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Why are peacebuilding interventions ineffective? (video)

Séverine Autesserre, The Nordic Africa Institute

Why do international interveners keep using, reproducing and perpetuating ways of working that they themselves view as inefficient, ineffective or even counterproductive? This and much more was discussed on Tuesday, May 5, as Séverine Autesserre presented her latest book Peaceland: Conflict Resolution and the everyday politics of international intervention in Uppsala.The Participatory Action Research approach used by the Life & Peace Institute and its partners in Eastern DRC is highlighted as one of the success stories of conflict transformation.

Discussant: Maria Eriksson Baaz, Senior Researcher, Associate Professor, The Nordic Africa Institute
Moderator: Ms. Iina Soiri, Director, The Nordic Africa Institute

The event was hosted and co-organised with the Nordic Africa Institute.