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Author / Copyright Holder: CARE UK, CDA Inc., & SFCG for the U.K. Department for International Development,
This series of Guidance Products was developed under the Results Initiative in Conflict, Crime, and Violence Programming within Department for International Development (DFID).  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: United Network of Young Peacebuilders
The research report provides a strong basis for a better understanding of current Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning  (MEL) processes and practices in youth peace organisations in Europe and what needs to be done to improve them....
Author / Copyright Holder: Emile G. Bruneau and Rebecca Saxe, Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
In this paper, we will highlight some of the best‐categorized psychological biases that may help drive inter‐group hostility and prevent the resolution of intractable conflicts, how biases can potentially be reduced with positive interventions, and finally how promising new technology (e.g....
Author / Copyright Holder: Ned Lazarus
An observer of the state of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, reading most media accounts from the outside – and unfortunately most from the inside, as well -- could not be faulted for deciding it is hopeless....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
This document is a report on the research findings from the first Burundi quarterly Conflict Scan conducted for the Impore Iwacu SFCG – UNICEF project. Building on the approach used by SFCG programming around the world, the Conflict Scan used a fast and lightweight methodology with the aim of improving Conflict Sensitivity and Do No Harm principles for Search for Common Ground (SFCG), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and partner program interventions in Burundi....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
Ce document est un résumé du rapport sur les résultats de la recherche du premier scan de conflit trimestriel au Burundi, mené dans le cadre du projet Impore Iwacu de Search for Common Ground (SFCG) avec le partenariat du Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF)....
Author / Copyright Holder: Jenny Aulin & Goele Scheers, GPPAC
The Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) is faced with two major challenges in their monitoring and evaluation: Firstly they have to deal with the complex causal mechanisms involved in conflict prevention work and secondly they have to navigate the dynamic nature of networks through which they intervene....
Author / Copyright Holder: Saferworld
This briefing paper presents options for goals, targets and indicators that could help address conflict and violence as part of the post-2015 development framework. It builds on a series of three Saferworld Issue Papers entitled ‘Addressing conflict and violence from 2015’....
Author / Copyright Holder: Saferworld
Debates on the post-2015 development framework are now turning to monitoring and measurement. The United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) is expected to lead on the process for creating an indicator  framework, while member states, UN agencies, civil society and academia will play key roles in shaping its final design. More discussion is required to generate a common approach to overall principles, methods of measurement and data sources for the issues related to peace, governance and justice that have now been agreed for inclusion in Goal 16....
Author / Copyright Holder: Institute for Inclusive Security
This guide is a resource for policymakers and civil society leaders as they seek to develop, implement, and track progress of national strategies aimed at advancing women’s inclusion.   It explains how to use monitoring and evaluation as a vital tool to make United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 a reality....
Author / Copyright Holder: Civil Society Platform for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding
While the development of indicators within New Deal focused on a specific group of countries represented by the G7+, and the Post-2015 framework discussions address universal targets in all countries, there are nonetheless critical lessons that can be drawn from the former for the latter.  These lessons are captured in the following key messages that have been developed by the Civil Society Platform on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (CSPSS).  This civil society coordinates and supports civil society engagement in the New Deal process.  Its G7+, Northern, and wider Southern civil society members have participated as one of three primary New Deal stakeholder groups throughout the process.     ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Institute for Economics & Peace
This short paper identifies existing indicators that can be applied to measuring progress in  targets for goal 16 for the SDG/post-2015 development agenda. It uses existing sources of  information from previous expert meetings and consultations which identified mostly current  available data sources....
Author / Copyright Holder: USAID Supporting Access to Justice, Fostering Equity and Peace (SAFE) Program
Conflict Scans are designed to build upon deeper analysis of the broad ongoing trends, formulated through a thorough Conflict Assessment. Conflict Assessments before starting our programs in a specific area, Conflict Scans help us stay on track and adapt our strategy; they ensure that implementers and partners continue to do no harm and reduce tensions while responding to the root causes of conflict. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Tilman Brück and Neil T. N. Ferguson
  In 1998, the Good Friday Agreement concluded a period of violence in Northern Ireland yet the scars of the conflict remained prevalent in the political landscape. Rival communities remained divided, economic performance was poor and intercommunity tensions frequently manifested....
Author / Copyright Holder: Jyotsna Puri, Anastasia Aladysheva, Vegard Iversen, Yashodhan Ghorpade and Tilman Brück
  Despite the widespread occurrence of humanitarian emergencies such as epidemics, earthquakes, droughts, floods and violent conflict and despite the significant financial resources devoted to humanitarian assistance, systematic learning from such interventions using rigorous theory-based impact evaluations are very rare....
Author / Copyright Holder: Craig Valters, Asia Foundation
This paper provides a much needed analysis of how Theories of Change are used in the day-to-day practice of an international development organization.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Juliana Schroeder and Jane L. Risen, Group Processes Intergroup Relations
One of the largest Middle East coexistence programs, Seeds of Peace, annually brings together Israeli and Palestinian teenagers for a three-week camp in the United States. For three years, the authors longitudinally tracked how this intervention affected Israelis' and Palestinians' relationships with, and attitudes towards, each other.    ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Network Impact and Center for Evaluation Innovation
In response to the growing interest of grantmakers and network builders, this paper examines the current state of the field of network evaluation.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Emilie Combaz
Child protection is defined as ‘measures and structures to prevent and respond to abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence affecting children. [...] The goal of child protection is to promote, protect and fulfil children’s rights to protection from abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence as expressed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child [...] and other human rights, humanitarian and refugee treaties and conventions, as well as national laws’ (Save the Children, n....
Author / Copyright Holder: Small Arms Survey
This document highlights how raw data and statistics can be transformed into information, and helps understand trends, patterns and dynamics of conflict, crime and violence around the globe.  ...

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