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All Policy Briefs & Reports

2022

“Patterns of Armed Conflict Recurrence among Peace Agreement Signatories.” Peace Accords Matrix Policy Briefs Series. Jason Quinn and Sally Sharif (Notre Dame, IN: Peace Accords Matrix/Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies/Keough School for Global Affairs, 2022)

“How to Canton Ex-Combatants: Lessons from Peacebuilding with the FARC.” Peace Accords Matrix Policy Brief Series. Sally Sharif (Notre Dame, IN: Peace Accords Matrix/Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies/Keough School for Global Affairs, 2022)

“The Limited Impact of Partial Peace Agreements: What Other Countries Can Learn from Colombia’s Historic Quest for Peace.” Peace Accords Matrix Policy Briefs Series. Madhav Joshi and Ana Mercedes Sánchez-Ramírez. (Notre Dame, IN: Peace Accords Matrix/Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies/Keough School for Global Affairs, 2022)

“How to Evaluate People’s Perception of Peace Agreement Implementation.” Peace Accords Matrix Policy Brief Series. Maria José Daza Bohorquez. (Notre Dame, IN: Peace Accords Matrix/Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies/Keough School for Global Affairs, 2022)

“International Humanitarian Law: The Guiding Light for Designing and Implementing Peace Agreements.” Peace Accords Matrix Policy Brief Series. Isabel Güiza-Gómez, Jason Quinn, and Josefina Echavarría Alvarez (Notre Dame, IN: Peace Accords Matrix/Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies/Keough School for Global Affairs, 2022)

“How to Integrate Peace Agreements into Public Policy. Peace Accords Matrix Policy Briefs Series. Zuñiga, Ivonne, Elise Ditta, and Patrick McQuestion (Notre Dame, IN: Peace Accords Matrix/Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies/Keough School for Global Affairs, 2022).

2021

“Building a Network for Successful Peace Negotiations in Afghanistan: Social Network Analysis of the Afghan Peace Process.” Madhav Joshi and Sophia Henn (Notre Dame, IN: Peace Accords Matrix/Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies/Keough School for Global Affairs, 2021).

“Assessing Implementation of the 2020 US-Taliban Peace Accord.” Madhav Joshi (Notre Dame, IN: Keough School of Global Affairs, March 2021).

2020

“Women, Peace and Security: Understanding the Implementation of Gender Stipulations in Peace Agreements.” Madhav Joshi, Louise Olsson, Rebecca Gindele, Josefina Echavarría, Elise Ditta and Patrick McQuestion. Joint Brief Series: New Insights on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) for the Next Decade (Stockholm: Folke Bernadotte Academy, PRIO and UN Women, November 2020).

“Femmes, paix et sécurité: Comprendre la mise en oeuvre des dispositions relatives au genre dans les accords de paix.” Madhav Joshi, Louise Olsson, Rebecca Gindele, Josefina Echavarría, Elise Ditta and Patrick McQuestion. Mémoire de Recherche (Stockholm: Folke Bernadotte Academy, PRIO and UN Women, Novembre 2020).

“The Effect of COVID-19 on Peace Agreement Implementation.” Madhav Joshi, Myla Jabilles Leguro, Håvard Mokleiv Nygård, Stephen Oola, and Matthew Hauenstein, PRIO Paper (2020).

Policy-Related Publications

2021

“What’s next for women’s rights in Afghanistan.” Madhav Joshi and Louise Olsson, Political Violence at a Glance, September 13, 2021.

“To end war in Afghanistan, Taliban demands Afghan president’s removal.” Madhav Joshi and David Cortright, The Conversation, August 11, 2021.

“What’s at Stake for Women in Afghanistan.” Madhav Joshi and Louise Olsson, Political Violence at a Glance, April 14, 2021.

“Securing a Plan for Ending the War in Afghanistan.” David Cortright and Madhav Joshi, IPI Global Observatory, March 16, 2021.

“A Critical Moment for Women’s Political Rights in Intra-Afghan Negotiation and Beyond.” Madhav Joshi and Louise Olsson, PRIO Blogs, March 3, 2021.

“‘Building the third room’: towards peace and women’s dignity in future Afghanistan.” Sophia Henn and Madhav Joshi, Dignity and Development Blog, January 22, 2021.

2020

“Transitional justice, conflict victims and human dignity.” Madhav Joshi, The Kathmandu Post, November 1, 2020.

“U.N. resolutions may seem like cheap talk. But they might actually work.” Matthew Hauenstein and Madhav Joshi, Monkey Cage, Washington Post, September 22, 2020.

“Institutionalizing the Dreadful Victory in Post-War Sri Lanka.” Madhav Joshi, PRIO Blogs, September 3, 2020.

“Peace in Times of Covid: The Colombian Experience.” Luis Felipe Botero, Josefina Echavarría Alvarez, and Rebecca Gindele, Humanity United Blog, September 17, 2020.

“Overcoming Mistrust in Afghanistan’s Peace Process.” Madhav Joshi, PRIO Blog, June 10, 2020.

“COVID-19 and beyond: peacekeeping in war zones.” Madhav Joshi, Dignity and Development, May 29, 2020.

“There’s no easy exit for the US in Afghanistan.” Madhav Joshi, The Conversation, March 4, 2020.

“South Sudan’s peace process faces a February deadline. Could last summer’s flooding actually help?” Matthew Hauenstein and Madhav Joshi, Monkey Cage, Washington Post, February 14, 2020.

2019

“South Sudan: Hopes for Peace in the Balance.” Matthew Hauenstein and Madhav Joshi, Peace Policy, December 10, 2019.

“Building trust must take precedence in South Sudan peace process.” Madhav Joshi and Susan D. Page, The Conversation, December 5, 2019.

“Why South Sudan’s peace process is stalled one year on.” Matthew Hauenstein and Madhav Joshi, The Conversation, August 19, 2019.

“Framework Deal: A Long-Term Path to Peace in Afghanistan.” Matthew Hauenstein and Madhav Joshi, Political Violence @ a Glance, February 13, 2019.

“Prospect of Peace in Yemen: What We Know from Social Science Research.” Matthew Hauenstein and Madhav Joshi, Political Violence @ a Glance, January 10, 2019.