Share your story: submit a blog!

Welcome to our blog site! CSPPS welcomes blog contributions, in either French or English, on any issue relevant to peacebuilding and statebuilding. Blog articles could include, but should not be limited to, operationalization of New Deal and SDGs in Fragile and Conflict Affected States; efforts to ensure inclusive participatory processes; Peacebuilding and Statebuilding; Conflict prevention; Early warning mechanism; Inclusivity; Youth and gender in Peace-statebuilding; Electoral processes; New Deal and SDG linkages and the role of civil society therein. Blog articles should not be more than 1000 words (more instructions available in attached template (English and French).  All full blog submissions should be emailed for review at info@cspps.org. We also welcome your comments on individual blog posts. You can view the latest posts below.

Persistent Challenges in Implementing United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325: CSPPS Representatives Reflections on the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

By: Ude Faty , Voz di Paz, Focal Point of the CSPPS in Guinea Bissau; Irene Esambo , Executive Secretary of the Center for Justice Studies and UNSCR 1325 and Member of the CSPPS Country Team in the Democratic Republic of Congo; Pascasie Barampama , President of the Women and Peace...

SDGs Bound to Fail Without Meaningful Participation of Civil Society

Interview by Cordaid on 12 July 2017   Two years ago, the UN adopted its 2030 Agenda, including 17 ambitious Sustainable Development Goals. This and next week the world discusses SDG progress in New York City. Senior Cordaid Strategist Peter van Sluijs, who will attend...

How the New Deal can help to address the challenges of conflict in Nigeria (and what’s Germany got to do with it)

By Theophilus Ekpon, Executive Director of the Centre for Sustainable Development and Education in Africa (CSDEA) and CSPPS Focal Point in Nigeria Nigeria, with a population of approximately 186 million people, has been experiencing various forms of conflict since independence in...