February Edition of the Peace Pulse
The Peace Pulse is a monthly digest that seeks to inform readers about recent debates and scholarship related to peacebuilding and governance, as well as research on Conflict Dynamics’ peacebuilding contexts: Somalia and Somaliland, South Sudan, Sudan, and Syria. The purpose of the digest is to give a quick snapshot of the spectrum of subjects that have been debated or written about in recent months.
*New* Practitioners’ Manual Summary
Announcing the Humanitarian Access in Situations of Armed Conflict: Practitioners’ Manual Summary. This document summarizes and translates the guidance provided in Humanitarian Access in Situations of Armed Conflict: Practitioners’ Manual, v. 2 for humanitarian practitioners to structure approaches to secure and sustain humanitarian access. The Summary is available in English, French and Arabic.
Consortium Awarded Grant under Government of the Netherlands Addressing Root Causes (ARC) Fund
Conflict Dynamics International, and partners Somali Youth Development Network – SOYDEN and Forum of Federations, received a €6.75M grant under the Government of the Netherlands Addressing Root Causes (ARC) Fund. The grant will support a program of work focused on political accommodation and reconciliation in Somalia over a period of five years. Of the 125 applications submitted, the consortium received one of the 21 grants awarded. This grant provides very significant opportunities for impact and sustainability of our peacebuilding work in Somalia and Somaliland.