The legitimacy of traditional authorities in areas of limited statehood in Mali, Niger and Libya

October 24, 2019     cib    

The border regions of Mali, Niger, and Libya are far out of reach of these states’ central governments. Local governance is usually in the hands of traditional authorities, such as tribal chiefs and imams. Yet the ever-increasing presence of armed groups, as well as ensuing external interventions, are putting the delicate balances of power in these areas under pressure.

Conference: "Sustainable Development under Conditions of Conflict and Crisis"

January 03, 2019     cib    

The Department of Public Administration at the Faculty of Law and Public Administration of Birzeit University is organizing a conference on Sustainable Development under Conditions of Conflict and Crisis (war, post War, Occupation and Conflicts).

This conference will help researchers to discuss the possibility of achieving the SDGs under conditions of crisis. It will also attempt to examine possible options for countries and societies living in crisis, conflict and occupation, such as Palestine, to promote their development process and in order not to leave anyone behind.

Subscribe for training on Conflict, Rule of Law and Local Security

September 24, 2018     cib    

How can local governments improve security in conflict-affected areas? What are the challenges and opportunities for promoting positive conflict transformation and the rule of law? And how can conflict and security assessments help ensure stability at the local level?

Think tank ODI present new 5-year strategy

June 01, 2018     cib    

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI), an independent, global think tank, has launched its new 5-year strategy. In the next half decade, ODI will focus on 4 key challenges: poverty and inequality, economies and work, sustainability and conflict and fragility.

 A multidisciplinary approach for complex challenges

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