ERIC Number: ED440009
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Creative Approaches to Managing Conflict in Africa: Findings from USIP-Funded Projects. Peaceworks No. 15.
Smock, David R., Ed.
This report shares some lessons of projects, programs, and interventions that have identified or implemented innovative approaches to managing Africa's conflicts, and examines their potential applicability to other conflicts there or elsewhere. All of the projects described in the report have been supported by grants from the United States Institute of Peace. The report draws lessons from each case about how to replicate successes or turn past failures into future successes. Case material in the report is drawn from many parts of the African continent (Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, Angola, South Africa, Mozambique, Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, Uganda, Zaire, Mali, Benin, Tanzania, Burundi, and Rwanda). The report offers the following articles: (1) "Innovative Diplomatic Initiatives" (Herman Cohen); (2) "NGOs Engaged in Preventive Action" (Barnett Rubin); (3) "Democratic Reform and Reform of African Militaries" (Julius Ihonvbere); (4) "Training for Peacemaking" (Hibaaq Osman); (5) "Building on Locally-Based and Traditional Peace Processes" (John Prendergast); (6) "Humanitarian Aid and Conflict Prevention" (John Prendergast); and (7) "Culture of Peace" (Carolyn Nordstrom). (BT)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Conflict, Demonstration Programs, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Innovation, Nongovernmental Organizations, Peace, Program Effectiveness, Social Science Research
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United States Inst. of Peace, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Africa