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Borderlands Conference Report 2020

In order to shift paradigms and focus on borders as bridges rather than barriers, Pact, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) – Danish Demining Group (DDG), the Life & Peace Institute (LPI) and the Rift Valley Institute (RVI) hosted the ‘Greater Horn of Africa Cross-Border Learning Conference’ on 25 and 26 February 2019. The main objectives

In depth: A borderland lens on hubs of protracted conflict

This publication was written by Annette Idler, Natasha Leite, and Yadaira Orsini. Borderlands are the space where the nexus between economic development, conflict, crime, politics, and identity is at its most dynamic and where proximate drivers of conflict interact with deep structural issues such as poverty, marginalisation, and climate change. They are places of opportunity

Agenda Setting Report for the Borderlands Working Group

The borderlands of the Greater Horn of Africa (GHoA) are largely zones of recurrent human security crises. This is due to an interplay of their socio-ecological systems, political and economic developments, and the impact of humanitarian and military interventions. Border management is largely inefficient in that it does not provide basic physical security, forcing borderland

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