African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes


African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes

Type Think Tank
Year founded 1992
Location Durban South Africa South Africa
Functions Education and training, Research
Tags africa governance law africa-portal
Summary ACCORD’s primary aim is to influence political developments by bringing conflict resolution, dialogue and institutional development to the forefront as an alternative to armed violence and protracted conflict. ACCORD specialises in conflict management, conflict analysis and conflict prevention. ACCORD intervenes in conflicts through mediation, negotiation, training, research and conflict analysis.

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ACCORD · 21 January 2022

The African Union (AU) policy on dealing with unconstitutional changes of government (UCG) has generated countless debates, while a large amount of research and many papers have been published on …

ACCORD · 20 December 2021 English

The article titled “The July 2021 protests and socio-political unrest in South Africa: reflecting on the causes, consequences and future lessons” deepens the analysis into the causes and consequences of …

ACCORD · 20 December 2021 English

This Policy and Practice Brief (PPB) draws extensively from the rich online conversations which attracted almost 200 youth peacebuilders from different parts of Africa, organised by the African Union (AU) …

ACCORD · 30 September 2021

The second volume of 2021 consists of six articles covering a very interesting and comprehensive spectrum of conflict resolution themes. In fact, this collection can serve as an overview of …

ACCORD · 30 July 2021

What we are once again presenting to our readers in this issue, is a number of articles with an interesting and interrelated set of conflict resolution messages. Several of the …

ACCORD · 30 June 2021

Rethinking South Sudan’s path to democracy, discusses the peace process and the developments in South Sudan to form a democratic state. The crisis of Ethiopian foreign relations: From ‘imperfect hegemon’ …

ACCORD · 15 June 2021 English

Twenty years since the adoption of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSC 1325) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS), women remain underrepresented in peace processes. This underrepresentation has …

ACCORD · 24 May 2021 English

This past year, the unprecedented novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic laid bare the shortcomings of our efforts to secure socioeconomic, gender and racial equality across the globe. As governments implemented measures …

ACCORD · 23 March 2021 English

This Policy and Practice Brief (PPB) discusses the implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on border communities, principally in relation to border controls by governments and trans-border activities by community …

ACCORD · 24 February 2021

Insurgency in Mozambique: The role of the Southern African Development Community is covering the escalating insurgency in Mozambique and the far reaching political, security, humanitarian and cross-border implications. It is …

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