World Development Report 2011: Conflict, Security and Development

24/05/2011

The latest edition of the World Bank’s World Development Report was published on 11 April 2011.

EPLO welcomes the new report – subtitled ‘Conflict, Security and Development’ – and its central message that strengthening legitimate institutions and governance to provide citizen security, justice, and jobs is crucial to breaking cycles of violence.

Click on the following links to read what the African Union’s Peace and Security Council, Leni Wild from the Overseas Development Institute, and EPLO member organisations Conciliation Resources, International Alert, the International Center for Transitional Justice and the International Crisis Group all said about the Report.

Advertisements

EAS: officially launched but the tussle continues

10/12/2010

EPLO Member Organisation Blog Post No. 9

Click here to read the latest blog post from Dan Smith, Secretary-General of EPLO member organisation International Alert, on the transfer (or not) of the European Commission’s peacebuilding staff to the European External Action Service.


Time to rescue the EU’s External Action Service from the European Commission

23/11/2010

EPLO Member Organisation Blog Post No. 8

Click here to read the latest blog post from Dan Smith, Secretary-General of EPLO member organisation International Alert, on worrying developments in the establishment of the European External Action Service.


Colombia: Can the military bring peace?

11/10/2010

EPLO Member Organisation Blog Post No. 7

Please click here to read Kristian Herbolzheimer’s article on the challenges President Santos is facing to move from a major military success to peace – to turn a vicious cycle of violence into a virtuous cycle of conflict transformation.


Peacebuilding and the MDGs

21/09/2010

EPLO Member Organisation Blog Post No. 6

On the occasion of the opening of the UN Summit on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in New York, Dan Smith, Secretary-General of EPLO member organisation International Alert, has written a new blog post  entitled ‘So what’s wrong with the MDGs?‘ in which he raises a number of issues about the current international framework for development.


The EAS: what it takes to succeed

23/08/2010

EPLO Member Organisation Blog Post No. 5

Click here to read a blog post by Dan Smith, Secretary General of International Alert,  on the European External Action Service.


Interview with Alain Lempereur on nonfiction.fr

27/07/2010

EPLO Member Organisation Blog Post No. 4

Click here to read an interview (in French) with Alain Lempereur, Professor at ESSEC and Founder of IRENE, about European diplomacy and the European External Action Service (EEAS).