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Middle East

BLOG: Youth as leaders and changemakers - by Gabriella Vogelaar - 22 March 2013

Youth as leaders and changemakers Blog by Gabriëlla Vogelaar (Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict), 22 March 2013 My second blog reflecting on the Middle East and North Africa...

Study of the Impact of Donor Counter-Terrorism Measures on Principled Humanitarian Action

Study of the Impact of Donor Counter-Terrorism Measures on Principled Humanitarian Action by Kate Mackintosh and Patrick Duplat, July 2013 Despite attention at the global level to counter-terrorism...

Counter-terrorism laws can stifle humanitarian action, study shows

Wary aid agencies are limiting their work for fear of breaking anti-terrorism laws IRIN, part of the Guardian development network, Theguardian.com, Thursday 25 July 2013 The growing body of...

Europe

Report - Preventing and Countering Far-Right Extremism

Preventing and Countering Far-Right Extremism, European Cooperation. By the Swedish Ministry of Justice and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. 2012. From 2012 to 2014, the Swedish Ministry of...

RAN high level meeting discussion paper

HIGH LEVEL CONFERENCE – 29 JANUARY 2013, BRUSSELS "EMPOWERING LOCAL ACTORS TO PREVENT VIOLENT EXTREMISM" Discussion Paper. Few would disagree that preventing violent extremism is a challenging, if...

Study on the best practices in cooperation between authorities a CS with a view to countering violent extremism in the EU - 2008

Study on the best practices in cooperation between authorities and civil society with a view to the prevention and response to violent radicalisation A report by The Change Institute July 2008 A...

Counter-terrorism measures in the Netherlands in the first decade of the 21st century

On the cause, application, assessment, and amendment of counterterrorism measures in the Netherlands 2001 - 2010. Evaluation by the Dutch government.

Asia

The Fighters of Lashkar-e-Taiba: Recruitment, Training, Deployment and Death - Dataset

Apr 04, 2013 Authors: Anirban Ghosh, Arif Jamal, Christine Fair, Don Rassler, Nadia Shoeb This occasional paper is an analysis of over 900 biographies of the deceased militants of Lashkar-e-Taiba...

Article: In India’s remote northeast, civilians challenge rape, killing by security forces - Simon Denyer, Washington Post

In India's remote northeast, civilians challenge rape, killing by security forces By Simon Denyer, Published: February 19, Washington Post IMPHAL, India — Tens of thousands of Indian troops are...

BLOG: The compelling “other face” of religion in women’s peace and security - by Zaenab Madani

  The compelling "other face" of religion in women's peace and security, A Blog by Zaenab Madani, 9 March 2013. Amid the frenetic activity around CSW57 in New York this week, there has been much...

Africa

Mitigating Radicalism in Northern Nigeria, fall 2013

Mitigating Radicalism in Northern Nigeria Africa Security Brief, No. 26/ August 2013 A Publication of the Africa Center for Strategics Studies By Michael Olufemi Sodipo Northern Nigeria has been...

Nigeria's Troubled North: Interrogating the Drivers of Public Support for Boko Haram

Nigeria's Troubled North: Interrogating the Drivers of Public Support for Boko Haram International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague Research Paper | 14 October 2013 By Akinola Olojo In this...

Study of the Impact of Donor Counter-Terrorism Measures on Principled Humanitarian Action

Study of the Impact of Donor Counter-Terrorism Measures on Principled Humanitarian Action by Kate Mackintosh and Patrick Duplat, July 2013 Despite attention at the global level to counter-terrorism...

Counterterrorism Efforts Bring Unintended Suffering: Interview with Jan Egeland - 19 Sept 2013, IPI article

Counterterrorism Efforts Bring Unintended Suffering: Interview with Jan Egeland by jérémie labbé , Thursday, September 19, 2013 IPI Global Observatory The unintended consequence of limiting...

North America

The war against al-Qaeda is over

By Kenneth Roth, Washington Post, Published: August 3 Kenneth Roth is executive director of Human Rights Watch. What stops the U.S. government from declaring war on a person it perceives as a...

US: Zero Dark Thirty and the Truth About Torture

January 11, 2013 - Human Rights Watch The movie Zero Dark Thirty, which depicts the hunt for Osama bin Laden, wrongly suggests that torture was an ugly but useful tactic in the fight against...

South America

The Human Security Approach in Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding - A Civil Society Position Paper -2013

The Human Security Approach in Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding A Civil Society Position Paper, April 2013 Input to the United Nations General Assembly Resolutions on Human Security, in...

Security in Chile What makes a terrorist? - The Economist article

Security in Chile What makes a terrorist? IT IS often said that one man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter. The question of who is a terrorist has been asked with renewed vigour in Chile...

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BLOG: Balancing Freedom and Security - by Lia van Broekhoven

Blog by Lia van Broekhoven (Cordaid / Human Security Collective) reflecting on the UNCCT Conference on International and Regional Counter-terrorism Strategies (31 January 2013 – 1 February, Bogota,...

UNCCT Conference on Counter-Terrorism Strategies - Bogota - All Contributions from Speakers

Several members of the Civil Society Network for Human Security attended an International Conference on National and Regional Counter-terrorism Strategies, organised by the UN Counter-terrorism...

ACT - Changing political spaces of civil society organisations

Mentions: Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Paraguay, Peru, India, Indonesia, Malawi and Zimbabwe.

Australia and the Pacific

The Human Security Approach in Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding - A Civil Society Position Paper -2013

The Human Security Approach in Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding A Civil Society Position Paper, April 2013 Input to the United Nations General Assembly Resolutions on Human Security, in...