Political, humanitarian and economic crisis have deeply affected Venezuela and its population. Here are some drivers and factors directly contributing to the ongoing crisis.
The Syrian conflict is very complex and has involved many national and international actors. The country is still in conflict after 10 years of war. This poster provides a better understanding of the issues. Published August 16, 2021. Author : Serhat Yilmaz
The situation in Mali is one of the most challenging issue that the international community is facing today. Many actors are intervening to avoid any long-lasting implementation of terrorist groups in the greater Sahel region. Alongside counter-terrorism efforts, the quasi-permanent political instability of the country needs also to be adressed in order to reaffirm StateContinue Reading What is happening in Mali ? Understanding the crisis in Mali in five minutes. A poster analysis of the conflict by CD4Peace.
An escalating conflict in northern Ethiopia between federal troops and forces loyal to the Tigray regional government is raising fears of a civil war in Africas’s second most populous country.
A brief overview of the the conflict that is developing in the South Asian country of Myanmar.
The protests in South African – that initially began in support of former President Jacob Zuma, incarcerated and accused of obstructing a judicial enquiry into alleged corruption during his term (head of state from 2009 to 2018) – rapidly evolved into riots, looting and vigilante violence (Crisis Group weekly update). The army has been deployedContinue Reading South Africa : riots, looting and violence : the need to strengthen and support social cohesion
A new wave of protesters took to the streets of the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah to inject momentum into the protests against the Palestinian Authority (PA) that have been flourishing in various regions of the OPT after the custody death of an outspoken critic of the PA. The protests began after the deathContinue Reading OPT: Protests against the Palestinian Authority and President Abbas after the custody death of a critic
On Monday June 28, the Tigray Defense Forces took possession of Mekelle, the regional capital of Tigray. The resumption of the city is the consequence of 8 months of intense fighting between the government and the rebels. The conflict began in November when President Abiy Ahmed sent troops to overthrow regional authorities in the north.Continue Reading Ethiopia: Increase in tensions in Tigray
G7 leaders recently pledged to donate 870 million covid-19 vaccine doses to low-income countries (including half by the end of 2021) in an effort to support equitable and accelerated access to vaccines and reverse the trend on the current phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. The agreement was reached during the G7 Summit held in CornwallContinue Reading The provision of vaccines to tackle Covid-19 in low-income countries
A recently published UNFAO study shows the vital role indigenous communities and food systems could play in ensuring biodiversity protection and sustainability. The study analyses the food gathering habits and lifestyle of 11 indigenous communities from diverse geographies, concluding that they have “one of the most sustainable, self-sufficient and resilient [systems] on the planet” (UNContinue Reading Resource Management Expertise from Indigenous People