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* 'Peacebuilding in Conflict-affected Societies: Comparative Experiences and Local Perspectives'

I'm the co-director of a project organized by the United Nations University entitled 'Peacebuilding in Conflict-affected Societies: Comparative Experiences and Local Perspectives'. The project explores the record, effectiveness, legitimacy and prospects of international peacebuilding. In particular, the project draws upon local perspectives to deepen understanding of peacebuilding challenges, and generate new ideas aimed at improving UN and inter-governmental approaches to peacebuilding. Workshops were organized in Ghana (2009) and Bosnia (2010) in connection with this project.  Project outputs so far include:

- Edward Newman, ‘A Human Security Peacebuilding Agenda’, Third World Quarterly, vol.32, no.10, 2011, pp. 1737–1756.

- Madoka Futamura, Edward Newman and Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh, 'Towards a Human Security Approach to Peacebuilding', UN University Research Brief, no.2, 2010.

- Madoka Futamura and Edward Newman, ‘Workshop Report: ‘Peacebuilding in Conflict-Affected Societies: Comparative Experiences and Local Perspectives’, Journal of Peacebuilding and Development, vol.5, no.2, 2010.