Across the Lines of Conflict: Facilitating Cooperation to by Michael Lund,Steve McDonald

By Michael Lund,Steve McDonald

Through a comparative research of six case stories, this quantity illustrates key conflict-resolution recommendations for peacebuilding. open air events facilitate cooperation by way of enticing neighborhood leaders in in depth, interactive workshops. those opposing leaders stay in small, ethnically divided nations, together with Burundi, Cyprus, Estonia, Guyana, Sri Lanka, and Tajikistan, that experience skilled communal conflicts lately. In Estonia and Guyana, peacebuilding projects sought to thrust back violence. In Burundi and Sri Lanka, projects interested in finishing ongoing hostilities, and in Cyprus and Tajikistan, those efforts introduced peace to the rustic after its violence had ended.

The members stick with a scientific evaluate framework, together with a standard set of questions for interviewing individuals to organize similar effects from a collection of numerous circumstances. Their findings weigh the successes and screw ups of this actual method of clash answer and draw conclusions in regards to the stipulations below which such interactive techniques paintings, in addition to determine the viewers and the methodologies used.

This paintings beneficial properties study carried out along side the operating team on combating and Rebuilding Failed States, convened by means of the Wilson Center’s venture on management and development kingdom Capacity.

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