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16 May 2012

Corporate Engagement for Conflict Transformation: Conceptualising the Business-Peace Interface

Author: Safal Ghimire and Bishnu Raj Upreti

Economic issues have been key factors in many conflicts around the globe...On occasions corporate actors can be seen to have played decisive roles, both triggering conflicts and transforming conflict...In this context, this paper discusses the...

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17 May 2010

[PDF] Business and Public Security in Nepal – Impacts and Responses

Author: National Business Initiative, International Alert

Equitable economic recovery is a key requirement for consolidating peace in Nepal, where economic deprivation of various groups and regions, elite control of productive resources, and decades of low development have fed both poverty and multiple...

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17 May 2010

[PDF] “Financial Peacebuilding”- Impacts of the Nepalese conflict on the financial sector and its potential for peacebuilding

Author: Ulrike Joras, Swisspeace

The financial sector is assumed to have a catalyst role for economic development…The importance of an adequate financial service provision has also been recognised for post-conflict peacebuilding and reconstruction…This working paper looks at options...

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1 March 2009

[PDF] What role for business in “post-conflict” economic recovery? Perspectives from Nepal

Author: Lindsay Alexander, Canan Gündüz and DB Subedi, International Alert

As is evident in Nepal, conflict can reverse development gains and deepen poverty. Different actors have started to recognise the complex links between their interventions and conflict dynamics...business operations, whether large or small scale,...

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30 January 2009

Sri Lanka and Nepal exchange business leaders in search for inclusive economy of peace

Author: International Alert

International Alert and partners recently organised a regional exchange programme in...Nepal, between key Nepali and Sri Lankan business leaders...Participants... highlighted that the private sector...can take the lead in facilitating multi...

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27 August 2008

Families of Nepalese workers killed in Iraq sue KBR

Author: Reuters

KBR Inc and its Jordanian contractor are being sued for human trafficking by a Nepalese survivor and the families of 12 other employees who were killed while being transported, allegedly against their will, to work in a U.S. military base in Iraq.....

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1 February 2007
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Author: International Alert

Entreprise Locale, Paix Locale souligne le potentiel du secteur privé national à contribuer à une paix durable, dans le cadre d'un tel effort collectif. Il y est démontré que les entreprises sont souvent étroitement liées à la dynamique de conflit, et...

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1 October 2006
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Author: International Alert

Local Business, Local Peace (Las empresas locales y la paz), pone de relieve el potencial que tiene el sector empresarial del país afectado para contribuir a forjar una paz duradera como parte de ese esfuerzo colectivo. Enfatiza que el sector...

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1 January 2006

[PDF] Business for Peace: Nepali Private Sector Gets Involved in Conflict Transformation and Peace Building

Author: Padma Jyoti, Hemlata Rai, Armin Hofmann, Helmut Grossmann

The National Business Initiative for peace (NBI)…aim[s] to harness private sector efforts in conflict transformation…[It] consists of…business associations in Nepal…The strategy aims at engaging local businesses for conflict transformation…Businesses...

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15 June 2005

[PDF] Nepal: A human rights crisis fuelled by irresponsible arms exports

Author: Amnesty International

...irresponsible military aid and arms supplies to Nepal from countries including the United States, India and the United Kingdom, have facilitated the killing, torture and abduction or "disappearance" of thousands of civilians. [refers to Eurocopter]

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