United States Institute of Peace

Policy and Research Papers

Empowering local peacebuilders: Strategies for effective engagement of local actors in peace operations

This publication gives tried and true approaches to harness the capacity inherently present environment in the local environment. The collection of case studies offers an approach which is respectful and enables the trouble shooting and/or tweaking of existing procedures rather than starting over and implementing the “donor’s way” instead.

(Building Peace No.2, March 2012)