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Conflict Prevention from Rhetoric to Reality: Organizations and Institutions: v. 1

Conflict Prevention from Rhetoric to Reality: Organizations and Institutions: v. 1 (Paperback)

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In response to the shaky record of the international community's peacekeeping and conflict management efforts, academics and policymakers have begun to re-examine conflict prevention as a key instrument for the advancement of peace in a war-torn world. In Conflict Prevention from Rhetoric to Reality, Volume 1: Organizations and Institutions conflict prevention specialists from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, with professional experience in regional organizations, the UN, and various NGOs and research organizations, argue that, as a concept as well as a policy, conflict prevention is moving beyond rhetorical commitments and symbolic, ad hoc, activities. Institutional, long-term efforts specifically targeted at the prevention of violent conflict have become more than just wishful thinking. Together with local actors, many governments, regional organizations and the UN are embracing preventive action as a viable path towards sustainable peace. The contributions to this volume trace conflict prevention efforts in various regional contexts and explain how preventive thinking is being successfully mainstreamed into the activities of regional organizations and the UN.

They show that, while conflicts may not always be prevented, even in cases where reliable monitoring triggers effective early warning and preventive action, the likelihood of an outbreak of violent conflict can be greatly reduced by determined, systematic efforts to address the root causes of potential violence.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesPeace studies & conflict resolution Publisher: Lexington Books Publication Date: 02/07/2004 ISBN-13: 9780739107386  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Albrecht Schnabel is senior research fellow at swisspeace, Bern. David Carment is director of the Centre for Security and Defense Studies and associate professor of international affairs at Carleton University, Ottawa.

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