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Highlights from LPI’s Work in 2018 front cover
Global
Highlights from LPI’s Work in 2018

People building Peace

This report highlights some of the efforts made and supported by LPI in 2018. It provides examples of the work of partners and people engaging for peaceful change.

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The Search for a Youth-Inclusive Sweden front cover
Sweden
The Search for a Youth-Inclusive Sweden

A policy brief to provide a short overview of youth inclusion in Sweden

This policy brief aims to provide a short overview of youth inclusion in Sweden as this relates to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It is part of a pilot project implemented by the Life & Peace Institute (LPI) in 2018. This…

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“We are all this, and more” front cover
Kenya
“We are all this, and more”

Body Mapping as Journeys of Self-Reflection

Art is transformative. It can open up and expand the worldviews of individuals and communities, challenging and changing given assumptions about oneself and diverse others. Artistic practices can increase understanding of different…

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Women, Conflict and Peace front cover
Somalia
Women, Conflict and Peace

Learning from Kismayo

'Increasing Women’s Participation and Inclusion in Jubbaland Peace Processes: Learning from Kismayo' examines the gendered dynamics of inter-clan conflict in Kismayo, Somalia, and in particular the role of women in processes of violence…

Life Stories: Learning from Kismayo front cover
Somalia
Life Stories: Learning from Kismayo

Women, Conflict and Peace

‘Life Stories’ is a set of deep, introspective narratives provided by six of the individual women that took part in a research process that examined the gendered dynamics of inter-clan conflict in Kismayo, Somalia, and in particular the…

Being and Becoming a Peacebuilder front cover
Horn of Africa
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 of a conflict…

Community perceptions of violent extremism in Kenya front cover
Kenya
Community perceptions of violent extremism in Kenya

This report is based on a collaboration between the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town, Georgetown University in Washington DC, in consultation with the Life & Peace Institute. The research sought to give preference to…

Participatory Action Research (PAR): A Tool for Transforming Conflict front cover
Somalia
Participatory Action Research (PAR): A Tool for Transforming Conflict

A case study from south central Somalia

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…