Monday, April 11, 2011

[EQ] World Development Report 2011 - Conflict, Security, and Development

World Development Report 2011
Conflict, Security, and Development

World Bank , April 11, 2011

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“………..More than 1.5 billion people live in countries affected by violent conflict. This report examines the changing nature of violence in the 21st century, and underlines the negative impact of repeated cycles of violence on a country or region’s development prospects.


Preventing violence and building peaceful states that respond to the aspirations of their citizens requires strong leadership and concerted national and international efforts.


The Report is based on new research, case studies and extensive consultations with leaders and development practitioners throughout the world….”





Part 1: The Challenge of Repeated Cycles of Violence

Part 2: A Roadmap for Breaking Cycles of Violence at the Country Level

Part 3: Reducing the Risks of Violence—Directions for International Policy

Track 1: Providing specialized assistance for prevention through citizen security, justice, and jobs

Track 2: Transforming procedures and risk and results management in international agencies

Track 3: Acting regionally and globally to reduce external stresses on fragile states

Track 4: Marshaling support from lower-, middle-, and higher-income countries and global and regional institutions, to reflect the changing landscape of international policy and assistance

Part 1: The Challenge

1 Repeated Violence Threatens Development

2 Vulnerability to Violence

Part 2: Lessons from National and International Responses

3 From violence to resilience: Restoring confidence and transforming institutions

4 Restoring confidence: Moving away from the brink

5 Transforming institutions to deliver security, justice, and jobs

6 International support to building confidence and transforming institutions

7 International action to mitigate external stresses

Part 3: Practical Options and Recommendations

8 Practical country directions and options

9 New directions for international support

Track 1: Preventing repeated cycles of violence by investing in citizen security, justice, and jobs

Track 2: Reforming internal agency procedures

Track 3: Reducing external stresses: New regional and global action

Track 4: Marshaling support from lower-, middle-, and higher-income countries and from global and regional institutions

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