Despite growing political tensions, Pakistan had remained Afghanistan’s largest trading partner until 2015. However, from 2016 onwards, Iran has taken over as the country’s key trading partner. Understanding, and addressing, challenges to trade between Afghanistan and Pakistan will help both governments to revive economic ties.
Correspondent: Gilberto Algar-Faria Date: 31 May 2018 Article PeaceCapacity has now officially closed, having published its final project deliverable: a summary policy briefing. The project was designed to support the meaningful integration of civil society actors in Kosovo and the Horn of Africa (particularly marginalised groups, e.g. women/girls) into peace processes. It did so through the facilitation of … Continue reading PeaceCapacity closes
Gender issues are central to the changes that are currently taking place in EU foreign policy and peacebuilding, including many developments that are not explicitly billed as feminist, such as bottom-up, inclusive approaches rather than engaging with elites exerting control.
The workshop on the EU and local capacity building took place on 14 May 2018 in Bristol, UK. The event was attended by participants from the academic community, civil society, international organisations and representatives from the private sector.
We are pleased to announce that the final EU-CIVCAP Peacebuilding Forum will take place at CEPS, Brussels, on 22 May 2018. It will be entitled “The EU’s foreign policy and commitment to gender, peace and security”. This post contains the draft agenda.
How to re-introduce a degree of objectivity in thinking in countries debilitated by conflict is a task like any other in capacity building efforts. Arguably, if this is done successfully then the whole process can in simple terms take less time, and the problem of the lack of stamina amongst capacity builders is less of an issue.