kahar is a fan of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Here, he considers why satire of that kind is so vital to any political discourse.

http://www.peacemagazine.org/archive/v21n2p27.htm

15.  Looking for Signs of Peace in Iraq

Tom Fox, Joe Carr, Sheila Provencher

A selection of three reports from Peace Magazine giving an insight into the courageous work of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) and the appalling environment they work in to witness for peace and hope.

http://www.peacemagazine.org/archive/v21n3p15.htm#Heading1

16.  Reconstructing the fabric of a demolished government

By John R. MacArthur

Posted on Wednesday, February 16, 2005 – A commencement address delivered to the graduating class of Eastern Connecticut State University. Originally from Sunday, May 23, 2004.

http://harpers.org/TheColumnsOfLiberty.html

PEACE-BUILDING

MAIESE, Michelle:

What it Means to Build a Lasting Peace.

http://www2.beyondintractability.org/m/peacebuilding.jsp

CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION AND UNDERSTANDING &

WORKING WITH NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL STAFF

GLASL, Friedrich / BALLREICH, Rudolf:

Team and Organisational Development as a Means for Conflict Prevention and Resolution. In: Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation. Berlin, 2004.

http://www.berghof-handbook.net/articles/ballreich_glasl_handbook.pdf

CONFLICT ANALYSIS & MEDIATION

ASSEFA, Hizkias:

The Meaning of Reconciliation. In: People Building Peace. 35 Inspiring Stories from around the World. The Hague 1999, p 37- 45.

http://www.gppac.net/documents/pbp/part1/2_reconc.htm

BLOOMFIELD, David / GHAI, Yash / REILLY, Ben:

Analysing Deep Rooted Conflict. In: HARRIS, Peter / REILLY, Ben (eds): Democracy and Deep Rooted Conflict: Options for Negotiators. Stockholm 1998, p 29-48.

http://www.idea.int/publications/democracy_and_deep_rooted_conflict/upload/chapter_2.pdf

GALTUNG, Johan:

Conflict Transformation by Peaceful Means. The Transcend Method. Participants/Trainers’ Manual, the Mini-Version. Geneva, 1998.

http://www.undmtp.org/english/conflict_transform/conflict.pdf

MIALL, Hugh:

Conflict Transformation. A Multi-Dimensional Task. In: ROPERS, Norbert / FISCHER, Martina (eds): Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation. Berlin, 2002.

http://www.berghof-handbook.net/articles/miall_handbook.pdf

SMITH, DAN: Trends and Causes of Armed Conflicts. In: ROPERS, Norbert / FISCHER, Martina (eds): Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation. Berlin,  2002.

http://www.berghof-handbook.net/articles/smith_handbook.pdf

NEGOTIATION

Maise, Michelle: What is Negotiation

http://www.beyondintractability.org/essay/negotiation/

HUMAN RIGHTS

DARCY, James:

Human Rights and International Legal Standards: What Do Relief Workers Need to Know? In: Humanitarian Practice Network (HPN) Paper 19. London, 1997.

http://www.odihpn.org/documents/networkpaper019.pdf

FOUNDATION ON INTER-ETHNIC RELATIONS:

The Lund Recommendations on the Effective Participation of National Minorities in Public Life. Lund, 1999.

http://www.osce.org/documents/hcnm/1999/09/2698_en.pdf

MOEHLUM, Marit:

Monitoring Human Rights. In: NORDEM Manual on Human Rights Monitoring. An Introduction for Human Rights Field Officers. Oslo, 2001.

http://www.humanrights.uio.no/nordem/manual/Chapter06.pdf

UNITED NATIONS (UN):

The International Bill of Human Rights. Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

http://www.un.org/Overview/rights.html

GENDER AND PEACE-BUILDING

PANKHURST, Donna:

Women, Gender and Peacebuilding. University of Bradford, Department of Peace Studies, Working Paper 5, 2000.

http://www.brad.ac.uk/acad/confres/assets/CCR5.pdf

REHN, Elisabeth / JOHNSON SIRLEAF, Ellen:

Women, War and Peace: The Independent Experts’ Assessment on the Impact of Armed Conflict on Women and Women’s Role in Peace-building. United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), New York 2002.

http://www.parliament.gov.za/pls/portal30/docs/FOLDER/PARLIAMENTARY_INFORMATION/PUBLICATIONS/UNIFEM/INDEX.HTM

DEMOCRATIZATION PROCESSES & CIVIL SOCIETY DEVELOPMENT

BENDANA, Alejandro:

Good Governance and the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) – Contradictory or Complementary? In: Constructing Alternatives. Managua, 2005.

http://www.focusweb.org/main/html/Article518.html

PAUL, James:

NGOs and Global Policy-Making, 2000.

http://www.globalpolicy.org/ngos/analysis/anal00.htm

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

EUROPEAN COMMISSION (EC):

Aid Delivery Methods. Volume 1: Project Cycle Management Guidelines. Brussels, 2004.

http://europa.eu.int/comm/europeaid/qsm/documents/pcm_manual_2004_en.pdf

PEACEBUILDING

AFRICAN COMMUNITY PUBLISHING AND DEVELOPMENT TRUST:

Peace-Building. An Introduction for Communities. Harare, 2002.

BOULDING, Elise:

Peace-Building in Fractioned Societies: Conceptual Approaches and Cultural Specificities. In: International Journal of Peace Studies, Vol 2, No 1 (1997), p 1-2.

CARITAS INTERNATIONALIS:

Peace-Building. A Caritas Training Manual. Vatican City, 2002.

HO-WON, Jeong:

Peace-building in Post-Conflict Societies. Boulder, 2005.

Lederach, John Paul:

Building Peace: Sustainable Reconciliation in Divided Societies. Washington 1997,

p 23-85.

SAMPSON, Cynthia / ABU-NIMLER, Mohammed / LIEBLER, Claudia:

Positive Approaches to Peace-Building. A Resource for Innovators. Washington, 2003.

THEISSEN, G.:

Supporting Justice, Co-Existence and Reconciliation after Armed Conflict: Strategies for Dealing with the Past. In: ROPERS, Norbert / FISCHER, Martina (eds): Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation. Berlin, 2002.

http://www.berghof-handbook.net/articles/theissen_handbook.pdf

CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION & MEDIATION

ASSEFA, Hizkias:

The Meaning of Reconciliation. In: People Building Peace. 35 Inspiring Stories from around the World. The Hague, 1999.

BARNES, Catherine:

Democratizing Peacemaking Processes: Strategies and Dilemmas for Public Participation.

http://www.c-r.org/accord/peace/accord13/intro.shtml

BENDANA, Alejandro:

Conflict Resolution. Empowerment and Disempowerment. In: Peace and Change, Vol. 21, No.1 (1996), p 68-77.

FISHER, Ronald:

Methods of Third-Party Intervention. In: ROPERS, Norbert / FISCHER, Martina (eds): Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation. Berlin, 2001.

http://www.berghof-handbook.net/articles/fisher_hb.pdf

KRAYBILL, Ron:

Facilitation Skills for Interpersonal Transformation. In: ROPERS, Norbert / FISCHER, Martina (eds): Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation. Berlin, 2002.

http://www.berghof-handbook.net/articles/kraybill_handbook.pdf

NATHAN, Lauri:

The Failure of International Mediation in African Civil Wars. Track Two Occasional Papers, Vol. 8,  No. 2 (1999).

ROPERS, Norbert:

Roles and Functions of Third Parties in the Constructive Management of Ethnopolitical Conflicts. Berlin, 1997.

SENGHAAS, Dieter:

Provocative Mediation: A Suggestion. In: Peace and the Sciences, Vol. 28, March (1996), p. 1–4.

¨    ASSEFA, H.: The Meaning of Reconciliation. European Center for Conflict Prevention: People Building Peace, Amsterdam 1999, pp 37- 45.

(www.gppac.net/documents/pbp/part1/2_reconc.htm)

¨    BLOOMFIELD, D. / NUPEN, Ch. / Harris, P.: Negotiation Processes. In: HARRIS, P. / REILLY, B.(ed.): Democracy and Deep Rooted Conflict: Options for Negotiators. IDEA Handbook Series, Stockholm 1998, pp 61-120.

(www.idea.int/publications/democracy_and_deep_rooted_conflict/upload/chapter_3.pdf)

¨    BLOMFIELD, D. / GHAI, Y. / REILLY, B.: Analysing Deep Rooted Conflict. In: HARRIS, P. / REILLY, B.(ed.): Democracy and Deep Rooted Conflict: Options for Negotiators. IDEA Handbook Series, Stockholm 1998, pp 29-48.

(www.idea.int/publications/democracy_and_deep_rooted_conflict/upload/chapter_2.pdf)

¨    BARNES, C.: Democratizing peacemaking processes: strategies and dilemmas for public participation. (www.c-r.org/accord/peace/accord13/intro.shtml)

¨    GALTUNG, J.: Conflict Transformation by Peaceful Means (the Transcend Method). Participant`s Manual, the Mini-Version, Geneva 1998.

(www.undmtp.org/english/conflict_transform/conflict.pdf)

¨    HAYSOM, N. F.: Engaging Armed Groups in Peace Processes, Accord: an international review of peace initiatives, Conciliation Resources, Issue 16, London 2005, pp 84 – 89. (http://www.c-r.org/accord/engage/resources/workshop.shtml)

¨    KRAYBILL, R.: Facilitation Skills for Interpersonal Transformation. In: Ropers/Fischer (eds): Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation, 2002.

(www.berghof-handbook.net/articles/kraybill_handbook.pdf)

¨    Lederach, J.P.: Building Peace: Sustainable Reconciliation in Divided Societies. Washington: United States Institute of Peace Press 1997, pp 23-85.

¨    Lederach, J.P.: Conflict Transformation in Protracted Internal Conflicts: The Case for a Comprehensive Framework. In: RUPESINGHE, K.: Conflict Transformation. London 1995, pp 201-221.

¨    MIALL, H.: Conflict Transformation. A Multi-Dimensional Task. In: Ropers / Fischer (eds): Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation, 2002.

(www.berghof-handbook.net/articles/miall_handbook.pdf)

¨    MARTINELLI, M.: Mediation Activities by Non-State Actors. Copenhagen Peace Research Institute Working Paper 9, Copenhagen 1998, pp 6-26.

¨    NATHAN, L.: When Push comes to Shove. The Failure of International Mediation in African Civil Wars. Track Two Occasional Papers, Vol. 8,  No. 2, Rondebosch 1999.

¨    ROPERS, N.: Roles and Functions of Third Parties in the Constructive Management of Ethnopolitical Conflicts. Berghof Occasional Paper No. 14, Berlin 1997.

(www.berghof-center.org/publications/occasional/boc14eo.pdf)

¨    SENGHAAS, D.: Provocative Mediation: A Suggestion. In: CALLIESZ, J. / MERKEL, Ch. M.(ed.): Peaceful Settlement of Conflicts as a Joint Task for International Organisations, Governments and Civil Society. Loccum 1995, pp 532-540.

¨    THEISSEN, G.: Supporting Justice, Co-Existence and Reconciliation after Armed Conflict: Strategies for Dealing with the Past. In: Ropers/Fischer (eds): Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation, 2002.

(www.berghof-handbook.net/articles/theissen_handbook.pdf)

HUMAN RIGHTS

DILLER, Janelle:

Handbook on Human Rights in Situations of Conflict. Minneapolis, 1997.

ENGLISH, Kathryn / STAPLETON, Adam:

The Human Rights Handbook. A Practical Guide to Monitoring Human Rights. Essex, 1995.

GALTUNG, Johan:

Human Rights in Another Key. Oxford, 1994.

HEINTZE, Hans Joachim:

Getting Human Rights Enforced. In: Policy Paper 10, Stiftung für Entwicklung und Frieden. Bonn, 1998.

INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS (ICRC):

International Humanitarian Law. Answers to your Questions. Geneva, 2002.

KENNY, Karen:

Human Rights Monitoring: How to Do it and Lessons Learned. In: REYCHLER, Luc / PAFFENHOLZ, Thania (eds): Peace-building. A Field Guide. Boulder 2001, p.199-215.

MELANDER, Göran / ALFREDSSON, Gudmundur / THORSTEN, Mette (eds):

The Raoul Wallenberg Compilation of Human Rights Instruments. The Hague, 1997.

UNITED NATIONS ORGANISATION (UNO):

Training Manual on Human Rights Monitoring. Relevance of International Standards. New York and Geneva 2001, p7 – 12, p 30 – 40.

http://www.unhchr.ch/pdf/train7_a.pdf and http://www.unhchr.ch/pdf/train7_b.pdf

DEMOCRATIZATION & CIVIL SOCIETY DEVELOPMENT

AFRICA PEACE FORUM (AFPO):

Enhancing the Role of Civil Society in Conflict Prevention. In: Focus. On the European Union and Peace-Building Efforts in the Horn of Africa. No 5 (2002).

BENDANA, Alejandro:

Constructing Alternatives. Managua, 2005.

ORGANISATION FOR SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE (OSCE):

Grassroots Democracy Projects. http://www.ilo.org/public/english/employment/gems/eeo/osce/program/osce.htm#1

ORGANISATION FOR SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE (OSCE): Accommodating Minorities through Democratic Governance. Warsaw, 2001.

SORENSEN, Georg:

Processes of Democratization. In: Democracy and Democratization. Processes and Prospects in a Changing World. Boulder 1998, p. 24 – 63.

SISK, Timothy:

Democracy at the Local Level. The International IDEA Handbook on Participation, Representation, Conflict Management, and Governance. Stockholm, 2001.

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (UNDP):

Responding to Citizen’s Needs: Local Governance and Social Services for All. Report of the United Nations Global Forum on Local Governance and Social Services for All. Stockholm, 2000.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

LEWIS, James. P.:

Overview of Project Management. In: The Project Managers Desk Reference.

New York 2000, p 3-23.

GENDER AND PEACEBUILDING

BOULDING, Elise:

Feminist Inventions in the Art of Peacemaking. A Century Overview. In: Peace and Change. Vol. 20, No. 4 (1995), p 408ff.

COUNCIL OF EUROPE (CoE):

Participation of Women in the Prevention and Resolution of Conflicts. Strasbourg, 2002.

http://www.humanrights.coe.int/equality/Eng/WordDocs/Peace%20seminar%20proceedings%20final.pdf

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  1. GORDON a spus:

    This is wonderful resource!!

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