Publications and Reports

Impact Assessment of PIND’s Peacebuilding Program

BY FUND FOR PEACE PIND’s peacebuilding strategy is to catalyze and leverage local capacity for early warning, conflict management, and peacebuilding across the Niger Delta, to create an enabling environment for sustainable broad-based economic development. From the initial scoping exercise in 2012 until this writing in mid-2018, PIND’s Peace Building program has produced a network […]

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Beyond #Hashtags: Leveraging Networks for the Prevention of Election Violence in Nigeria

BY PATRICIA TAFT AND NATE HAKEN The Fund for Peace is pleased to release new research supported by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) on the optimization and leveraging of networks to prevent election violence in Nigeria. The findings of this research will be released as a Handbook by USIP in late 2018, and […]

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USIP Election Violence Risk Assessment

BY U.S. INSTITUTE OF PEACE AND THE FUND FOR PEACE The Fund for Peace is pleased to have contributed to the U.S. Institute of Peace’s Election Violence Risk Assessment (EVRA) in Nigeria’s Rivers State in April 2018. The EVRA identifies political and technical vulnerabilities to electoral violence in eight states throughout Nigeria, as well as […]

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Time is of the Essence: Preventing Election Violence in Rivers State

BY FUND FOR PEACE AND PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND) Politics in the Niger Delta has often been characterized as high stakes issue and contest between personalities as much as it is between their platforms. Election cycles in Rivers State have recently been marred by violence, especially during gubernatorial and local contests. While […]

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Voluntary Principles in Ghana: Final Project Report

BY HANNAH BLYTH AND J.J. MESSNER In July 2015, Fund For Peace (FFP) began what would become a crucial contribution to the security and human rights landscape in Ghana. Partnering with the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) Ghana, we set out to implement a three-year program on the Voluntary Principles in Security and Human […]

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Domestic Violence in Rivers State: A Threat to Social and Family Stability

BY FUND FOR PEACE, PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND), PARTNERS FOR PEACE This report aims to highlight the different forms and drivers of domestic violence in the Niger Delta, with a particular focus on Rivers state. Through greater awareness and engagement on the issue across sectors, community leaders, policy makers and practitioners can […]

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Fragile States Index 2018 – Annual Report

BY J.J. MESSNER, NATE HAKEN, PATRICIA TAFT, IGNATIUS ONYEKWERE, HANNAH BLYTH, CHARLES FIERTZ, CHRISTINA MURPHY, AMANDA QUINN, MCKENZIE HORWITZ   The Fragile States Index, produced by The Fund for Peace, is a critical tool in highlighting not only the normal pressures that all states experience, but also in identifying when those pressures are pushing a state […]

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Human Rights & Business Roundtable Annual Report 2017

The mission of The Human Rights & Business Roundtable is to promote the rule of law and open societies. Launched in 1996, the Roundtable was the first forum designed for multinational businesses and mainstream human rights organizations to discuss issues of common concern in an atmosphere of mutual respect, trust, and confidentiality. Today, the Roundtable […]

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Conflict Tracker: Rivers State, February-March 2018

BY FUND FOR PEACE, PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND), PARTNERS FOR PEACE This monthly tracker is designed to update Peace Agents on patterns and trends in conflict risk and violence, as identified by the Integrated Peace and Development Unit (IPDU) early warning system, and to seek feedback and input for response to mitigate […]

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Conflict Tracker: Ondo State, February-March 2018

BY FUND FOR PEACE, PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND), PARTNERS FOR PEACE This monthly tracker is designed to update Peace Agents on patterns and trends in conflict risk and violence, as identified by the Integrated Peace and Development Unit (IPDU) early warning system, and to seek feedback and input for response to mitigate […]

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