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Dec 21, 2016 Looking back at 2016 "there have been glimmers of hope..."

There have been glimmers of hope and exciting opportunities for the Life & Peace Institute during the year, says Judy McCallum in this reflection over her first year…

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Nov 15, 2016 New programmes planned as Board meets in Nairobi

The Life & Peace Institute (LPI) plans for new developments and expansion of its peacebuilding work in Eastern and Central Africa. Among the new initiatives is a regional…

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Oct 18, 2016 LPI’s local work highlighted by Sida

The Swedish donor Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) highlights work of LPI and its local partner Somalia Peace Line in a new article on their…

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Sep 01, 2016 IGAD and LPI cement longstanding partnership with MoU “The MoU is a stamp of approval for the work that LPI does in the Horn of Africa," Executive Director of LPI Judith McCallum said on the occasion.

Yesterday, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and LPI signed a Memorandum of Understanding at IGAD’s offices in Addis Ababa. The cooperation…

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Jul 19, 2016 Why don’t states in the Horn of Africa join the ATT? The articles in the latest issue of the HAB, edited jointly with the Oxfam Liaison Office to the African Union, are optimistic about the potential benefits of the Arms Trade Treaty.

The text of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) which came into force in December 2014, has been hailed as a milestone in facilitating the regulation of international arms transfers.…

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May 19, 2016 Infographic: Humanitarianism meets peacebuilding What you'll find in the latest Horn of Africa Bulletin

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Apr 20, 2016 LPI brings conflict-sensitivity to de-radicalization at the AU The most effective de-radicalization/CVE approach will be one that is evidence-based, context-specific & conflict-sensitive.

On Tuesday, LPI’s Horn of Africa Regional Programme’s Hannah Tsadik made a submission before the African Union’s Peace and Security Council at its 592nd open session…

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Apr 18, 2016 LPI presents at the 57th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association

LPI’s DRC programme was represented at the International Studies Association (ISA) convention in Atlanta, USA, this year, as part of ongoing activities in support…

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Feb 24, 2016 Debating regional integration for sustainable peace Regional integration for trade, a single passport, connection. But what about for peace?

The Horn of Africa is a complex security system. It is characterized by conflict and affected by food insecurity, frequent cycles of drought, environmental degradation,…