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Voting in Fear

Voting in Fear

Thursday, November 1, 2012

By: Dorina A. Bekoe; editor

In Voting in Fear, nine contributors offer pioneering work on the scope and nature of electoral violence in Africa; investigate the forms electoral violence takes; and analyze the factors that precipitate, reduce, and prevent violence. The book breaks new ground with findings from the only known dataset of electoral violence in sub-Saharan Africa, spanning 1990 to 2008. Specific case studies of electoral violence in countries such as Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria provide the context to further un...

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

USIP Trains Togolese on Negotiation Skills and Civilian Protection

USIP Trains Togolese on Negotiation Skills and Civilian Protection

Monday, July 30, 2012

When USIP’s Alison Milofsky traveled to Togo in early July to provide negotiation training to the country’s military for upcoming peacekeeping missions, she armed herself with a 1994 New York Times article about Rwanda. This marked the second Togo visit for Milofsky, who works for USIP’s Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding, which trains African security personnel as part of the State Department’s African Contingency Operations Training and Assistance program, or AC...

Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue; Education & Training

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