On 24 October 1945, the United Nations (UN) Charter was ratified by 51 members committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights. Seventy-five years later, significant progress has been registered in the world – and this can be attributed to, among […]

Challenges of Peacebuilding in Africa

African Union Heads of State Summit

Examining the objective conditions that gave rise to current iterations of violence and assessing whether the policy measures and strategies adopted at the international, regional and national levels bring the continent closer to sustainable peace.

The Land Question in South Africa

Land dispossession in South Africa

Considering the land challenge question and its many dimensions in South Africa, it is important to adopt a holistic approach that locates the land question within the broader framework of sustainable development.

The Role of Libraries in Post-conflict Societies


The implementation of the Library of Peace project was a model of successful cooperation between UNAMID, the Government of Sudan (State Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth), UNICEF, civil society and the public library personnel.