ISS Live: How Africa’s
young population
impacts development

New research shows how targeted
interventions can unlock the
continent’s demographic potential.

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ISS Today: A surprising way to
save the lives of police

Murder isn’t the greatest threat to officers’
lives, and shouldn’t be used to justify abuse of force.

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Weekly briefing: Organised
crime fuels Nigeria’s
herder violence

A low-level conflict has
become deadly as a result
of impunity and organised crime.

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Video: Peacekeeping needs a
reformed UN Security Council

To effectively oversee and manage future
peacekeeping missions, the United Nations
Security Council must reform.

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Video: Leveraging Africa’s
demographic dividend

Africa’s potential to improve livelihoods
is unprecedented, but measures to
contain population growth are needed.

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Publication: Violent crime
on farms and smallholdings
in South Africa

More detailed police data is needed, but
available statistics show that farm attack trends
correspond with increases in house robbery.

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Video: Getting the most out
of South-South cooperation

Liberia provides a good example of how
South-South cooperation can help
achieve nation building.

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