Conflict prevention




   

1 What is conflict • Nature, functions and manifestations of conflict • Handling conflict • Defining conflict and violence • The conflict triangle. 2 What is conflict prevention • Purpose, importance and focus of conflict prevention • Contemporary violent conflict • Conflict dynamics model. 3 Frameworks, concepts and terminology • Framework documents • Peace and conflict terms and concepts. 4 Arguments in favour of national institutions (NIS) • Getting started • Human rights and conflict • Mandate and purpose • Context and relevance • Comparative advantages. 5 Objections to role of NIS • Arguments against • Dealing with objections • NI strategies. 6 The Conflict prevention process • Analysis • Strategy • Action • Evaluation. 7 Analysing causes of conflict • Sectoral analysis • Analysing causal interaction. 8 Actor analysis • Conflict mapping • Actor analysis matrix • The conflict triangle. 9 Analysing Capacities for Peace 10 Prioritising and setting Objectives • Strategy development • Prioritising • Setting overall objectives. 11 Options for preventative measures • Getting started • Survey of preventive measures • Generating and assessing options. 12 Assessing institutional capacity • Rating • Getting started • Areas to consider • Addressing limitations. 13 Developing a prevention plan • Planning for prevention • The preventive measures matrix • Implementation process • Action plan for implementation. 14 Implementing and Overcoming Challenges • Conflict handling styles • Communication about human rights • Playing roles • Advocacy • Force field analysis.

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