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for 2018-4

Violence Against Women and Girls and Resilience

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24 Apr 2018

2018/01 – Overseas Development Institute (ODI); Author(s): Virginie Le Masson et al. - Details

This report examines examples of initiatives developed by state and non-governmental programmes in Chad to build resilience and fight against the processes that maintain exclusion and vulnerability. Recommendations for development practitioners to advocate for the elimination of all violence and discrimination are extended in a policy brief.

La guerre en Centrafrique à l’ombre du Tchad. Une escalade conflictuelle régionale ?

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24 Apr 2018

2018/03 – Agence Française de Développement (AFD); Études de l'AFD n° 17; Author(s): Emmanuel Chauvin - Details

Cette étude, réalisée par Emmanuel Chauvin pour l’Observatoire Pharos à la demande de l’Agence Française de Développement (AFD), éclaire la double dimension régionale d’une guerre civile : sa régionalisation militaire et son impact sur l’évolution des flux économiques, politiques et culturels, transfrontaliers entre le théâtre de ce conflit et les pays limitrophes.

The Strong Nation-State and ViolenceTitle

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24 Apr 2018

2018/03 – Institute for Development and Peace (INEF); Working Papers on Development and Global Governance No.16; Author(s): Christian Tischmeyer - Details

This ascription is based on existence of five sets of institutions, or dimensions of state activity. A state is considered strong when perceived to perform effectively in the dimensions of monopolising the military draft, direct taxation, bureaucratic organisation, promotion of formal economy, and keeping internal order. As meeting these conditions depends on direct rule, strong modern states are necessarily nations. Using an actor-centred concept of violence, I assess the violence necessary in creating and maintaining such orders. I conclude that nation-states have an institutional disposition towards massviolence. Thus one has to think beyond this political order when seeking less violence.

EADI Working Group Global Asia organises conference on "Understanding Religious Radicalism"

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18 Apr 2018

The conference entitled "Understanding Religious Radicalism. Discourses, Identities and Representations Within and Across South Asian Borders will take place from 19- 20 April. The conference is organised by members of the Global Asia Working Group.

New Project: Bridge 47 – Building Global Citizenship

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13 Apr 2018

EADI is partner of the new Bridge 47 project, which is dealing with goal 4.7 on promoting education for sustainable development of the Sustainable Development Goals. EADI takes the leading role in the work on Knowledge Exchange Partnerships which serve to ensure a free flow of ideas and best practices for Global Citizenship Education between research institutions and civil society organisations.

The Bridge 47 Project focuses on Global Citizenship Education (GCE). Key areas of GCE can be defined as sustainable development, human rights, gender equality, human security, peace and appreciation of cultural diversity. Keeping it short, GCE educates to build a more just, peaceful and equal world without leaving anyone behind.

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