In the 15 years since the UNSC adopted Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security and nearly 25 years since the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, significant progress has been made in improving the status of women globally through initiatives to mainstream gender in peace and security.
Unpacking the underlying causes for the volatility that exists within the political and economic network of the Great Lakes Region.
Outlining the numerous improvements to operational efforts mitigating ongoing conflict situations in central Africa.
The ubiquity of conflict, famine and violence in the Great Lakes Region has resulted in high numbers of refugee-related crises.
Analysing the Great Lakes Region’s post-colonial governments’ efforts to adhere to The Pact on Security, Stability and Development.
Comparative analysis of approaches to conflict management taken by the AU and the EU, using Burundi and Ukraine as examples.
How the UN handles the scourge of gender-based violence in conflict when its own peacekeepers are the perpetrators.
Shekhawat examines the demographic crases of various armed forces around the world to debunk widely-accepted gender stereotypes.
Investigating whether sanctions against South Sudan are helping to curb conflict, or merely worsening the suffering of its citizens.
A two minute introduction to ACCORD, its history and the scope of its impact in over twenty years of training, negotiation, mediation and third track diplomacy behind the scenes of African conflicts.