The flow of asylum seekers from Central America’s Northern Triangle to the U.S. border stems from intense violence fueled by corruption, drug trafficking, gang culture and poverty, specialists on the struggling region said.
In Negotiating Peace and Confronting Corruption, Bertram Spector argues that the peace negotiation table is the best place to lay the groundwork for good governance.
The United States Institute of Peace’s Truth Commissions Digital Collection is part of the Margarita S. Studemeister Digital Library in International Conflict Management. The collection contains profiles of truth commissions and substantive bodies of inquiry from nations worldwide - offering general background information on the composition of each body, links to the official legislative texts establishing such commissions, and each commission's final reports and findings.
In Constructing Justice and Security after War, the distinguished contributors—including scholars, criminal justice practitioners, and former senior officials of international missions—examine the experiences of countries that have recently undergone transitions from conflict with significant international involvement. The volume offers generalizations based on careful comparisons of justice and security reforms in some of the most prominent and successful cases of transitions from war of the...
Working in partnership with the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM) at Georgetown University, USIP offered a two-day seminar as part of ISIM´s training program for managers of humanitarian operations.
Peace Agreement (Chapultepec) (01-16-1992) Posted by USIP Library on: April 16, 2001 Source Name: The United Nations and El Salvador 1990-1995, United Nations Blue Books Series, vol. IV. (New York: United Nations, Dept. of Public Information, 1995), 193-230. Source Document Number: U.N. Doc. No. A/46/864-S/23501 Date digitized: March 2, 2001 Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 ...
This report sets out to assess the significance of the implementation of the 1992 Chapultepec Accords nearly ten years after the initiation of negotiations under United Nations auspices.
The author examines the complex interplay among political and economic factors, the nature of the revolutionary organization, and international actors. The end of the Cold War does not mean the end of revolutionary groups, and that the United States can play an important role in determining the outcome of future confrontations.
Focusing on intrastate conflicts in which third parties have played prominent roles, Hampson argues that durable settlements depend on sustained third-party engagement not only during the negotiation phase but throughout the implementation process.
Truth Commission: Commission on the Truth for El Salvador Duration: 1992 – 1993 Charter: El Salvador: Mexico Peace Agreements—Provisions Creating the Commission on Truth Commissioners: 3 Report: Public report