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Resources is a digital collection of research-based professional, political, and contemporary news materials and information on peacebuilding in Africa. It is designed to be a one-stop, free online source of knowledge on conflict, peace, security, and development in Africa for individuals, organizations, and policymakers across the world.

It is hoped that this page—and the resources therein—will serve as a base for networking across disciplinary boundaries, and an opportunity to sustain research and practice by senior scholars and experts, while simultaneously providing younger colleagues with accessible and relevant information that can lead to the production of high-quality research proposals and evidence-based knowledge in line with the goals of the African Peacebuilding Network.

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UN Peacebuilding Reports | October 4, 2017

Book Review, UN Peacekeeping in Africa

2015 and 2016 saw a bumper crop of UN peace architecture reform proposals. These included three blockbuster reviews of UN peace operations and architecture: the High Level Independent Panel on UN Peace Operations (HIPPO), the Advisory Group of Experts on Peacebuilding (AGE), and the UN Global Study on Women, Peace and Security.1 Also released were […]

UN Peacekeeping in Africa Book Review
APN Grants and Fellowships | July 21, 2017

Introducing the APN’s 2017 Grant Recipients

The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of its Individual Research Grants and Book Manuscript Completion Grants. The 2017 Individual Research Grant cohort features sixteen individuals from twelve countries, including the APN’s first Individual Research Grant recipients from Egypt, Morocco, and Rwanda. Their […]

Group photo of the 2017 APN IRG Recipients in Accra, Ghana.
Resources | June 9, 2017

News from the African Peacebuilding Network

We’ve officially launched “News from the African Peacebuilding Network,” the newsletter of the African Peacebuilding Network (APN) program of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC).  Read all about our recent events, see a photo captured by one of our grantees while conducting fieldwork in Sudan, and check out some of our recent publications. The newsletter also features interviews with […]

A woman working at a brick kiln while carrying her child at an IDP Camp near El-Fashier, Sudan