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Why peacebuilding fails and what we can do about it

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Although research demonstrates that peacekeeping missions, on balance, have a good track record, many of the practices, habits, and narratives that shape peacebuilders’ efforts on the ground are counterproductive. This, at least, is the argument put forward by SĂ©verine Autesserre, researcher and associate professor at Columbia University, after conducting several years of ethnographic research in […]