Bosnian Voices in Transitional Times/Voces de Bosnia en Tiempos de Transición

2017-09-01T16:45:50+00:00

By Pablo Carvajal The experience of taking part in the inaugural Sarajevo Symposium on Post-Conflict Transitions has left me with numerous lessons. Firstly, receiving daily stories of the local people and other participants in [...]

Bosnian Voices in Transitional Times/Voces de Bosnia en Tiempos de Transición 2017-09-01T16:45:50+00:00

Frameworks for Accomplishment of Peace Processes

2017-09-01T16:45:50+00:00

by Daniel Mesa Gómez Conflicts all around the world are composed of complex contexts and different actors. Solutions to such conflicts also need to be complex—involving series of negotiations and multiple implementation stages—and ideally lead [...]

Frameworks for Accomplishment of Peace Processes 2017-09-01T16:45:50+00:00

Reimagining Bosnia and Herzegovina

2017-09-01T16:45:50+00:00

By Philippa Meikle Preface: Participants of the inaugural Sarajevo Symposium were asked to participate in a day-long capstone simulation. All participants were presented with a fictional scenario of Bosnia and Herzegovina, five years in the [...]

Reimagining Bosnia and Herzegovina 2017-09-01T16:45:50+00:00

The Value of Vulnerability in Negotiations

2017-09-01T16:45:50+00:00

By Milica Njegovan It is a rare skill to make people laugh and gasp with amusement when speaking about post conflict transition. Hind Kabawat, founder of the Syria Center for Dialogue, Peace and Reconciliation and [...]

The Value of Vulnerability in Negotiations 2017-09-01T16:45:50+00:00

Disarmament? Demobilization and Reintegration

2017-09-01T16:45:50+00:00

By Daniel Mesa Gómez The Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) processes are strategies used in United Nations peacebuilding and peacekeeping operations, although they have begun to be used independently by states and other institutions involved [...]

Disarmament? Demobilization and Reintegration 2017-09-01T16:45:50+00:00

Shaping Peacemakers

2017-09-01T16:45:51+00:00

by Milicia Njegovan On Monday, July 17th I saw the opening of the International Peace and Security Institute’s (IPSI) inaugural Symposium in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Hercegovina (BiH). This is the first IPSI symposium to [...]

Shaping Peacemakers 2017-09-01T16:45:51+00:00

Forgiveness and Hope

2017-09-01T16:45:53+00:00

By: Karen Fancher The film screening of “Pretty Village” was a profound glimpse into the dynamics of reentering a community after suffering mass atrocities at the hands of one’s neighbors. I was impressed by [...]

Forgiveness and Hope 2017-09-01T16:45:53+00:00

Creative Transitions in Central Sahel

2017-09-01T16:45:53+00:00

By Daniel Mesa Gómez Audra Dykman explored a framework to holistic transitions by looking at the Central Sahel region as a case study to reflect on what has to be done in situations where a [...]

Creative Transitions in Central Sahel 2017-09-01T16:45:53+00:00

Approaches to Security – Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration

2017-09-01T16:45:53+00:00

By Elliot Short Today’s studies at the 2017 Sarajevo Symposium on Post-Conflict traditions began with a lecture from William Stuebner  (Bill) on Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR). We looked at two case studies in [...]

Approaches to Security – Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration 2017-09-01T16:45:53+00:00

Memory and Reconciliation

2017-09-01T16:45:53+00:00

By Phillipa Meikle On the last day of the first week of our Symposium, we enjoyed a presentation regarding Memory and Reconciliation from Dr. Sabina Čehajić-Clancy, who is an Associate Professor of Political Psychology, Department [...]

Memory and Reconciliation 2017-09-01T16:45:53+00:00
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