Publications

Related to women's rights, gender, mediation, peacemaking and peacebuilding as well as conflict management and resolution

The Women are Ready: an Opportunity to Transform Peace in Myanmar, Peace Support Fund, (2016), Cate Buchanan and Caitlin Williscroft.

Fresh Insights on the Quantity and Quality of Women’s Inclusion in Peace Processes: Expert views on findings from the Broadening Participation and Civil Society and Peacebuilding Projects, Conflict Management Initiative and the Graduate Institute Geneva Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding, May (2015), Thania Paffenholz, Antonia Potter Prentice and Cate Buchanan.

Inclusive approaches to peace: radical common sense, blog piece for Medium, 14th anniversary of UNSCR 1325 October (2014), Antonia Potter Prentice.

Including women & gender perspectives in peacemaking: challenges and options for Mediators, in Managing peace processes, a handbook for AU practitioners, Volume 3, Chapter 3, pp. 65-90, African Union, (2013), Antonia Potter Prentice.

From Clause to Effect: including women and gender in peace agreements, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, December (2012), Cate Buchanan, Adam Cooper, Cody Griggers, Lira Low, Rita Manchanda, Rebecca Peters and Antonia Potter Prentice.

Who’s that girl: women, war and identity, blog piece for Dialogue Advisory Group/3 Quarks Daily Online Symposium on Peace and Justice, November (2012), Rita Manchanda and Antonia Potter Prentice.

Cate Buchanan, commissioning editor and writer for a series of publications on conflict resolution and management in Asia including:
Conflict resolution: Learning lessons from dialogue processes in India, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue and the Delhi Policy Group (2011).
Armed violence in Mindanao: Militia and private armies, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue and the Institute for Bangsamoro Studies (2011).
Conflict management in Indonesia: An analysis of the conflicts in Maluku, Papua and Poso, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, Current Asia and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (2011).

Women Count 2011: Security Council Resolution 1325 Civil Society Monitoring Report, Global Network of Women Peacemakers, (2011), Antonia Potter Prentice.

Peacemaking in Asia Pacific: Women’s participation, perspectives, priorities, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, (2011), Cate Buchanan and Antonia Potter Prentice (Editors).

Women at the Indonesian peace table: Enhancing the contributions of women to conflict resolution, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, (2011), Cate Buchanan and Rohaiza Asi (Editors). Available in English and Bahasa Indonesian.

Commissioning editors and writers for an Opinion Piece series for an AusAID funded Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue project on gender and conflict resolution:
Myanmar's current peace processes: a new role for women?, December (2012), Ja Nan Lahtaw and Nang Raw.
Women's involvement in conflict early warning systems: Moving from rhetoric to reality in Mindanao, October (2012), Mary Ann M. Armando.
G is for Gendered: taking the mystery out of gendering peace agreements, April (2011), Antonia Potter Prentice.
UN Security Council 1325 and Peace Negotiations and Agreements, February (2011), Dr. Catherine O'Rourke and Prof. Christine Bell.
Nepali Women seize the new political dawn: Resisting marginalisation after ten years of war, December (2010), Rita Manchanda.
The importance of autonomy: Women and the Sri Lankan Peace Negotiations, November (2010), Kumudini Samuel.
A mediator's perspective - Women and the Nepali peace process, August (2010), Ambassador Günther Baechler.

Gender sensitivity: nicety or necessity in peace process management?, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, Oslo Forum Briefing Pack Paper, (2008), Antonia Potter Prentice.

Women and Gender in Civil Wars, chapter 8 in Contemporary Peacemaking, Darby & MacGinty (Editors), Macmillan, April (2008), Antonia Potter Prentice, pp. 105-119.

Not afraid to do the job – excluding women from negotiating and mediation is selling peace processes short, Comment & Debate, The Guardian, January 24 (2006), Antonia Potter Prentice.

The Textbook Mediator, a chapter (no. 6) relating practice to conflict resolution theory in Kings of Peace, Pawns of War – the untold story of peacemaking, Harriet Martin, Continuum, June (2006), Antonia Potter Prentice (book editor and chapter author), pp. 159-173.

Les processus de paix ont besoin de femmes médiateurs, Oped, Le Temps (Geneva), 5 December (2005), Antonia Potter Prentice

We the Women: why conflict mediation is not just a job for men, HD Opinion, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, October (2005), Antonia Potter Prentice.

Ceasefire verification and monitoring, identifying best practice, HD Background Paper for Mediators’ Retreat, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, June (2004), Antonia Potter Prentice.

Related to security, justice and the rule of law, gun violence, arms control and responding to the rights of survivors of violence

OpEd from Cate Buchanan on the gun laws and public security in South Africa: "It has been three months since Senzo Meyiwa’s murder catapulted the problem of South Africa’s epidemic of gun violence on to news agendas worldwide....Twelve weeks later, where has all this energy and focus gone?" February (2015).

Gun Violence, Disability and Recovery, Surviving Gun Violence Project, (2014), Cate Buchanan (Editor).

Small arms control in the context of armed violence prevention, Module for the International Small Arms Control Standards, United Nations Development Programme, (forthcoming), Cate Buchanan.

The health and human rights of survivors of gun violence: Charting a research and policy agenda, Health and Human Rights Journal, 13/2, December (2011), Cate Buchanan.

Sihnag – The 2008 Sulu Armed Violence Reduction Initiative Annual Review, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, (2009), Cate Buchanan (Editor).

Viewpoints: Reflections on Guns, Fighters and Armed Violence in Peace Processes, Volume 2, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, November (2008), Cate Buchanan (Editor).

Regulating arms in the hands of civilians in How to Guide: Small Arms and Light Weapons Legislation, United Nations Development Programme, (2008), Cate Buchanan.

Guns and Violence in the El Salvador Peace Negotiations, ‘Negotiating Disarmament’ Country Study No. 3, March (2008), Cate Buchanan and Joaquín Chávez.

Viewpoints: Reflections on Guns, Fighters and Armed Violence in Peace Processes, Volume 1, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, March 2008, Cate Buchanan (Editor).

Over 2006-07, was Cate Buchanan was the commissioning editor for a series of publications on survivors of armed violence including:
Trauma as a consequence - and cause - of gun violence, Background paper No. 1, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, (2006).
Assistance to survivors of armed violence in Burundi. Background paper No.2, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, (2006).
Surviving gun violence in El Salvador: a tax on firearms to increase health budget resources, Background paper No. 3, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, (2007).
Assistance to war wounded combatants and individuals associated with fighting forces in disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration programmes, Background paper No. 4, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, (2007).

The UN Review Conference on small arms control: Two steps backwards? Institute for Security Studies, Pretoria, September (2006), Cate Buchanan.

Hitting the Target: Men and Guns, RevCon Policy Brief, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, July (2006), Cate Buchanan and Mireille Widmer.

The Skeleton in the Closet: Survivors of Armed Violence, RevCon Policy Brief, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, July (2006), Cate Buchanan and Mireille Widmer.

Transitioning to Peace: Guns in Civilian Hands, RevCon Policy Brief, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, July (2006), Cate Buchanan and Mireille Widmer.

Civilians, guns and peace processes: Approaches and possibilities, Negotiating Disarmament Briefing Paper No. 1, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (2006), Cate Buchanan and Mireille Widmer.

Armed violence, weapons availability and human security: a view of the state of play and options for action, Helsinki Process papers on Human Security, Foreign Ministry Finland, (2005), Cate Buchanan.

Missing Pieces: Directions for reducing gun violence through the UN process on small arms control, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, (2005), Cate Buchanan (Editor). Updated in 2007 and co-published with the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Available in English, Spanish, French, Arabic and Portuguese.

No Relief: Surveying the effects of gun violence on humanitarian and development personnel, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue and Small Arms Survey, (2005), Cate Buchanan and Robert Muggah.

The rule of law as the measure of peace? Responsive policy for reconstructing justice and the rule of law in post conflict and transitional environments, Paper for UNU-WIDER Conference on ‘Making Peace Work’, May (2004), Antonia Potter Prentice.

Putting guns in their place: A resource pack for two years of action by humanitarian agencies, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, (2004), Cate Buchanan and Mireille Widmer.

Assistance to Justice and the Rule of Law in Afghanistan, a strategic analysis, HD Report, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, (2004), Christian Ahlund, Bashir Ghazialam, Zelda Holtzmann. Natalie de Oliveira, Antonia Potter Prentice.

Putting People First: Human Security Perspectives on Small Arms, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (2003). Cate Buchanan.

In the Line of Fire: Surveying the Perceptions of Humanitarian and Development Personnel of the Impacts of Small Arms and Light Weapons, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue and Small Arms Survey (2003), Cate Buchanan, Ryan Beasley and Robert Muggah.

Curbing the demand for small arms in South East Asia, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, (2002), Cate Buchanan.

Albania: Disarmament and women’s participation, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, (2001), Cate Buchanan.

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