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The African Union's role in peacekeeping : building on lessons learned from security operations
Monograph, Created By Badmus, Isiaka A and Published By Palgrave Macmillan in English language
This study examines the African Union's (AU) role as a conflict management and peace consolidation actor in Africa. Based on a qualitative research methodology, it analyses AU peace operations in Burundi and Somalia, and hybrid peacekeeping in Darfur, in order to identify the lessons learned and suggest how future outcomes may be improved. Dr Isiaka Badmus discusses the need for African leaders to fully engage and contribute to funding Africa's new security architecture, while continuing to recognise the immediate imperative of international assistance. His s...
The African Union's role in peacekeeping : building on lessons learned from security operations
Monograph, Created By Badmus, Isiaka A and Published By Palgrave Macmillan in English language
This study examines the African Union's (AU) role as a conflict management and peace consolidation actor in Africa. Based on a qualitative research methodology, it analyses AU peace operations in Burundi and Somalia, and hybrid peacekeeping in Darfur, in order to identify the lessons learned and suggest how future outcomes may be improved. Dr Isiaka Badmus discusses the need for African leaders to fully engage and contribute to funding Africa's new security architecture, while continuing to recognise the immediate imperative of international assistance. His s...
Women in conflict and peace
Monograph, Created By Hedstro¨m, Jenny| Senarathna, Thiyumi; International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) and Published By International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) in English language
This article tries to show the impacts of conflict on women, the role of women in conflict and indigenous conflict resolution, and the participation of women in social institutions and ceremonies among the Issa and Gurgura clans of the Somali ethnic group. It explores the system of conflict resolution in these clans, and women’s representation in the system. The primary role of women in the formation of social capital through marriage and blood relations between different clans or ethnic groups is assessed. The paper focuses on some of the im...