Emerging Promising Practices in Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding - Issue 2

2014. Author: UNDP, UN Department of Political Affairs

This Practice Note profiles the work of UNDP-DPA’s Peace and Development Advisors (PDAs), identifying areas of promising practice and the factors that are driving them. The Note begins by discussing the institutional context in which the work of PDAs takes place. It then identifies and investigates a number of emerging areas of promising practice from PDAs’ work globally, exploring both the challenges and the innovative practical responses to such challenges. These areas include: political and conflict analysis, conflict prevention strategy and programming, dialogue and mediation support, reconciliation, social cohesion, and Infrastructures for Peace. The Annex of this Practice Note includes three case studies of PDA experiences in Ghana, Guyana, and Kyrgyzstan.

  • Ghana , Guyana , Kyrgyzstan
  • Africa , Americas , Asia Pacific
  • Peace and Development Advisors , Building National Capacities for Prevention
  • Research/Lessons Learned

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