Essays about: "civil society and peacebuilding"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words civil society and peacebuilding.

  1. 1. Dismantling a ticking time bomb: Horizontal Inequalities in Peacebuilding

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hanna Svenhag; [2020-01-07]
    Keywords : Horizonal inequalities; Civil Society; Peacebuilding; Uganda; Acholiland;

    Abstract : Understanding processes of peacebuilding, how peace is created and maintained, has inspired and intrigued an entire field of academics and practitioners. This thesis is an attempt to understand the role of horizontal inequalities (HIs) in the peacebuilding process of Uganda from the perspective of civil society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards Female Representation in Peace Negotiations: Comparing the cases of Liberia, Nepal, and Colombia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Olivia Nilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : female representation; feminism; Colombia; Nepal; Liberia; comparative study; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Women’s representation and participation in the forming of peace agreements are argued to have a positive impact on peace. This paper contributes to a deeper understanding of the necessary preconditions for securing women’s representation at the negotiation table. READ MORE

  3. 3. Local NGOs’ Contribution to Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention in the Southern Region of Ukraine

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Oksana Tarapatova; [2019]
    Keywords : Ukraine; peacebuilding; conflict prevention; civil society; NGOs;

    Abstract : Since the end of the Cold War peacebuilding and conflict prevention became an important part of the international agenda in the processes of achieving peace. Nowadays there is an acknowledgment that civil society is an important actor that shares responsibility with the state, international actors, and contributes to rebuilding of states and societies after violent conflicts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Peacebuilding In Myanmar: A Case Study of State Influence on Civil Society in Karen State

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Mara van der Kamp; [2019]
    Keywords : Civil Society; State Influence; Peacebuilding; Democratization; Myanmar; NGOs;

    Abstract : Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has been going through a democratization process since 2011, despite different stages of conflict in several regions. In Karen State the main ethnic armed group, has signed the National Ceasefire Agreement in 2015. With the democratization process came a lot of changes for civil society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Civil society and peace - a holy relationship? : A case study on the role of faith-based organizations in peacebuilding and their promotion of human rights in Colombia.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Victoria Christensson; [2019]
    Keywords : Colombia; civil society; faith-based organizations; Human rights; Peacebuilding;

    Abstract : This master thesis deals with civil society peacebuilding and human rights, aiming to explore the relationship between these perspectives. In more detail, the peacebuilding functions of the Colombian faith-based network of DiPaz are examined in a context where the Government of Colombia and the FARC guerilla have signed a peace agreement and officially entered a postconflict phase, and to realize the examination the comprehensive framework of Thania Paffenholz and Christoph Spurk (2010) is used. READ MORE