Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Informal and Traditional Justice

Author / Copyright Holder: USAID, The Mitchell Group, Inc. (TMG)
This evaluation assessed the Carter Center's (TCC) project in Liberia, Access to Justice (ATJ) and Access to Information (ATI), which operated from 2010 to mid-2013. Liberia is a country still in many ways recovering from conflict, and one of the few constants is the customary justice sector....
Author / Copyright Holder: USAID, Sayara Research
Conflict and political upheaval over recent decades resulted in a weak formal system of state-provided justice in Afghanistan. In this context, traditional dispute resolution (TDR) actors including local village elders, family elders and religious leaders, act as important providers of justice for local communities....
Author / Copyright Holder: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO)
The 2012 Belize engagement of the U.S. Dept. of State Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) was a small innovative program to reduce gang activity and violence in Southside Belize City by developing mediation and community dialogue capacity....
Author / Copyright Holder: Journal of Peacebuilding and Development
JOURNAL OF PEACEBUILDING & DEVELOPMENT Volume 8, No. 2 (2013) EVALUATION IN VIOLENTLY DIVIDED SOCIETIES (VDS): POLITICS, ETHICS AND METHODS Those who work in support of peacebuilding and development initiatives are acutely aware that conflict-affected environments are volatile, unpredictable and fast-changing....
Author / Copyright Holder: USAID
The purpose of the Rwanda Land Dispute Management Project (LDMP) is to support and strengthen local resolution of land disputes. This effort is particularly appropriate now because the Government of Rwanda (GoR) is piloting a process for formalizing land rights, with the goal of eventually formalizing land rights nationwide....
Author / Copyright Holder: Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps implemented the two-year, $2. 5 million, Governance Promotion through Conflict Management in Iraq (GPCMI) program from January 2009 through the end of December 2010. Funded by a generous grant from the Bureau for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor at the United States Department of State, the goal of the program was to help influential Iraqi leaders from all 18 governorates gain the tools, skills, and support they needed to address a wide range of tensions and conflicts that – if left unaddressed – could have escalated to wider violence and threatened to derail Iraq’s fragile transition to peace and democracy. To support this goal, the program: 1) provided Iraqi leaders at the local and provincial level with conflict management and negotiation tools and skills; 2) worked with these leaders to use their new skills to resolve concrete disputes in their communities; and 3) created a nation-wide network of Iraqi conflict management and negotiation practitioners who would continue this work into the future. ...