Rethinking Yemen's economy

Rethinking Yemen’s Economy – A Track II Initiative

Project duration: March 2017 – February 2019

This two-year project is an initiative to identify Yemen’s economic, humanitarian, social and development priorities in light of the ongoing conflict in Yemen, and to prepare for the post-conflict recovery period. It aims to build consensus in crucial policy areas through engaging and promoting informed Yemeni voices in the public discourse.

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Iran-Saudi Dialogue

Iran-Saudi Track-II-Dialogue

2015-2017

CARPO has established an Iran-Saudi track-II-dialogue format in cooperation with the EastWest Institute in Brussels. This initiative entails workshops and publications focussing on the exchange of perspectives on relevant issues between diplomats, policy analysts and security experts from both countries.

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Peace-building and state-building in Yemen

Academic Approaches to Peace-building and State-building in Yemen

Project duration: 2016-2017

CARPO is partner in a project on ‘Academic Approaches to Peace-building and State-building in Yemen’ at the University of Bonn, together with the Gender-Development Research & Studies Center at the University of Sanaa. The project is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service in the framework of its Transformation Partnership.

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 Women's role in peace and security in Yemen

Enhancing Women’s Role in Peace and Security

Project duration: July 2016–June 2017

In cooperation with Saferworld and the Yemen Polling Center, CARPO is currently implementing the research project ‘Enhancing Women’s Role in Peace and Security’ in Yemen. The aim of the research, is to provide sound knowledge on issues around women and peace-building in Yemen during conflict.

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Addressing security sector reform in Yemen

Addressing Security Sector Reform in Yemen – Challenges and Opportunities for Intervention during and post-Conflict

Project duration: December 2016–ca. May 2017

The Regional Office Gulf States of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and CARPO are jointly organizing the conference ‘‚Addressing Security Sector Reform in Yemen. Challenges and Opportunities for Intervention during and post-Conflict’ from April 03-05 2017 at the Dead Sea in Jordan. The aim of this conference is to bring together distinguished experts and practitioners from Yemen and the region as well as from Europe and the United States in order to discuss lessons learned from previous attempts at SSR in Yemen.

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Dawla madaniyya

Dawla Madaniyya – A Future for the Civil State in the Arab World?

Academic Workshop at the University of Cologne, 19-20 January 2015

CARPO is organizing this workshop in cooperation with Laila Al-Zwaini (Re:Orient) and Prof. Dr. Sabine Damir-Geilsdorf (Seminar for Oriental Studies, University of Cologne) in order to discuss with accepted participants the historical roots, notions and visions, as well as future prospects of and for the concept dawla madaniyya (usually translated as ‘civil state’ or ‘civic state’) in the Arab world.

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