UCLG peace prize : creating peace from the local level : proposal of the UCLG Committee on development cooperation and city diplomacy

Abstract: Local governments have an important role to play in situations of conflict. This Prize aims at creating a momentum for local governments that implement strategies for peace-building. It celebrates the excellent work done and contributes to a global statement and local peace building agenda. Author(s): UCLG Source(s): , [2] p. Published: 2012 United cities…

Burundi : land policy making in a conflict-prone country : summary paper

Abstract: The Burundian Government deals with the multiple problems and conflicts related to land management by encouraging alternative dispute resolution mechanisms and by better recognizing local practices and local land management systems. Author(s): Kohlhagen, Dominik Source(s): , [8] p. Published: 2012 World bank, Washington, DC (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://landandpoverty.com/agenda/pdfs/paper/kohlhagen_full_paper.pdf

Decentralisation and conflict management in Indonesia and Nigeria

Abstract: The paper examines the history of grievances, demands, and identity in the context of decentralization in two countries. This includes the devolution of political, administrative and fiscal duties and resources to local authorities and the creation of new districts and local government areas. Author(s): Diprose, Rachael; Ukiwo, Ukoha Source(s): , CRISE working paper; 49…

Land governance: building trust : a training programme on transparency in land administration : substantive training report

Abstract: During 2007-2008, a three-day curriculum on transparency in land administration was developed and delivered in four regions in Sub- Saharan Africa: Ghana, Namibia, Tanzania, and Senegal. Subjects included participation, innovation, ethics, and dispute resolution. Author(s): UN-Habitat; UNU; Universiteit Twente Source(s): , 57 p., ill., tabs Published: 2008 University of Twente. International institute for geo-information…

Passing on the challenges or prescribing better management of diversity? : decentralisation, power sharing and conflict dynamics in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Abstract: The paper looks at the implications of Indonesia’s ambitious programme for decentralization and greater regional autonomy, using examples from two districts. It looks at the history of identity politics and discusses key legislative changes and impacts of decentralization on conflict dynamics. Author(s): Diprose, Rachael Source(s): , CRISE working paper; 38 25 p., ill., graphs,…

Constraints and perspectives on democracy in Mozambique : report on NiZA conference, The Hague, February 1, 2002

Abstract: In 2002, a conference about the constraints and perspectives of democracy in Mozambique was held in The Hague to discuss how to strengthen democracy and how to prevent the escalation of political tensions. Author(s): Doeleman, Elma Source(s): , [22] p., 29 cm Published: 2002 Netherlands institute for Southern Africa (NiZA), Amsterdam (English ISBN/ISSN: /…