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Rescuing the peace in Southern Sudan

This joint NGO briefing paper deals with restoring peace in Southern Sudan (2010). “As of January 2010, the next 12 months will be critical for the future of Sudan. As the country marks the fifth anniversary of the signing of…

7 Jan 2010 Resource

Crisis Management of Critical Incidents

No matter how good the risk management system, aid workers operate in areas where risk of critical incidents cannot be eliminated.  And thus agencies must form and constantly seek to update and strengthen robust crisis response mechanisms, from incident reporting processes through…

1 Jan 2010 Resource

Abduction Management of Critical Incidents

Abduction of aid workers has risen sharply in particular contexts in the past decade.  Abduction is a “unique form of critical incident”, characterised by its ongoing, “live” nature, often extended duration, the pressure of decision-making and uncertainty.  Though the essential…

1 Jan 2010 Resource

Narco-Jihad: Drug trafficking and Security in Afghanistan and Pakistan

This 2009 co-written paper deals with drug-trafficking and security in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The topic is introduced by Peter Mandaville by a comprehensive forward. The first article deals with “The Drug Economy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and Military Conflict in…

1 Dec 2009 Resource

Central America and Mexico gang assessment

The objectives of the Central America and Mexico Gang Assessment are to: (1) analyze the nature of gangs, their root causes, and other factors driving the phenomenon; (2) examine the transnational and regional aspects of gangs in Central America and…

1 Apr 2006 Resource