News

July 2014

July 8th 2014
The Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum has published the second in its series of CPPF Working Papers on Women in Politics: "Women in Politics and Policy in Latin America and the Caribbean," by Mala Htun and Jennifer Piscopo [PDF available] →

June 2014

June 23rd 2014
The Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum’s China-Africa Knowledge Project is profiled in a China Daily piece: “A Lot of Thinking Put into the Tank” →
June 19th 2014
Renata Segura, associate director of the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum, writes for the Global Observatory: “In Spite of Himself, Santos Wins in Colombia, but End to War Not a Done Deal” →

May 2014

May 20th 2014
The Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum has released the first in a series of CPPF Working Papers on Women in Politics, edited by associate director Renata Segura: "Women's Political Participation in Sub-Saharan Africa," by Aili Mari Tripp [PDF available] →
May 8th 2014
Bill O’Neill, director of the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum, led sessions at a human rights workshop for young journalists and editors from media institutions in the Middle East and North Africa region cohosted by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the Al Jazeera Media Training and Development Center at Al Jazeera headquarters in Doha →
May 5th 2014
Renata Segura, associate director of the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum, coauthored a chapter in Political Institutions of Latin American Democracies, just out from Huygens Editorial: "Constitution-Making Processes and Democracy: Clues for Understanding the New Latin American Constitutionalism" [in Spanish] →
May 5th 2014
In the latest African Futures digest analyzing debate on the possibilities of political change in Africa, Hilary Matfess considers "Rwanda's Twenty-Year Transformation" →

April 2014

April 24th 2014
CPPF deputy director Tatiana Carayannis and program associate Aaron Pangburn led a series of Justice and Security Research Program interviews on public authority held in the Democratic Republic of the Congo →
April 2nd 2014
A new paper by the DRC Affinity Group examines one of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo’s oldest armed groups, the FDLR, and how to dismantle it: “FDLR: Past, Present, and Policies” →

March 2014

March 27th 2014
Announcing the China-Africa Knowledge Project Resource Hub, a one-stop digital shop for researchers and practitioners working on the China-Africa relationship →
March 25th 2014
In a two-part essay for African Futures, Gilles Olakounlé Yabi examines a critical moment for political and economic stability: “Anxieties of West African Democracy: Six Presidential Elections in 2014–2015” [also available in the original French] →

February 2014

February 19th 2014
New from the Justice and Security Research Program: JSRP Paper No. 11, coauthored by Tatiana Carayannis, deputy director of the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum, and former program associate Nathaniel Olin: "Practice without Evidence: Interrogating Conflict Resolution Approaches and Assumptions" →

December 2013

December 18th 2013
CPPF deputy director Tatiana Carayannis spoke about responses to governance and security challenges in the Democratic Republic of the Congo at a conference hosted by the Royal Institute for International Relations in Brussels →
December 18th 2013
CPPF associate director Renata Segura has coauthored a journal article for Colombia Internacional: "Constitutional Assemblies and Democracy: A Critical Reading of the Andean Region’s New Constitutionalism" [in Spanish] →
December 10th 2013
Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum associate director Renata Segura and program associate Sabrina Stein coauthored "The Global Drug Policy Debate: Experiences from the Americas and Europe,” the latest in the West Africa Commission on Drugs Background Paper Series →
December 6th 2013
The China-Africa Knowledge Project hosted a conference with Yale University on "Making Sense of the China-Africa Relationship: Theoretical Approaches and the Politics of Knowledge," with a keynote lecture by sociologist Immanuel Wallerstein on "China, Africa, and the World-System since 1945" [video of lecture provided] →

October 2013

October 11th 2013
Former program director Alex de Waal writes for African Futures: "Making Sense of the Protests in Khartoum" →

August 2013

August 12th 2013
Read the latest essay at African Futures: "Popular Mobilization and the New Politics of Resource Sovereignty in Tanzania," by Priya Lal →
August 1st 2013
The Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum held an informational meeting at the SSRC’s Brooklyn office for fellows from the African Leadership Centre, King's College London →

May 2013

May 28th 2013
New at African Futures: Alex Thurston addresses impediments to conflict resolution in Nigeria in "Amnesty for Boko Haram: Lessons from the Past" →