Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Politics and International Studies

Conflict Sensitive Approaches to Development

06 February 2008 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm | Seminar

Beech Grove House Seminar Room, University of Leeds

Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent armed violence and create safer communities in which people can lead peaceful and rewarding lives. For more information visit the Saferworld website.

Speaker: Thomas Ansorg, Conflict Adviser, tansorg@saferworld.org.uk.

Sometimes, well-meaning development programmes can have a negative impact on people's security because they are not based on a good understanding of conflict dynamics and local conditions. For example, some water provision projects have deepened conflicts between local communities over access to water and thus failed to build prosperity.
Well-designed projects which are sensitive to the local context can have a positive impact on armed violence, address the causes of conflict and contribute to peace.

All are welcome to attend.

Location Details

Beech Grove House is the detached building opposite the entrance to the student union building. The entrance to Beech Grove House faces the grass area.

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