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Areas Experiencing Armed Conflict 1989–2006
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Focus on Liberia
Reconciliation and Reconstruction in Post-Conflict Countries
“Since the end of the Cold War, most armed conflicts have been within rather than between States.... Far more civilians than soldiers became casualties in these conflicts.”
“The cost of war is manifest in the failure of conflict countries to make progress in key areas of development.... However, when peace is achieved and sustained, recovery is possible.”
How can we help post-conflict nations rebuild?
Focus on Liberia1989 – 2003
2003 – 2007
Social Indicators, 2006
“In countries emerging from conflict...international actors often play an important role in supporting fragile institutions and build[ing] peace and the rule of law.”
Which leads us to ask...What can we do to promote healing and recovery in countries that have recently emerged from armed conflict?
We focused on three issues in Liberia...
Select an issue area to discover what we found.
State of World Population 2008
Reaching Common Ground: Culture, Gender and Human Rights
United Nations Population Fund
World Development Indicators
The Aftermath of Civil War
International Center for Transitional Justice
Liberian Truth Commission Reaches Out to Diaspora in the United States
Liberian Education Trust
Child Soldiers Global Report 2008
Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers
The Trial of Charles Taylor