Monday, 17 March 2014

Peacebuilding and human rights - an agenda for democratic transformation by Gabriela Monica Lucuta

This article was posted on Insight on Conflict, which is Peace Direct's  resource for local peacebuilding and human rights in conflict areas. The writer Gabriela Monica Lucuta looks at the trends that have shaped international peacebuilding efforts. The writer highlights the important linkages between peacebuilding and human rights in the struggles for democratization, how these have been developed from the early eighties to the present day situations. The article makes interesting reading especially for peace building advocates in conflict countries like Zimbabwe where the relationship between peacebuilding and human rights realization are yet to be fully realized and how they relate to the struggles for democratization and human development for the benefit of mankind. The article can be accessed here.