Author: Yani Aldrich, February 2020.
“The Hong Kong youth have been catalysts for so much change in just the past seven years and they are still going forward in full force. Some youth leaders are even running for seats in the legislature (Yiu-man). As a youth-led movement, the Hong Kong protests have the power to change the future. Youth can take the necessary risks to fight back against Beijing’s continued advancements to diminish Hong Kong’s autonomy, they are innovative, and their passion leads the movement because they are fighting for the future and future generations.”
Author: Nicole Smith, 2019.
“This research aims to uncover insights into how women’s roles within the peacebuilding process in Tunisia enabled continued participation and positive change, so that future conflict-impacted areas can use the country as a case study when implementing their peacebuilding frameworks.”
Author: Sameen Zehra, 2019.
“Analysts watching the situation closely noted that Tunisia should rightfully be proud of what it has accomplished, but a key question still remains: where are the youth of Tunisia seven years after the uprising (Ezzine)?”
Author: Michelle Dolinar, 2019.
“In the context of Colombia, many child soldiers of the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC) rebel group were processed through DDR facilities. Despite a concerted effort to disarm and demobilize child soldiers from the FARC and other armed opposition groups, the current failure of the DDR programs to reintegrate children is having lasting effects on peace building…”
Author: Colin O’Brien, 2019.
“South Africa’s democracy was adopted before the country had addressed its development needs, making it an incredible feat to have sustained its core democratic principles since 1994. However, with enduring dire social and economic challenges amidst successive political instability and corruption, South Africa’s democracy appears to be on the brink of regression.”
Author: Jacquelyn Easterwood, 2018.
“Photos of distressed and innocent children fleeing from war-torn Syria have flooded the media since the influx of refugees into various countries began in 2015…”
Author: Mike Kriner, 2018.
“How are we to understand the inducement for the UN’s authorization to use force in Libya and the lack thereof in Syria?…”
Author: Melissa Salyk-Virk, 2017
“Lebanon’s history post-independence has not been devoid of conflict. While re-establishing itself after its colonial rule, Lebanon has faced many internal conflicts, as well as interstate clashes…”