Strategic Peacebuilding

In a world seemingly beset by intractable conflict, conflict resolution needs to be flexible, responsive and innovative. Reactive, short-term responses can miss opportunities for peace, or even worsen the situation. Strategic thinking and long-term engagement is needed. Read more »

Sustainable Security

A ‘sustainable security’ approach prioritises the resolution of the interconnected underlying drivers of insecurity and conflict, with an emphasis on preventative rather than reactive strategies. Read more »

Every Casualty

The purpose of the Every Casualty (EC) programme is to enhance the technical, legal and institutional capacity, as well as the political will,  for every single casualty of armed conflict throughout the world to be recorded, civilian as well as combatant. Civilian deaths are particularly poorly documented, and often not recorded at all. Where death tolls are limited to purely numerical assessments, exaggerated, politicised claims and counter-claims frequently abound. Read more »