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Dec 2016

This text looks at the fragmentation that’s created by multiple-actor conflicts and the consequences that typically ensue. More specifically, the text’s author discusses 1) how to define and identify fragmentation and its causes; 2) the impact the phenomenon has on conflict dynamics; 3) how peace processes and mediation can affect fragmentation; 4) the different strategies mediators and other third party actors have used in response to shattered environments, as well as the costs and benefits of these different approaches; and 5) the challenges fragmentation poses to the unstable period that inevitably follows a peace settlement.

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Author Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham
Series HD Centre Publications
Publisher Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD Centre)
Copyright © 2016 Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue
 
 
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