Resources

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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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Featured | November 1, 2017

Call for Proposals: African Peacebuilding Network-Social Science Research Council 2018 Research Grants

Launched in 2012, the African Peacebuilding Network (APN) supports independent African research on conflict-affected countries and regions on the African continent, as well as the integration of evidence-based knowledge into scholarly discourses, and the practices of regional and global policy communities. In order to advance African debates on peacebuilding and promote African perspectives, the APN […]

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Interviews | October 24, 2017

Religious Conflict in Ethiopia: An Interview with APN grantee Meron Zeleke Eresso

This is a cross-post from AcademiaNet, a database of profiles of excellent female researchers from all disciplines. In 2016, Dr. Meron Zeleke Eresso was an African Peacebuilding Network Individual Research Grant recipient.  Throughout history and down to the present day, religion has been used as a pretext for conflict and violence. Indeed, too often religion and conflict […]

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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 […]

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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.
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