The Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies’
Annual Report 2013
This report provides a comprehensive overview of CPCS’ programs and activities for the year of 2013.
Working inside the triangles: engaging with locally led peace initiatives in Myanmar
Analysing the state of the current peace process in Myanmar, this paper looks at the role of different actors in the process, the dynamics between them, coming up with specific recommendations on strategies for engagement by international actors.
Resolving conflict in Muslim Mindanao: showcasing four traditional methods
Showcasing different traditional dispute resolution mechanisms from Mindanao, this publication attests to the contribution of local populations in working towards peaceful societies, and the inherent value of embracing and incorporating indigenous structures and mechanisms into formal practices.
Widening the table: hybrid support groups in conflict mediation
Arguing that conflict is not static, Emma Leslie stresses the need to find innovative, more holistic approaches to conflict mediation. Emma reflects on her experience with the new model of hybrid support groups in conflict mediation.
An egg is delicate and fragile, but given the right conditions, it gives life. You have to nurture the fragile potential for peace. Negotiations and peace agreements are just the beginning. Like a newly laid egg, we must nurture glimmers of peace and support and sustain them.–Dekha Ibrahim Abdi, 2010