Degrees of Governance: A Study of the Decentralisation of States in Enabling Democratic Progress

The decentralisation and devolution of governance in post-conflict states can prove to be essential in maintaining a lasting peace and developing democratic practices. This paper examines the ways in which devolved regions across the world use different methods in order to build peace in post-conflict societies and to create democratic institutions and practices.   Download … Read moreDegrees of Governance: A Study of the Decentralisation of States in Enabling Democratic Progress

Language Policy in Conflict Resolution

This paper, by renowned expert in the area of minority languages, Professor Ned Thomas, offers three concise case-studies of very different situations within Europe where the measures adopted in respect of language have had some success in bringing an end to conflict and preventing its recurrence.   Download Here [PDF]

Interactive Conflict Map

DPI launches interactive conflict map, providing key information on individual conflict situations globally. See here: http://www.democraticprogress.org/publications-2/world-conflict-database/