New PDF release: An Unlikely Dilemma: Constructing a Partnership between

By Göran Gunner,Kjell-Åke Nordquist

In an international the place armed clash, repression, and authoritarian rule are too widespread, human rights and peace-building current key strategies and agendas for the worldwide and native fight for peace and development.

But are those agendas congruent? Do they help one another? Many corporations, states, and members have skilled how priorities of 1 time table create friction with the opposite. for example, are justice and reconciliation incompatible ambitions? If no longer, do they result in counteracting projects? How can neighborhood and foreign actors boost aid to societies that seek a manner out of violence and repression with no violating common ethical criteria, in a less than excellent and resource-scarce situation?

This examine departs from the view that either human rights and peace-building are agendas with particular and precise contributions. on the way to take care of overlapping claims that the 2 agendas occasionally formulate, in either clash and post-conflict events, this examine indicates particular methods so one can create synergy results of schedule cooperation.

"This is a superb booklet that reaches past highbrow niceties which are usually faraway from the real-life social and fiscal issues of the sufferers of violence and abuse in several components of the area. It attracts on 5 case reviews (Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, Palestine, and Timor-Leste), the place the lives of individuals are torn aside through lasting oppression, greed, slaughter, and generational defeat. It ponders practical strategies to what are frequently perceived as insurmountable difficulties, which require international locations to take on the most important dilemmas dealing with post-conflict societies. Goran Gunner and Kjell-Ake-Nordquist remind us that sustainable balance calls for this dilemma--likely and unlikely--to be resolved."
-Charles Villa-Vicencio
Senior study Fellow
Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape city, South Africa

"This ebook skillfully demonstrates that there's no lasting peace with out recognize of human rights. Peace and justice need to be pursued as concurrently as attainable. in reality, peace improvement and human rights are indivisible. the earlier the area realizes this, the more secure it is going to be."
-Jan Eliasson
Former President of the United countries normal Assembly
Minister for overseas Affairs, Sweden

Göran Gunner is affiliate Professor in challenge experiences, Uppsala collage, and Researcher at Church of Sweden examine Unit, Uppsala. Dr Gunner can also be Senior Lecturer at Stockholm institution of Theology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Kjell-Åke Nordquist is affiliate Professor in Peace and clash learn, Uppsala college, and traveling Professor and Head of analysis software on Human Rights and Peace-Building, Stockholm institution of Theology, Stockholm, Sweden.

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