Events

Seminars, discussions and more from PeaceRep consortium members.

Conflict, Peace & Covid-19

Examining the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on peace and conflict

As a Covid Collective partner, PeaceRep is examining how Covid-19, and responses to it, are affecting peace and transition processes in some of the world’s most protracted conflicts. Browse all of our Covid-19 outputs below.

All Covid Outputs

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Daza-Clark, A. M. (2022). Resolving Water Conflicts: Dispute Settlement Mechanisms Applicable to International Water Resources. (PeaceRep Report: Climate & Natural Resources). PeaceRep: The Peace and Conflict Resolution Evidence Platform, University of Edinburgh

Resolving Water Conflicts: Dispute Settlement Mechanisms Applicable to International...

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In 2020, Ethiopia started filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Nile river, which comprises a major Ethiopian development project viewed of national and sovereign significance. The...

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Buchanan, C., Clayton, G. and Ramsbotham, A. (2021). Ceasefire monitoring: developments and complexities. Accord Spotlight. UK: Conciliation Resources and Political Settlements Research Programme.

Ceasefire Monitoring: Developments and Complexities

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Ceasefire monitoring can make a crucial contribution to transitions from war to peace. Yet significant variation in the characteristics of ceasefires and monitoring approaches limit attempts at comprehensive analysis...

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den Boer, H. & Nash, K. (2021). Regional Responses to COVID-19: The Role of Intergovernmental Organisations in Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East (PSRP Research Report: Covid-19 Series). Edinburgh: Global Justice Academy, University of Edinburgh.

Regional Responses to COVID-19: The Role of Intergovernmental Organisations in Latin...

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This report addresses several interlinking questions on the response by IGOs in Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East. First, how has COVID-19 impacted these regions, and what are...

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Sutton, R. (Ed.) (2021). ‘Like Birds in Cages’: Community Definitions and Concepts of Rights, Justice, and Citizenship in Rohingya Camps (PSRP Research Report: Covid-19 Series). Edinburgh: Global Justice Academy, University of Edinburgh

‘Like Birds in Cages’: Community Definitions and Concepts of Rights, Justice, and...

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A participatory action research project was undertaken from November 2020 to February 2021 in which three Rohingya researchers asked 33 of their fellow Rohingya refugees living in Cox’s Bazar,...

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Beaujouan, J., El hafi, A. & Ghreiz, E. (2021). Covid-19: Tool of Conflict or Opportunity for Local Peace in Northwest Syria? (Policy brief). Edinburgh: Global Justice Academy, University of Edinburgh.

Covid-19: Tool of Conflict or Opportunity for Local Peace in Northwest Syria? (Policy...

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Evidence shows that local communities played a central role in mitigating the impact of Covid-19, helping to bridge the governance gap in northwest Syria. As Covid-19 was spreading across...

Call for Submissions: Local Voices at a Crossroads Article Series

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“Local Voices at a Crossroads” is an article series in which local actors of everyday peace share their insights into the fragilities and resilience of their societies in the...

Ceasefires tracker featured at GeoConvergence Workshop

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The Ceasefires in a Time of Covid-19 Tracker was featured as a Lightning Talk Video at the event, as part of a collection of videos highlighting current research endeavors...

Pens Against Guns: The uncertain future of Syrian journalism

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“Local Voices at a Crossroads” is an article series in which local actors of everyday peace share their insights into the fragilities and resilience of their societies in the...

Syrian Youth and the Violence of Exclusion: Challenges and opportunities of higher...

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“Local Voices at a Crossroads” is an article series in which local actors of everyday peace share their insights into the fragilities and resilience of their societies in the...

Taiz and the Health-Peace Nexus Governing Covid-19 in the City

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Robert Wilson asks how conflict dynamics have impacted the response to the Covid-19 pandemic in Taiz, Yemen.

MobilitySafe: navigating cities in times of pandemic and conflict

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A PSRP researcher has been awarded a new grant under the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account scheme to develop a map-based tool to help individuals navigate cities in times of...

Young artists illustrate life in Syrian opposition-held areas

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A group of young Syrian artists have collaborated to illustrate life in opposition-held areas during the Covid-19 pandemic. The artists produced two exhibitions – combining art, music, and activities...