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By Göran Gunner,Kjell-Åke Nordquist

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

But are those agendas congruent? Do they help one another? Many enterprises, states, and members have skilled how priorities of 1 time table create friction with the opposite. for example, are justice and reconciliation incompatible objectives? If now not, do they bring about counteracting tasks? How can neighborhood and overseas actors boost help to societies that seek a manner out of violence and repression with out violating common ethical criteria, in a less than excellent and resource-scarce situation?

This research departs from the view that either human rights and peace-building are agendas with particular and detailed contributions. that allows you to take care of overlapping claims that the 2 agendas occasionally formulate, in either clash and post-conflict occasions, this learn indicates particular techniques with a purpose to create synergy results of time table cooperation.

"This is a superb ebook that reaches past highbrow niceties which are usually faraway from the real-life social and financial issues of the sufferers of violence and abuse in several components of the area. It attracts on 5 case reports (Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, Palestine, and Timor-Leste), the place the lives of individuals are torn aside by way of lasting oppression, greed, slaughter, and generational defeat. It ponders life like options 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 learn Fellow
Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape city, South Africa

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

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

Kjell-Åke Nordquist is affiliate Professor in Peace and clash examine, Uppsala college, and vacationing Professor and Head of study software on Human Rights and Peace-Building, Stockholm college of Theology, Stockholm, Sweden.

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