Additional Resources

Conflict Sensitive Approaches to Development


Conflict Sensitivity in Post-Earthquake Nepal, 2015
A discussion of representatives of the peacebuilding community in Nepal, hosted by the United Nations Development Programme, to discuss the potential conflict risks and peacebuilding opportunities related to earthquake relief and recovery efforts in the country. Read More

Aid interventions in South Sudan: Integrating a conflict-sensitive approach, 2015
Integrating a conflict-sensitive approach into the operations and projects of institutions and organisations“ including governments, humanitarian and development organisations“ often results in more sustainable and stable interventions. Read More

Peace and Conflict Assessment South Sudan, 2012

Conflict Sensitivity: Primary healthcare sector in Lebanon, 2014
This research was commissioned by International Alert as part of the project, ‘Support to Conflict Reduction through Improving Health Services in theContext of the Syrian Crisis‘,which aims to reduce tensions between Lebanese host communities and Syrian refugees through improved healthcare services.

Kenya Conflict Analysis Report
This study” Embracing the Practice of Conflict Sensitive Approaches: An analysis of the Kenyan context” is one in a continuum of strategic activities aimed at infusing the practice of conflict sensitivity among the Kenyan Conflict Sensitivity Consortium members.

Kenya Conflict Analysis Full Report
Kenya Conflict Analysis Summary Report

Building Institutional Capacity for Conflict-Sensitive Practice: The Case of International NGOs Read more

Conflict Sensitivity in Emergencies: Learning from the Asia Tsunami Response Read more

Peace & Conflict Impact Assessment and NGO Peacebuilding – Experiences from Kenya & Guatemala Read more

Can Conflict Analysis Processes Support Gendered Visions of Peace Building? Case study,Fiji Read more

Enhancing the Peacebuilding Impact of International Engagement. Findings from Afghanistan, Liberia and Sri Lanka Read more

A Measure of Peace: Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment of Development Projects in Conflict Zones Read more

Towards a Conflict Sensitive Poverty Reduction Strategy: Lessons Learned Read more

Education for All – Nepal Review from a Conflict Perspective Read more

Reflecting on Peace Practice Read more

Conflict Analysis and Response Definition Read more

Applying Conflict Sensitivity at project level, Case Studies Read more

Confronting War: Critical Lessons for Peace Practitioners Read more

Transnational Corporations in Conflict Prone Zones: Public Policy Responses and a Framework for Action Read more

Enhancing the Role of Non-State Actors in Conflict Sensitive Development Read more




Building peace in fragile contexts: Lessons on conflict-sensitivity from South Sudan
Earlier this month, armed clashes between competing factions of South Sudan’s government broke out in the capital Juba, a day after the nation’s fifth anniversary of its independence. The conflict dates back to political events and factional fighting that first emerged in 2013.

Peace through Prosperity – Integrating Peacebuilding Into Economic Development, 2015
Economy and conflict are linked, and economic development of the right kind is critical to achieving peace. This means businesses, governments and international agencies promoting economic development are influential in creating opportunities for peace – in building peace through prosperity.

Governance and Social Development Resource Centre – Topic Guide on Conflict, 2011/2014
Funded by the UK Department for International Development, the Governance and Social Development Resource Centre (GSDRC) aims to help reduce poverty by informing policymaking and enhancing professional knowledge in relation to governance, conflict and social development.

Do Conflict Sensitive Approaches Help Us Negotiate the Dilemmas Confronting Us in Rapid-Onset Emergencies?
This report documents the Consortium event – “Do Conflict Sensitive Approaches Help Us Negotiate the Dilemmas Confronting Us in Rapid-Onset Emergencies?”. A range of NGOs, academic institutions, DFID, FCO and MoD representatives were invited to consider how humanitarian actors leading responses to rapid onset emergencies understand and apply conflict sensitive approaches to their work.

Responding to Conflict (RTC)
Information on RTC’s resources, courses and programmes. RTC specialises in transforming conflict and violence by facilitating individuals and organisations to address the underlying causes of violence through skills development and capacity building.

The Working Group on Development and Peace (FriEnt)
The Working Group on Development and Peace (FriEnt) is an association of seven German governmental and non-governmental organisations, with the main objective to promote peacebuilding in all areas of development cooperation. FriEnt’s core activities include fostering joint learning, capacity building, advice and supporting networking and cooperation of its members.

UN Global Compact
Project to promote the business case for conflict prevention within the financial sector.

UNEP Finance Initiative
Project to promote the business case for conflict prevention within the financial sector.

UNEP Finance Initiative
Report on the relevance of conflict for the financial sector and the role of financial institutions in conflict prevention.

United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)
Information and resources on how to enhance the capacity of companies to make a positive contribution to peace and development in conflict-prone countries.

Voluntary Principles on Human Rights and Security
Guidelines for oil, gas, and mining companies on how to maintain the safety and security of their operations within an operating framework that guarantees respect for human rights.

Journal of Conflict, Security and Development, Routledge
This journal bridges traditional development and security studies through its focus on cross-cutting policy agendas, such as conflict prevention and security sector reform. Edited by the Conflict, Security and Development Research Group in the Department of War Studies, Kings College London.

Journal of Peacebuilding and Development
The Journal of Peacebuilding and Development (JPD) is a publication for the sharing of critical thinking and constructive action at the intersections of conflict, development and peace. JPD is a joint publication of the South North Centre for Peacebuilding and Development (SNCPD) in Harare, Zimbabwe and American University’s Center for Global Peace (CGP) in Washington, DC, USA, and produced in collaboration with the Executive Editors and other institutional partners.

Promoting Development in Areas of Actual or Potential Violent Conflict: Conflict Impact Assessment and Early Warning Read more

Peace and Conflict Sensitive Approaches to Development: A Briefing for the OECD Task Force Read more

Strategic Conflict Assessment Read more

Conflict, Humanitarian Assistance and Peacebuilding: Meeting the Challenges Read more

Aid for Peace: A Guide to Planning and Evaluation for Conflict Zones Read more

The Peacebuilding Potential of the Domestic and Private Sector Read More

Planning and Programming Read more

Working with Conflict: Skills and Strategies for Action Read more

Early Warning and Preventive Measures Read more

DAC Guidelines on Conflict, Peace and Development Cooperation Read more

Conflict Sensitive Business Practices Read more

EC Checklist for Root Causes of Conflict Read more

Development Dimensions of Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Read more

Conflict Sensitive Approaches to Development, Humanitarian Assistance and Peacebuilding Read more

Conflict and Project Finance: Exploring Options for the Better Management of Conflict Risk Read more

Better Programming Initiative Read more

Conflict Sensitivity Consortium Benchmarking Paper Read more

Promoting a Conflict Prevention Approach to OECD Companies and Partnering with Local Business Read more

Gender, Conflict, and Peacekeeping Read more

Mainstreaming Conflict Sensitivity Read more