Essays about: "armed groups"

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  1. 1. AU-led Peace Operations : The Case of the AMISOM KDF’s Local Peacebuilding Engagement in Southern Somalia, Jubbaland Region

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Philip Martinsson; Emil Thillberg; [2020]
    Keywords : AU-led Peace Operations; Peacekeeping; Counterinsurgency; Peacebuilding; System-thinking; AMISOM; KDF; Somalia; Jubbaland;

    Abstract : Contemporary peace operations are deployed to increasingly complex, high-risk environments where localised armed groups, often those that can influence the trajectory of the conflict are not at the table, at the same time militaries are mandated to facilitate social, economic and political transformative processes in recovered areas. By the opening of the twenty-first century, the distinction between peacebuilding and military interventions converged both in policy and practice and increasing pressure are placed on the troop contributing countries to adapt to the dynamics of ‘multidimensional peace operations’. READ MORE

  2. 2. AU-Led Peace Operations : The Case of the AMISOM KDF’s Local Peacebuilding Engagement in Southern Somalia, Jubbaland Region

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Thillberg Emil; Martinsson Philip; [2020]
    Keywords : AU-led Peace Operations; Peacekeeping; Counterinsurgency; Peacebuilding; System-thinking; AMISOM; KDF; Somalia; Jubbaland;

    Abstract : Contemporary peace operations are deployed to increasingly complex, high-risk environments where localised armed groups, often those that can influence the trajectory of the conflict are not at the table, at the same time militaries are mandated to facilitate social, economic and political transformative processes in recovered areas. By the opening of the twenty-first century, the distinction between peacebuilding and military interventions converged both in policy and practice and increasing pressure are placed on the troop-contributing countries to adapt to the dynamics of ‘multidimensional peace operations. READ MORE

  3. 3. The nuances between war and peace - An empirical study of the experiences of peace in Liberia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Sarah Hansson; [2019-09-17]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study is concerned with the way we understand and assess ongoing peace processes in contexts of previous intense armed conflict and violence. In particular, this study aims to create an understanding for how peace, in an ongoing peacebuilding process, is experienced by the grassroot population, and how this experience contrasts with international measures of peace. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Development is the new Peace”: A case study on Pastoral Social Pasto’s role as a local actor in the peacebuilding process in the Colombian region of Nariño

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Tanja Enseroth; [2019-06-14]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyze the role of Pastoral Social Pasto as a case of a local actor within the peacebuilding process in the Colombian region Nariño. Colombia suffered from an internal armed conflict that endured over five decades. READ MORE

  5. 5. Civilian Agency in Contexts of Organized Criminal Violence : The case of the bandas criminales in Colombia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Pauline Blöth; [2019]
    Keywords : organized crime; civilian agency; social organization; criminal groups; neo-paramilitary; Colombia; delincuencia organizada; crimen organizado; civiles; organización social; Colombia; Meta; bandas criminales; neoparamilitares;

    Abstract : While research increasingly recognizes the importance of civilian agency and strategies in influencing conflict dynamics and reducing civilian victimization in the context of armed conflict, research has until now not investigated whether civilians also have the capacity to limit organized criminal violence. This study thus aims to answer under which conditions civilians can protect themselves from and influence levels of organized criminal violence and draws on the literatures on civilian self-protection and autonomy strategies in the context of armed conflict, as well as on organized criminal governance and violence. READ MORE