Nyirabikali, G.: Opportunities and Challenges for Civil Society Contributions to Peacebuilding in Mali , (SIPRI: , March 2016)
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Civil society can make major contributions to peacebuilding, playing a role at every stage in the conflict cycle and its resolution.
One important role of civil society is contributing to the safety and security of the population. In the aftermath of the 2012 crisis in Mali, the local population experienced, among other negative effects, gross violence and extreme human rights abuse. To address these issues and ensure the safety and security of the population, civil society can contribute to related policies and policy implementation at the local and national levels.
This project aims to strengthen civil society’s contributions to addressing the safety and security challenges of the population by: