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  • President of CESRAN International to Receive Top Peace Award in Washington

    The President of CESRAN International, Professor Alp Ozerdem is to be honoured with one of Nigeria’s foremost peace awards at a ceremony in Washington. Alpaslan Özerdem will receive the International Peace Medal of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) in recognition of his lifetime achievements and outstanding leadership in the field of peacebuilding. Professor Özerdem has

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  • Book Review: Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding

    Roger Mac Ginty (Ed) Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2013, ISBN 978 0 415 69019 5, 394 p. Policies, practices and debates about peacebuilding and how to approach the complexities of building peace have entered the mainstream of the debates on global security. A number of trends have contributed to this, including the

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  • Book Review: The Identity Politics of Peacebuilding – Civil Society In War-Torn Sri Lanka

    Camila Orjuela The Identity Politics of Peacebuilding – Civil Society In War-Torn Sri Lanka  London: SAGE Publications, 2008, ISBN 978-0761936589, 292 p. The common understanding of civil society engaged in peace efforts is that it is homogenous in its views, is peaceful, independent, and influences positive changes in behaviour. But as history has shown, civil

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  • Book Review: Corruption and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Since the end of the Cold War in the late 20th century, the number of interstate wars has decreased dramatically, while internal conflicts have claimed the main stage. It might be the consequence of secessionist movements in many post-colonial states or the domestic frictions that were largely restrained for the sake of national security during

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