October 2017
Being and Becoming a Peacebuilder

Insights from 20,000 hours of youth-led dialogues in the Horn of Africa Submission to the Progress Study on United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security “Being and Becoming a Peacebuilder” puts forward key insights and recommendations inspired from an analysis o...

October 2017
Strengthening Youth Resilience through Sustained Dialogue

A Case Study: “Tubonge Mtaani” in Kamukunji and Mathare Sub-Counties In 2016, 170 youth from Kamukunji and Mathare Sub-Counties in the city of Nairobi, Kenya, embarked on a dialogue process, in the frame of LPI’s Sustained Dialogue project “Tubonge Mtaani”. These diverse, sometimes div...

September 2017
Between co-option and autonomy: Grassroots CVE initiatives as the alternative?

This issue of the Horn of Africa Bulletin (HAB) follows from the January-February 2016 issue of the HAB which also focused on countering violent extremism (CVE). In contrast to the earlier issue which concentrated on CVE policies and strategies in the Horn of Africa (Horn), this issue of the HAB...

Borderland Communities in the Horn: Avoiding Assumptions and Learning from History

This issue of the Horn of Africa Bulletin focuses on borders and borderlands. You will find highlights about the emerging dynamics that increasingly define the reality of borderlands in the Horn of Africa, such as cross-border collaboration at the inter-state level and initiatives by borderland ...

Beyond Keyboard Warriors & Surveillance: Social Media Impact on Peace and Conflict in the Horn of Africa

This March-April issue focuses on social media and its impact on peace and conflict in the Horn of Africa. State fragility, authoritarianism and stalled or on-going democratisation processes, all of which in some ways define the African condition, makes Africa an interesting test case for the imp...

April 2017
Policy Advocacy for Peacebuilding

This publication explores the theoretical and practical nexus between advocacy and peacebuilding and how advocacy could be used to address immediate as well as structural peacebuilding challenges. While the Life & Peace Institute (LPI) does not think this resource pack is the silver bullet that...

2017 elections: Making Somalia great again?

This January-February issue focuses on the elections in Somalia and their impact on the future of Somalia. This issue also addresses the interface between the elections in Somalia and their impact on ‘Somaliland.’ Download...

UN Resolution 1325 at 16: Where to from here in the Horn?

This issue seeks to mark the 16th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325), a landmark resolution which had the objectives of protecting women and children in situations of armed conflict and ensuring women’s participation in post-conflict processes. ...

December 2016
Success stories of women and men working for peace

This publication is a snapshot of the work of Somali Peace Line through success stories of partners, women, men, and children who have worked for peace. Download ...

November 2016
Community perceptions of violent extremism in Kenya

This report is based on a collaboration between the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) in Cape Town, Georgetown University in Washington DC, in consultation with the Life & Peace Institute. The research sought to give preference to local voices that, to date, are under-represented i...

LPI on Facebook

The Life & Peace Institute congratulates Hannah Tsadik on being recongnised for her important contributions in the Horn of Africa by the Swedish Development Forum (Föreningen för Utvecklingsfrågor).

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Enkuan Des Yalesh! Hongera! Hambalyo! Mabruuk! Toutes nos félicitations! Grattis!
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