Seminars, discussions and more from PeaceRep consortium members.

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Review - How to End Wars: Lawyering Peace in a Changing World


A new book prompts the question: How will law and politics continue to work together in the context of new conflict dynamics?

Can political finance explain the different development stories in Ethiopia and Sudan?


Differences in political finance have impacted on political settlements and, ultimately, on developmental trajectories.

Advancing Children’s Rights in Peace Processes: What Role for CommCRC?


Engagement by the Committee on the Rights of the Child can contribute to protecting children's rights globally.

Constitutional Approaches to Decentralisation: WCMD IV, October 2022


The fourth annual Women Constitution-Makers’ Dialogue focused on constitutional approaches to decentralisation.

Transitioning from Taxation without Representation in South Sudan


Overlapping legacies of a revenue system describe South Sudan’s present, but need not be the template for the country’s future.

Changing characteristics of peace processes: New findings from the PA-X Database


Dr Sanja Badanjak outlines new trends in peace agreements emerging from PA-X data, following the latest update to the database.

Informing Peacebuilding Policy with PeaceRep Research: September 2022


Research Fellow Juline Beaujouan shared findings from Iraq and Syria with academics, policymakers, and civil society actors.

PeaceRep analysis cited in UN Secretary-General’s report on women, peace and security


The UN's 2022 report draws on PeaceRep research to illustrate trends in women’s participation and inclusion in peace processes.

Fragmentation of Iraq’s ‘Protest Parties’ amid the Muhasasa System’s Resilience


The rapid fragmentation of Iraq's "protest parties" attests to the dominance of the Muhasasa system.

Is a Peace Deal Possible With Putin?


Responses to this question from panelists and participants at a recent private seminar have informed a new policy briefing.

Kenya’s Election Challenge: Addressing electoral grievances


A constitutional and legal path to addressing grievances with Kenya's presidential election could strengthen democracy.


Why we need gender-specific provisions on enforced disappearances in Africa


Including gendered perspectives in peace processes can further women’s empowerment and gender justice.