Youth, Armed Violence and Job Creation

Oliver Walton is a research fellow in the Governance and Social Development Resource Centre. His areas of interest include NGO legitimacy, civil society peacebuilding, conflict prevention, war-to-peace transitions, and Sri Lankan politics.  This post discusses the findings of a new research report on Youth, armed violence and job creation programmes carried out for the Norwegian … Continue reading “Youth, Armed Violence and Job Creation”

Contracting out in fragile states

Richard Batley is emeritus professor and Claire Mcloughlin a research fellow at IDD. They have worked on questions of service delivery, including the preparation of a Handbook on Contracting Out Government Functions and Services in Post-Conflict and Fragile Situations. The Handbook is a product of the OECD’s Partnership for Democratic Governance which was set up … Continue reading “Contracting out in fragile states”