Tag Archives: Rivers State

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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PIND Impact Assessment

BY THE FUND FOR PEACE AND FOUNDATION FOR PARTNERSHIPS INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND) FFP has produced the following impact assessment of PIND’s peacebuilding programs in the Niger Delta. The assessment analyzes PIND’s approach to early warning, conflict management and social infrastructure development against the organization’s theory of change to evaluate impact. Download the […]

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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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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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Niger Delta Quarterly Conflict Trends: January-March 2018

BY FUND FOR PEACE, PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND), PARTNERS FOR PEACE This quarterly tracker looks at the trends and patterns of conflict risk factors and incidents of violence, and the related pressures on peace and stability at the regional, state and local levels. It is not designed as a conflict analysis, but […]

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Organized Crime in the Niger Delta: Implications for the 2019 Elections

BY FUND FOR PEACE AND PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND) In the Niger Delta region, organized crime manifests most visibly as supremacy clashes between cult groups such as the Icelanders and Greenlanders, or Deywell versus Deybam. Over the past decade, such clashes have killed over 1000 people and have further complicated an already […]

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Conflict Briefing: Biafra Agitation and Ethno-Political Polarization in Nigeria

BY FUND FOR PEACE AND PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND) This brief explores the extent to which the Pro-Biafra movement and other Niger Delta protest groups are mutually reinforcing in the context of deepening ethno-political polarization nationwide, comparing election cycles and considering the implications for election violence mitigation in 2019. It is critical […]

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – April 2017

The following memo analyses data for the NSRP focus states of Borno, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta for April 2017.

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – March 2017

The following memo analyses data for the NSRP focus states of Borno, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta for March 2017.

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Some scholars claim that conditions for civil violence in the U.S. are the worst since the 19th century. FFP Program Manager Charles Fiertz weighs in with some context @ABCaustralia.

This model forecast the US's current unrest a decade ago. It now says 'civil war'

"Is the US headed for another civil war? In a word, yes."

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With mass protests against racial injustice, soaring unemployment, impeachment, concerns of voter disenfranchisement, and 130,000 people dead from COVID-19, can the US be called a failed state? FFP's Charles Fiertz says, “No,” in an interview with @VICE.

Is the U.S. a Failed State?

Indicators are bad, but decline isn’t predetermined.

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