The 2003/2004 Trócaire Development Review addresses the question of conflict and the role that peacebuilding has to play within it. These issues are discussed from a variety of viewpoints: the relationship of state-NGO-markets in peacebuilding, the strengthening of global security, civil society activities in post-conflict Angola, political conflict settlement in Columbia, and coordinated initiatives which understand the underlying causes of conflicts.
In addition, the distribution of aid more generally and the role accountability plays within this distribution is examined. Finally, several recently-published key texts on development are reviewed.
About the Trócaire Development Review
The Review draws together policy analysis and research finding with a particular relevance to Ireland's evolving role in international development. Articles are on economic, social and political themes relating to poverty and injustice in the developing world.
Strengthening global security by addressing the root causes of conflict: the role of the European Union by Paul Eavis (pdf)
Integrated approaches to peacebuilding in Africa's petro-states by Geraldine McDonald and Ian Gary (pdf)