South Africa (1990 – 2001)

Ploughshares Africa, Archived Conflicts, Armed Conflicts

Archived conflict (updated: February 2002) The South African conflict was considered at an end when 2001 became the second successive year of fewer than 25 reported deaths due to conflict violence. During 2001 a few violent incidents took place in provincial elections, resulting in at least two reported deaths. Summary Type of Conflict Parties to the Conflict Status of the …

Congo-Brazzaville [Republic of Congo] (1997 – 2001)

Ploughshares Africa, Archived Conflicts, Armed Conflicts

Archived conflict (updated: January 2002) The peace agreement signed in 2000 held through 2001 and there were no reports of fighting between government and rebel forces. In a symbolic gesture 800 weapons were turned over by rebel groups in April 2001 and publicly destroyed to emphasize both sides’ commitment to peace.   Summary Type of Conflict Parties to the Conflict Status …

Indonesia – East Timor (1975 – 2001)

Ploughshares Archived Conflicts, Armed Conflicts, Asia

Archived conflict (updated: December 2001) There was no reported fighting or conflict-related deaths in 2001. Closely monitored by 8,000 UN Peacekeepers, August elections for East Timor’s first democratically elected assembly were peaceful with a turnout of more than 90 per cent. Initial steps were taken to create East Timor’s national army and talks were held with former militia members to …

Cambodia (1978 – 2000)

Ploughshares Archived Conflicts, Armed Conflicts, Asia

Archived conflict (updated: January 2001) Almost a decade after the 1991 Paris Peace Accords mapped out a peace process for Cambodia, the country has been removed from the list of armed conflicts because both years 2000 and 1999 saw fewer than 25 deaths arising from political conflict. The recent disbandment of the Khmer Rouge and a beginning to demobilization of …

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 2000 Armed Conflicts Report

Tasneem Jamal

Author Ernie Regehr The Ploughshares Monitor March 2000 Volume 21 Issue 1 After three years of steady decline, the number of wars fought worldwide increased significantly in 1999. By year’s end there were 40 armed conflicts being fought on the territories of 36 countries, up from 36 armed conflicts in 31 countries in 1998 (and compared to 37 in 32 countries …

Tajikistan (1992 – 2000)

Ploughshares Archived Conflicts, Armed Conflicts, Asia

Archived conflict (updated: January 2000) The Tajikistan armed conflict ended in 2000 when the 1997 negotiated settlement appeared to take hold amid a second year of few reported conflict deaths. Following presidential and parliamentary elections, the Commission on National Reconciliation and other international peacebuilding instruments began to withdraw. Summary Type of Conflict Parties to the Conflict Status of the Fighting …

The 1998 Armed Conflicts Report

Tasneem Jamal

Author Ernie Regehr The Ploughshares Monitor March 1999 Volume 20 Issue 1 The number of conflicts declined in 1998, but war continues to plague almost one out of every six countries. For the third year in a row there has been a reduction in the number of armed conflicts1 worldwide. While that still leaves almost one in six countries subjected to …