19 Jun 2015
Kisumu County Conflict Analysis
This brief examines the impact that the 2013 devolution of governance in Kenya has had on the drivers of conflict in the country's Kisumu County.
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11 Jun 2015
India and Singapore: Partners in Innovation and Skills Development
Author: Deeparghya Mukherjee
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
This commentary examines what India can learn from Singapore in terms of technological innovation to stimulate development.
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5 Jun 2015
Zero or Hero?
Author: Larry Attree, Sunil Suri, Thomas Wheeler
This paper discusses what is positive and what can be improved in the 'zero draft' of the Post-2015 Development Agenda from the perspective of peacebuilding.
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Community Security: Experiences from Bangladesh
Building Resources Across Communities (BRAC)
This paper explains the concept and practice of ‘community security’, a bottom-up approach that empowers communities, authorities and security providers to work together to find local solutions to the security problems they face.
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How the New International Goal for Child Mortality is Unfair to Africa (Again)
Author: Simon Lange, Stephan Klasen
Center for Global Development (CGD)
This paper discusses the proposed targets for under-five mortality rates in the post-2015 global development agenda and how they could be inappropriate for sub-Saharan Africa and other regions if they are made to reflect recent accelerations in reduc...
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Measuring Progress in Eco-Innovation
Author: Vasileios Rizos, Arno Behrens, Igor Taranic
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
This paper looks at the evolution of the concept of eco-innovation and its role in the EU's sustainable development policy.
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Promoting the Integrated Governance of South Africa’s Coastal Zone
Author: Romy Chevallier
South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)
This paper looks at South Africa's coastal governance frameworks, institutions and environmental regulations and examines how approaches to the use, development and protection of coastal areas in South Africa have evolved over time.
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Enabling Partners to Manage Crises: From ‘Train and Equip’ to Capacity-Building
Author: Thierry Tardy
European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
This brief examines the debates within the EU on how best to combine security activities with the longer-term exercise of building up third states' crisis management capacity.
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The Long Hunt for Dirty Money
Author: Olivier Bürki, Patrick Egli, Michelle Gysin, Daniel Birchmeier
Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA)
This paper discusses the losses suffered by developing countries due to corruption as well as what approaches Switzerland and the international community have adopted to help such countries recover assets lost through illicit financial activities.
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