Frieden und Sicherheit

Afghan Women: Modernizing Global Practices of Peacebuilding?

15. Januar 2021 Frieden und Sicherheit

Afghanistan is at a crossroads. Will Afghan women modernize global practices of peacebuilding or are the negotiations sticking to the traditional male-dominated path merely focused on military security? The road towards sustainable peace requires solidarity networks and inclusiveness for marginalized groups, especially women.

Claudio Lanza and Zakira Rasooli

Children – A Blind Spot of Peace and Security

18. November 2020 Frieden und Sicherheit

Children dominate the visual representation of conflict in the media, but they are rarely consulted in conflict resolution and peacebuilding. Since children play vital roles in conflicts and determine the chances for sustained peace in the long-term, successful peacebuilding should address their post-conflict needs. The UN, local, and international actors should give children a voice and meaningful ways to participate in the process.

Sofie Lilli Stoffel

Restoring Trust and Building Bridges: Addressing Online Radicalization in Africa

17. Mai 2020 Frieden und Sicherheit

Terrorists use the internet and social media to radicalize youth by exploiting general distrust in governments. African governments have responded to this threat by passing politically motivated internet limitation laws, which only exacerbate existing grievances and mistrust. Instead, African governments should build upon existing models of community policing and embrace an inclusive regional community online policing consortium through the leadership of the African Union.

Catheline Bosibori Nyabwengi and Grace Atuhaire

Reforms Aren’t Zip Ties: Understanding Ukraine’s Current Struggle

14. März 2020 Frieden und Sicherheit

A desire for quick and easy fixes has emerged among the Ukrainian population. This desire is in part the result of a discrepancy between slow but steady political change and the public perception of stagnation. If this gap is not closed by increased communication measures, popular support for reforms will break off and jeopardize future progress.

Charlotte Felbinger, Klara Lindahl and Elena Leuschner

The Fecklessness of Strategic Patience: How to Save the Iran Deal

18. Oktober 2019 Frieden und Sicherheit

The escalation of tensions between Washington and Tehran has made the breakdown of the Iran nuclear deal seem to be a foregone conclusion. Even at this late stage, however, the accord can still be saved if the EU is willing to abandon its policy of passivity.

Michael Trinkwalder

The Art of Peace: Saving Arms Control

13. Mai 2019 Frieden und Sicherheit

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Agreement is all but dead. In order to minimize the risk of a new arms race, the EU should strengthen its efforts to include China in the dialogue on arms control.

Hannah Elten