While Americans tend not to use the word “peace,” and instead opt for terms like “safety and security,” their desires and fears are not so different from what people in war-torn places express.
The UN has been working for 20 years to increase the number of female peacekeepers – but countries that give their troops to the UN are reluctant to put more women in active combat.
A sociologist shares what his research has taught him about migration.
The U.S. has promised to take in 100,000 Ukrainian refugees. But there is concern that this could further complicate efforts to welcome and resettle Afghan evacuees.
They do menial jobs but also trust in God as a coping strategy.
Based on the Cote d'Ivoire experience, the United Nations must reconsider its emphasis on coordinating reintegration and transitional justice irrespective of the post-war context.
Afghan women interviewed about current talks between the government and the Taliban say, ‘There is no going back.’ Taliban fundamentalist rule in the 1990s forced women into poverty and subservience.
Fifty years after the Biafran civil war in Nigeria, the efforts of secessionist diplomats have recently come to light through the decryption of telexes sent from Portugal to Biafra during the war.
Primates have evolved behavioural strategies that can minimise the risk and costs of conflict.
Small business grants are supposed to help Colombia’s disarmed FARC fighters start new lives as entrepreneurs. But interviews with 12 female ex-insurgents suggests the government plan may fail women.
A peace deal with the Taliban has been signed. But rebuilding Afghanistan after three decades of conflict will take much more than an accord, says a scholar of peacebuilding.
Whether it’s global conflicts or communities in trouble, the solutions to peace and prosperity aren’t only found by government. Sports, too, can bring about much-needed change.
Building a lasting peace in Afghanistan will take much more than an accord with the Taliban. In post-conflict nations, economic development and job creation are critical to national security.
Dissidents in Colombia’s FARC guerrillas are threatening to renew armed struggle three years after signing a landmark peace deal. Here, experts explain the history of Colombia’s fragile peace process.
The skills that former child soldiers gain in wartime can be useful as they reintegrate into society.
Why a broad amnesty for Northern Ireland’s Troubles remains unlikely.
Human conflict can bring isolation to environments, which helps the local ecology thrive. After the war has ended, the return of nature is a poignant memorial and symbol of peace.
Post-conflict processes are often slowed down or even halted by fear. Can Colombia buck the trend?
Some of the crucial mechanisms meant to deliver peace in Colombia have yet to be set up.
It seems the culprits in a “cash-for-kills” scheme that claimed thousands of lives might find a way to wriggle out of the peace process.