Somaliland: A study in the potential of indigenous resources

Ploughshares Armed Conflicts, Defence & Human Security

Author Christina Woolner Christina Woolner is currently studying for an MPhil in Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge. A former program officer with Project Ploughshares, she spent the last two years teaching peace and conflict studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Waterloo, and the University of Hargeisa. The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 34 Issue 3 Autumn 2013 Localizing peace: Reflections from …

A New Measure of War: Fewer conflicts and deaths, more displaced people

Tasneem Jamal Armed Conflicts, Forced Displacement and Migration

Author Christina Woolner The Ploughshares Monitor Summer 2011 Volume 32 Issue 2 In 2010 there were 24 active armed conflicts worldwide, a decrease of four from the previous year. After no change in the number of active armed conflicts between 2008 and 2009, this decrease marks a return to the prevailing downward trend that started in 2000. No new conflicts …

Naming War, Counting the Dead: Ploughshares’ Armed Conflicts Report in Perspective

Tasneem Jamal Armed Conflicts

Author Christina Woolner The Ploughshares Monitor Autumn 2009 Volume 30 Issue 3 Size: 122KB While war and peace have long been topics of study, the systematic collection of conflict data is relatively recent (Eck 2005, p. 5). Project Ploughshares’ Armed Conflicts Report (ACR), begun in 1987, emerged alongside other conflict data projects undertaken by academic institutions, individual scholars, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), …