Actors & Sectors

One of the most talked about actors in conflict transformation is civil society - what are its roles and potential? What roles do other actors and sectors have, like youth, the business and the security sector? How do state reform and state formation come into play?

Handbook Articles:

  • Rousbeh Legatis: Media-Related Peacebuilding in Processes of Conflict Transformation. 2015. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Martina Fischer: Civil Society and Conflict Transformation: Strength and Limitations. 2011. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Herbert Wulf: Security Sector Reform in Developing and Transitional Countries Revisited. 2011. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Luc Zandvliet: Conflict Transformation and the Corporate Agenda - Opportunities for Synergy. 2011. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Oussama Safa: Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation in the Arab World: The Work of Civil Society Organisations in Lebanon and Morocco. 2007. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Nick Killick, VS Sriantha & Canan Gunduz: The Role of Local Business in Peacebuilding. 2005. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Guenther Baechler: Conflict Transformation through State Reform. 2004. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Stephanie Schell-Faucon: Conflict Transformation through Educational and Youth Programmes. 2001. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Dusan Reljic: The News Media and the Transformation of Ethnopolitical Conflicts. 2004. Handbook Article. PDF >

Also of interest:

  • Clem McCartney, Martina Fischer & Oliver Wils (Eds.): Security Sector Reform - Potentials and Challenges for Conflict Transformation. 2004. Handbook Dialogue Series No. 2 - complete. Hardcopy >