July 2016
Exploring Peaceful Co-existence in Nairobi’s Urban Settlements: Eastleigh, Majengo, Mlango Kubwa

This report is the result of a nine-month qualitative research project, designed and conducted by the Life & Peace Institute in partnership with the Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations in Eastleigh. The uniqueness of this research project owes to the fact that it was inherently designed and im...

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Reconciling the irreconcilable? Peacebuilding & humanitarianism

The articles in this timely issue address the complexities and contradictions engendered by the growing fusion of humanitarianism, developmental interventions and peace-building. Download...

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From CT to CVE: What to do about radicalization?

The articles in this issue address different aspects of the problem of terrorism in the Horn of Africa in general and Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) as an emerging approach. DOWNLOAD...

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Bottom-up regional integration

This thematic issue on the ‘A Community of Peoples: Bottom up Regional Integration in the Horn of Africa’ addresses the issue of integration in the Horn driven by bottom-up dynamics. This thematic issue is the last issue for 2015, and it was felt that this particular theme would be a fitting wa...

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November 2015
Diasporas as peace actors

The Horn of Africa as a locus of migration flows has also generated its own Diasporas scattered around Europe, North America and the Middle East. The Somali, Ethiopian and Eritrean Diasporas are key economic and political actors.The articles in this issue of the HAB point to interesting dilemmas and...

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Mobility in the Horn

This thematic issue on mobility in the Horn of Africa includes Maru’s comprehensive survey of the legal and institutional frameworks on migration in the IGAD region. The co-authored article by Farah and Toure surveys the ‘push’ and ‘pull’ factors that drive migration in the Horn region. Va...

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Guidelines for Contributors

A comprehensive guide on submissions for publication in the Horn of Africa Bulletin. Ensure to read these guidelines before submitting your manuscript. Download...

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June 2015
International interventions in the DRC Seminar at Swedish Parliament House

A video summary of the seminar that LPI co-hosted on the 6th of May at the Swedish Parliament House. Speakers discussed what makes international interventions in the Democratic Republic of Congo ineffective and the opportunities for change. You may view the full recording here. ...

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The rise of Djibouti

In this Djibouti themed (and bilingual) issue: Patrick Ferras describes the patterns and dynamics that gave rise to the growing non-African military presence in Djibouti; Aden Omar Abdillahi analyses the legislative elections of 2013 and the profound political transformations it unleashed; Ambassado...

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May 2015
Fresh Perspectives on Building Peace in Eastern DRC Seminar

The largest and the most expensive UN peacekeeping operation to date, the first joint European Union military action, the first arrests and trials of the International Criminal Court – these are only some of the highlights describing international interventions in the Democratic Republic of Congo....

Contributors at the seminar from left: Moderator Iina Soiri NAI; speaker Séverine Autessserre, Columbia University; MP Katarina Köhler; MP Désirée Pethrus; Maria Eriksson Baaz, NAI; Elisabeth Hedin, Sida; Eva Areskoug, MFA and speaker Pieter Vanholder, LPI

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