Egypt (1992 – 2000)

Ploughshares Africa, Archived Conflicts, Armed Conflicts, Mideast

Archived conflict (updated: January 2001) After years of declining casualties, Egypt has been removed from the list of active armed conflicts. Fewer than 25 conflict-related deaths during 1999 and 2000 suggest that fighting between government forces and Islamic militants ended. In 2000 the Muslim Brotherhood participated in parliamentary elections.   Summary Type of Conflict Parties to the Conflict Status of the …

The Heart of the Matter: Sierra Leone, Diamonds and Human Security

Tasneem Jamal Africa, Armed Conflicts, Defence & Human Security, Europe

Authors Ian Smillie, Lansana Gberie and Ralph Hazleton The Ploughshares Monitor March 2000 Volume 21 Issue 1 This article is excerpted from a report that is available at www.web.net/pac, in both English and French. Ian Smillie, an Ottawa-based consultant, has 30 years of international development experience, as manager, programmer, evaluator, and writer. His most recent publications include The Alms Bazaar: Altruism …

OAU Decision on Small Arms

Tasneem Jamal Africa

Statement from the Organization of African Unity. Thirty-fifth Ordinary Session of OAU/Third Ordinary Session of AEC, 12-14July, 1999, Algiers, Algeria AHG/Draft/Dec.1-8 (XXXV) Rev. AHG/Draft/OAU/AEC/Dec.1 (III) Rev. DRAFT DECISIONS OF THE ASSEMBLY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT AHG/Draft/Dec.6 (LXX) Draft Decision on the Illicit Proliferation, Circulation and Illicit Trafficking of Small Arms and Light Weapons – (Doc. CM/2097 (LXX) Add.2)) …

The Search for a Lasting Resolution of the Ethiopia/Eritrea Conflict

Tasneem Jamal Africa, Armed Conflicts

Author Leenco Lata The Ploughshares Monitor March 1999 Volume 20 Issue 1 Leenco Lata is a former leader of the Oromo Liberation Front of Ethiopia and participated in the political restructuring of Ethiopia after the overthrow of the military regime. He is currently a researcher and analyst living in Canada, and is associated with the International Resource Group on Disarmament and …

Is Mediation Alien to Africa?

Tasneem Jamal Africa, Armed Conflicts, Defence & Human Security

Author Bethuel Kiplagat The Ploughshares Monitor December 1998 Volume 19 Issue 4 Bethuel Kiplagat is a consultant on peace and conflict resolution in Africa and a member of the International Resource Group on Disarmament and Security in the Horn of Africa (IRG), co-sponsored by Project Ploughshares. Mr. Kiplagat is the former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kenya, …

Civil (NGO) – Military Cooperation: Lessons from Somalia, the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda

Tasneem Jamal Africa, Armed Conflicts, Defence & Human Security, Europe

Author André Beauregard The Ploughshares Monitor December 1998 Volume 19 Issue 4 André Beauregard graduated with his MA in Political Science in April 1998. He recently completed a six-month internship at Project Ploughshares. The preceding article is based on a section of his MA thesis, Civil-Military Cooperation in Joint Humanitarian Operations: A Case Analysis of Somalia, the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. …