28 July 2017, Jordon Street - as Saferworld's Policy Coordinator, he works on global peacebuilding issues with a focus on the UN and Sustainable Development Goal 16. As the dust settles after last week’ s UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) , it begs the question: is the process for reviewing progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on the right... Read More About Blog: BLOG Keeping the SDGs on track: did the 2017 UN High-Level Political Forum do its job? »
In 2015, the United Nations Member States set ambitious goals for the world with the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development , which offers a unique framework to come together around a renewed effort at preventing human suffering. The Agenda, which is universal, integrated and indivisible in nature, not only aims to end poverty and hunger, to ensure healthy lives and... Read More About Pathways for Peace Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict: Main Messages and Emerging Policy Directions »
The recent discovery of minerals in Uganda offers a significant opportunity for the country to realise it's 2040 economic vision. But investments in the sector also create and fuel tensions in the communities where mining takes place. Applying conflict-sensitive approaches in Uganda’s mining sector is about preventing the emergence, re-emergence or... Read More About Mining in Uganda: a conflict-sensitive analysis »
Alliance for Peacebuilding: 2017 Annual Conference Peace Now More Than Ever Dates: October 11 – 13, 2017 The politics of war and peace have shifted significantly in recent years. Violent conflicts from Central America to Syria have sent waves of refugees into host countries, leading to deep political divisions, humanitarian crises, and, in some... Read More About Peace Now More than Ever »
Introduction Conflict prevention has become a major focus on the international agenda. From the times of Kofi Annan's pledge to move ‘from a culture of reaction to a culture of prevention´ to the three priorities that current UN Secretary General António... Read More About Event on Pathways to Inclusive Conflict Prevention. From a Research and Practice Perspective »
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