Policy planks for stable peace

Understanding the dynamics that strengthen or strain a social system is key to forging stable peace, writes Jurgen Brauer.

Social Innovation and Peace: The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Agenda

The synergy between self-identifying peacebuilders and social innovators is of statistical value, writes economists Topher McDougal and Jelena Starcevic.

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Subterranean Atrocities

The nature of intentional attacks against civilians in the world is mutating. Specifically, mass atrocity is transitioning from ‘state-centric and rebel-involved perpetration toward a murkier world of subterranean atrocity.

Do Jobs Really Aid Peace?

The logic follows that more employment reduces conflict risk, which in turn fosters the economic environment for investment and more jobs, which further increases stability that leads to more jobs and so on. However, the potential to realise this virtuous cycle is a lot more complicated.

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