July 19, 2011
CQ Global Researcher
The United Nations has attempted to implement peacebuilding programs in post-conflict areas, but problems linger in places such as Rwanda and Bosnia.
April 2, 2011
Christian Science Monitor
Out of the UN comes a new idea for ending war. Peacebuilders: An intensive process that gives permission for foreign 'interference' in conflict resolution.
September 1, 2010
The Stanley Foundation
The UN Peacebuilding Commission provides "quick win" interventions in fragile states. But can it prove effective in Africa when confusion about the concept and infrastructure of peacebuilding remains...
July 31, 2010
World Vision Report
One journalist rethinks her Western stereotypes of Africa and the Central African Republic.
July 21, 2010
What's a leone worth? Explore the value of Sierra Leone's cumbersome currency.
July 20, 2010
Can you imagine reading an article headlined, “Seventy percent of Sierra Leonean youth can read and write”? Because I can’t imagine getting one published.
July 19, 2010
When I was in journalism school, I had an internship with a wire service covering UN headquarters.
June 21, 2010
Politics are complex and high-stakes in the Central African Republic, as they are most anywhere.
June 14, 2010
About twenty minutes after I took this photo, a man came up to me.
June 7, 2010
There are a few big things happening in the CAR, and everyone is talking about them.
June 7, 2010
Nestled in a hilltop that overlooks Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (the CAR), is a sign that feels, to an outsider, like a comforting anachronism.