The Aegis Trust is pleased to announce a third call for proposals by Rwandan researchers as part of its Research, Policy and Higher Education programme. The programme supports Rwandan researchers to develop policy-relevant academic papers and associated policy briefs on a range of topics related to genocide prevention and peace building. The research grants are … Continued
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Aegis Trust’s department for Research, Policy and Higher Education (RPHE) held a two-day capacity-building workshop to support Rwandan researchers to share their knowledge and experience with the world. Themed ‘Research Methodologies, Publication, Dissemination and Uptake’, the workshop was attended by researchers, academics, policy-makers and practitioners. It took place at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Peace School, … Continued
AFRIKA KOMMT is an initiative of German Industry for Future Leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa. German businesses, including several leading companies in their respective sectors offer young African managers an insight into their operations and management methods. GIZ plans, organises and evaluates the programme. During a 12-month stay in Germany, an 8-month internship in one of … Continued
Building peace in the South Caucasus through mutual respect for cultural heritage Bastien Varoutsikos, Harvard University Recent months have seen increasing deadly skirmishes between military forces along the Nagorno-Karabakh/Azerbaijan border in the South Caucasus. These tensions are rooted in the region’s 20-year-old armed conflict involving the states of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh, which has resulted … Continued
Seeds of Peace, a US-based organization with over two decades of experience in the Middle East, is expanding to include a wider spectrum of actors. DEAD SEA, JORDAN — This may not seem like a propitious time for peace in the Middle East. But Seeds of Peace, which has become one of the region’s most … Continued
PROCASUR, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and IPAR (Initiative Prospective Agricole et Rurales) have announced a Learning initiative on Securing Land and Water Rights in irrigation schemes, as part of the cross regional component on Land Tenure Security and Natural Resource Management of the “Strengthening capacities and tools for scaling-up and disseminating innovations” … Continued
Central African Republic takes a small step towards peace – but a leap is what’s needed Paul Jackson, University of Birmingham The signing of a major peace agreement by ten rebel groups in the Central African Republic is a welcome step towards peace after years of violent chaos. Things really began to get out of … Continued