November 2016
A year after Valletta: What has changed?

This issue of HAB lets you be the judge on what has changed – or not changed – in the Horn of Africa one year after the much-publicized Valetta Summit and what the latest migration developments means going forward for the sub-region. Download...

September 2016
Extractives in the Horn

In recent years, the Horn of Africa has experienced a mineral boom. With the right institutions and policies put in place this mineral bonanza could well be an asset that helps sustain the rapid economic growth the region has registered in recent years. Apart from the usual suspects of governance p...

July 2016
Participatory Action Research (PAR): A Tool for Transforming Conflict

This latest publication, “Participatory Action Research (PAR), a tool for transforming conflict—a case study from south central Somalia”, documents the key challenges and opportunities for implementing PAR in the Somali context. It is based on the first phase of a three-year peace process with...

To sign or not to sign? The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) and the Horn

The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) represents an outstanding example of successful civil society advocacy on an issue that states customarily viewed as within the realm of their national security concerns. The articles in this issue, edited jointly with the Oxfam Liaison Office to the African Union, are ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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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