What We’re Reading: Integrated Peacebuilding

Posted by on May 17, 2013

Peacebuilding is a complex process. It involves a diverse set of actors utilizing creative tools, engaging multiple communities, and striving to understand the nuances of conflict. Collaboration amongst actors from different sectors—development, humanitarian aid, diplomacy, business, media—leads to sustainable outcomes. Integrated Peacebuilding: Innovative Approaches to Transforming Conflict addresses the importance of a holistic method for […]

New Tool Kit for Civil Society Women to Transform Security Sector Reform

Posted by on February 27, 2013

Despite international laws and policies mandating women’s participation in security sector reform (SSR), women’s perspectives are often discounted or overlooked. Women in civil society can also find themselves outside of discussions about security and unsure how to engage in them. To address this gap, The Institute for Inclusive Security and The Geneva Centre for the […]

New Research, Case Studies Show Gender Impacts Hard Security Policy

Posted by on June 12, 2012

Summary New research we published in April shows empirical evidence that security forces are more likely to accomplish their mission when they take into account the differing needs and perspectives of men and women. Why Did We Do This Research? Based on a growing collection of evidence and policy, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) […]