Conflict Trends 2009/2

ACCORD Conflict Trends 2009/2

"The South African experience illustrates that robust and independent democratic institutions – combined with impartial policing, and strong political will and leadership directed at preventing violence – can lead to free and fair elections that genuinely reflect the will of the people. This is a good example for other countries to aspire to and emulate.

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Editorial

Editorial
by Vasu Gounden

The Palestine-Israel Conflict: Lessons from South Africa’s Democratic Transition
by Jairam Reddy

Evaluating Women’s Participation in Transitional Justice and Governance: A Community Dialogue Process in Liberia
by Anu Pillay and Lizzie Goodfriend

An Evaluation of the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation’s Ex-Combatant Policy Dialogue Project
by Cyril Adonis

Peacemaking in the ECOWAS Region: Challenges and Prospects
by Babatunde Tolu Afolabi

Women Building Peace: Somali Women in Puntland and Somaliland
by Shukria Dini

Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Political and Profit Interests
by Emmanuel Kisiangani

The Politicisation of the Mirigu-Kandiga Conflict in Ghana’s 2008 Elections: Questioning the Electoral Peace Paradigm
by Jasper Ayelazuno

Post-Conflict Justice in Rwanda: A Comparative Analysis of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and Gacaca Courts
by Jimam Timchang Lar