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.

Why isn’t the prevention of violent conflict more of a priority in Danish policy and practice?

By Kristoffer Nilaus Tarp and Maria Stage, The Council for International Conflict Resolution ( RIKO ) in Denmark   Prevention of violent conflict in a world taunted by violent conflict cannot only save human lives. It is also one of the most cost-effective tools of...

Does the Key to Sustaining Peace Lie in Resilient Social Contracts?

This piece was first published by the International Peace Institute on 19 January 2018 The striking increase in violent conflict over the last 15 years has been marked by the number of violent conflicts tripling since 2010 and the rise of  non-state actor conflict in...

Embracing SDG16+ in Somaliland: an opportunity for change

This blog originally appeared on the  Saferworld website Hopes are high in Somaliland after a largely peaceful presidential election in November 2017 ushered in a new government pledging to launch development initiatives to improve the lives of...

Making SDG 16.3 Work for the Rule of Law and Access to Justice: Measuring Progress in Fragile and Conflict-affected States

Blog post by Marcel Smits, David Connolly and Peter van Sluijs   In Fragile and Conflict-affected States (FACS), how do we increase access to justice and rule of law in a way that benefits those left furthest behind in line with the aspirations of the 2030 Agenda for...