Tag Archives: Sierra Leone

Crumbling Roads and a Health Crisis: West Africa Confronts Ebola

BY PATRICIA TAFT In December 2013 in a tiny village in Guinea, a young child fell ill and died of a disease that would come to define much of the news in 2014. The Ebola virus, previously only known in Central and East Africa, laid ravage to large swaths of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, […]

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It Takes a Generation: West African Success Stories

BY NATE HAKEN Many truisms about peace-building incline towards pessimism. There is a “vicious cycle,” a “conflict trap,” “unintended consequences,” the problem of “political will,” and a slew of transnational “exogenous pressures” beyond the sphere of anyone’s control. Certainly, the Fragile States Index (FSI) is often perceived as a buffet of bad news stories and […]

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#ICYMI 📽️

Check out this recording from our #CVE webinar series on a global cross-comparative analysis on how reconciliation programming can reduce violent extremism

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