EPA-EFE/ Fredrik Persson
Kofi Annan's tenure began after the reintroduction of two important international security lexicons -- peacebuilding and human security.
Ivan Duque, a peace process sceptic.
EPA/Mauricio Duenas Castaneda
Post-conflict processes are often slowed down or even halted by fear. Can Colombia buck the trend?
The foreign secretary will host a summit in London this summer on helping Balkan states join the EU.
An American soldier on a training exercise with a soldier from the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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The revelation that a Bosnian company had broken the arms embargo on Iraq unified three armies which had been fighting each other a decade before.
Ex-Bosnian Serb wartime general Ratko Mladic appears in court in The Hague.
Former commander of the Bosnian Serb army Ratko Mladic has been found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Survivors of the atrocities have today welcomed the long-awaited news.
Former general Mladić during proceedings in January.
Forensic science of the dead helps to convict the living responsible.
A FARC member waves a white peace flag to commemorate the completion of their disarmament.
AP Photo/Fernando Vergara
Ending violence is only a first step. Research from Colombian universities sheds light on the role of education in peace-building.
Graves at the memorial center Potocari, near Srebrenica.
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How long does it take to make peace? Decades after the end of the Bosnian war, just one in six residents felt that country had reached reconciliation.
A spate of low-level terrorist incidents has the authorities arguing, instead of tackling the problem.
Karadžić in court.
EPA/Robin Van Lonkhuijsen
Former Bosnian Serb leader guilty of one count of genocide and numerous war crimes after 18 months of deliberation.
A four year trial and several years of deliberation later, and an international tribunal is to decide on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity.
Ed S. Johovac
Louis Monroy Santander has been looking at how locals in the town of Sanski Most are moving on after a brutal conflict.
Chief American prosecutor Robert H. Jackson addresses the Nuremberg court.
Set up between the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings, the Nuremburg Trials founded an entire legal system the world now takes for granted.
People attend the remembrance of the victims of the Srebrenica massacre on the Plein, in The Hague last week.
EPA/ Martijn Beekman
Genocide has occurred throughout history, from the very beginnings of the social organisation of human communities until the present. But working out what do about it is no easy task.
The memorial in Srebrenica.
In the run up to the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, nationalists are fuelling divisions.
A woman cries beside a truck carrying 136 coffins of newly identified victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. They will be buried at the massacre memorial on July 11.
Twenty years after the mass killings of 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995 during the Balkan War, Europeans still grapple with the legacy of genocide.
Thousands of men and boys were massacred in Srebrenica.
In 1995 the Bosnian Serb army killed more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims in what was known as the Srebrenica massacre. And after nearly 20 years and a ten-year legal battle, the International Criminal Tribunal…
A corrupt, inefficient system? Better call FIFA.
Bosnia and Herzegovina recently held its seventh general election since the end of the 1992-1995 war – a conflict that left more than 100,000 dead. On the face of it, the obvious victors of these elections…
The 2014 HWC Chilean men’s team loft the trophy after defeating Bosnia and Herzegovina in the final.
Homeless World Cup
Chile won both the men’s and women’s Homeless World Cups (HWC) last Sunday, with the men defeating Bosnia and Herzegovina by more than five goals and the women defeating Mexico by a solitary goal in a…
Catastrophic floods in Bosnia could have the unexpected political benefit of bringing people together across ethnic lines.
The heaviest rainfalls ever recorded in the Balkans have led to catastrophic flooding in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Swelled by weeks of rain, the devastating floodwaters swamped more than 60% of the country…