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1 January 2011

[PDF] Private sector actors & peacebuilding: A framework for analysis

Author: Intl. Council of Swedish Industry (NIR), Swedish Institute of Intl. Affairs (UI)

The role of private sector actors in peace processes is a growing field of research...it is clear that private sector actors may play important roles when it comes to fostering peace and development in conflictaffected countries...The development from...

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25 May 2010

Business women design peace building projects in Rwanda

Author: Florence Mutesi, New Times [Rwanda]

After a whole year of laying foundation for able business women in the country, Business Council for Peace, US-based NGO has embarked on helping the same women design public peace building projects....

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1 October 2009

[PDF] Tourism and Peacebuilding in Rwanda

Author: Kompetenzzentrum Friedensförderung (KOFF)

This study analyzes the commitment of tourism enterprises to peace efforts based on the assumption that it should be in the interest of these companies to help resolve conflicts in tourist destinations...One of the case studies focuses on the role...

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13 October 2008
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Author: Leticia Puente Beresford, CIMAC

El Banco Mundial, conjuntamente con gobiernos y sector privado, lanzó el programa Adolescent Girls Initiative (AGI) para promover el empoderamiento económico de niñas adolescentes que viven en países pobres y en post conflictos…El AGI fue puesto en...

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9 October 2008
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Author: Banque mondiale

La Banque mondiale s’est jointe...aux autorités publiques et au secteur privé pour lancer l’Initiative de promotion des adolescentes qui aidera les jeunes filles d’aujourd’hui à devenir des acteurs économiques dans les pays pauvres et les États sortant...

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1 January 2008

[PDF] Bad Guys, Good Guys, or Something in between? Corporate governance contributions in zones of violent conflict

Author: Moira Feil, Susanne Fischer, Andreas Haidvogl and Melanie Zimmer, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt

This report asks how corporations contribute to peace and security in zones of violent conflict and proposes an analytical approach to describe the contributions…by analyzing four company case studies…Company Alpha (a pseudonym)…food & beverage...

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1 February 2007

The Media and the Rwanda Genocide

Author: International Development Research Centre

The news media played a crucial role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide: local media fueled the killings, while the international media either ignored or seriously misconstrued what was happening. This is the first book to explore both sides of that media...

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24 October 2006

Why Jeannette employs her family's killers [Rwanda]

Author: Abraham McLaughlin, Christian Science Monitor

A...Tutsi woman named Jeannette Nyirabaganwa has at least 100...reasons never to speak to Anastaz Turimubakunzi again...[M]any of Jeannette's relatives, including her husband, parents, and baby, were killed during the 1994 genocide...Anastaz is a...

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13 October 2006

Macy's Partners With Rwandan Widows

Author: Sarah DiLorenzo, Associated Press

When Macy's decided to sell baskets made by Rwandan widows, the store was swayed in part by the prospect of contributing to a developing economy and in part by the women's tale of suffering during their country's 1994 genocide. But Macy's was clear:...

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27 March 2004

Maraba coffee project fights poverty, fosters reconciliation in Rwanda

Author: AFP

Ten years after the Rwandan genocide, Hutus and Tutsis who joined forces to set up a cooperative that produces coffee in southern Rwanda have found the strength to overcome the grim legacy of the past and work together for their common interests. ...

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