Conflict and Fragility

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The Conflict Research Unit conducts research on the political economy of 21st century conflict and fragility dynamics. By offering insights and innovative approaches as to how to reduce the occurrence, intensity and impact of violence, we aim to achieve that policy makers and practitioners feel urged and enabled to take informed action against the human suffering caused by violent conflict today.

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Local security governance in Libya

22 October 2018 - 10:22

How is local security governance functioning beyond formal institutions and how is this experienced by average Libyans? Our new research findings emphasize the need to take account of the full spectrum of local security providers, including informal actors that are trusted and considered legitimate.

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Institute Clingendael realizes research, training and consultancy for national and international parties.

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Conflict and FragilityResearch programme

The Levant

27 June 2017 - 17:20
Conflict and FragilityResearch programme

The Sahel Programme

27 June 2017 - 17:00
Conflict and FragilityResearch programme

Migration & conflict

27 June 2017 - 16:56

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Night of Conflict

15 - 16 Dec 2018