What Makes for Peaceful Post-conflict Elections

2013. Author: Jan Rosset and Marco Pfister, Swisspeace

This working paper focuses on two post-conflict elections (Sierra Leone in 2007, and Nepal in 2008) with the aim to identify the factors and measures that may have played an important role in contributing to peaceful elections. Each case study outlines the risks associated with the elections and then analyzes the violence and conflict preventing factors.

  • Sierra Leone , Nepal
  • Africa , Asia Pacific
  • Conflict Prevention
  • Research/Lessons Learned