NGOs and Conflict Management

NGOs and Conflict Management

Thursday, February 1, 1996

By: Pamela R. Aall

The staff of the Institute has gone through the voluminous proceedings of the September 1995, "Managing Chaos" conference to distill the views expressed by nongovernmental organization (NGO) representatives and others on the emerging role of NGOs in managing international conflict.

Humanitarian Assistance and Conflict in Africa

Humanitarian Assistance and Conflict in Africa

Thursday, February 1, 1996

By: David R. Smock

The good work of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in recent conflicts in such countries as Somalia, Haiti, and Bosnia is well known—providing food, shelter, medicine, and a host of other materials and services under extremely difficult conditions. But does humanitarian assistance in some cases actually exacerbate conflict?

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Truth Commission: South Africa

Friday, December 1, 1995

Truth Commission: Commission of Truth and Reconciliation Duration: 1995 – 2002 Charter: Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act, No. 34 of 1995 Commissioners: 17 Report: Public report  

The War in Tajikistan Three Years On

The War in Tajikistan Three Years On

Wednesday, November 1, 1995

As many as 50,000 people have died and thousands more have been wounded and made homeless by the civil war that has raged in Tajikistan, the poorest of the Central Asian republics of the former Soviet Union.  On June 6, 1995 the United States Institute of Peace organized a forum on the Tajikistan conflict to explore prospects for negotiations and an end to the war. It included Ambassador Stanley T. Escudero, who had recently completed three years as the chief U.S. representative in the Tajik ...

State Building and Democracy in Southern Africa

State Building and Democracy in Southern Africa

Sunday, October 1, 1995

By: Pierre du Toit

South African political scientist Pierre du Toit probes the conditions under which democracy can grow. He examines three southern African states that, despite similarities, have very different track records: Botswana, perhaps the most successful democracy in continental Africa; Zimbabwe, where a partial democracy is faltering; and South Africa, just beginning it's bold experiment.

Commission of Inquiry: Burundi

Friday, September 1, 1995

Commission of Inquiry: International Commission of Inquiry for Burundi Duration: 1995 - 1996 Charter: UN Security Council Resolution S/RES/1012 Commissioners: 5 Report: Public report  

Transitional Justice

Transitional Justice

Friday, September 1, 1995

By: Neil J. Kritz; editor

By bringing together the collective experience of numerous countries and cultures over the past fifty years, this three-volume compilation of readings provides an invaluable resource for government officials, private organizations, scholars, and others involved in the transitions of today and tomorrow.

Transitional Justice

Transitional Justice

Friday, September 1, 1995

By: Neil J. Kritz; editor

How Emerging Democracies Reckon with Former Regimes, Volume II: Country Studies