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10 April 2013

New World Bank facility supports investments contributing to local development & poverty-alleviation in conflict-affected & fragile economies

Author: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, World Bank

[T]he Conflict-Affected and Fragile Economies Facility...will further deepen MIGA’s support for investments into conflict-affected and fragile economies, while responsibly managing the Agency’s risk exposure...The World Bank estimates that more than 1...

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19 September 2011

Sri Lanka private sector can lead recovery from war - UNDP

Author: Nita Bhalla, AlertNet

Sri Lanka has a unique opportunity to quickly build livelihoods for the more than 300,000 people affected by its civil war, thanks to the robust private sector in the south of the country which was spared the worst of the violence, the head of the U.N...

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11 July 2011

Bookworm Corner - Harnessing mobile technology for conflict resolution, management

Author: Astrid Zweynert, Alertnet

Mobile technology has profoundly changed the way we communicate in everyday life, and after the 2010 Haiti earthquake it also become clear that it can be a vital means to give information to survivors of disasters. A new book now sheds light on how...

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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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21 November 2010

[DOC] Corporate Social Responsibility in Conflict and Post-Conflict Scenarios: From Risk Management to Value Creation [Spain]

Author: The School for a Culture of Peace and the ESADE Institute for Social Innovation

The role of companies in peacebuilding can range from both political participation (supporting peace negotiations) to economic and social participation (providing jobs and entrepreneurial possibilities). This all serves to reinforce the idea that...

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21 October 2010
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Author: ESADE Madrid y la Escola de Cultura de Pau

El papel de las empresas en la construcción de paz, que puede ir desde su participación tanto política (apoyando las negociaciones de paz) como económica y social (facilitando empleo y oportunidades de emprendimiento), refuerza la idea de que la...

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1 June 2010

[PDF] Doing business while advancing peace and development

Author: United Nations Global Compact

Conflict affects a society at all levels…business has an interest in promoting peace and development, two main objectives of the United Nations…what is the scope of the private sector’s contribution in conflict prevention, post-conflict reconstruction...

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1 November 2009

[PDF] Natural Resources in Côte d’Ivoire: Fostering Crisis or Peace? The Cocoa, Diamond, Gold and Oil Sectors

Author: Lena Guesnet, Marie Müller & Jolien Schure, Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)

Côte d’Ivoire…has been ridden by violent conflict and political unrest…[T]he role of natural resources in the conflict…has largely been neglected and deserves further attention if the peace process is to lead to some stability…The first part of this...

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15 April 2009
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Author: Carlos Fernández García, Juan Rial Roade, Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior (FRIDE)

[E]l caso español, especialmente para la participación del sector privado, al ser un camino de reciente andadura. En el marco de una investigación general sobre la participación de los actores económicos privados en los procesos de reconstrucción post...

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15 April 2009

[PDF] Public Aid Policies and Private Sector Participation in Post-war Reconstruction Processes and Promoting Development

Author: Carlos Fernández García, Juan Rial Roade, Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior (FRIDE)

This paper offers an introductory review of the public policies and guidelines...for post-war reconstruction processes and development in the wider context of a general investigation into the participation of private economic actors in post-conflict...

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