Progress on security, against the odds

New case studies from Liberia and Timor-Leste

When a war ends, how does a government improve people's personal security – and how can it sustain that progress? A new set of case studies examines the experiences of post-conflict Liberia and Timor-Leste, from the role of UN peacekeeping missions to government attempts to 'buy peace' with oil and gas reserves.

Graduates of the police academy in Liberia. Photo: UN/Christopher Herwig
Fishermen, Mozambique. Photo: Rosino via Flickr

Africa bonds risk losses of $10.8 billion

New research

As economic growth slows, over-borrowing and irresponsible spending of sovereign bonds threatens Africa's financial stability.

Jeffrey Sachs

Special event with Jeffrey Sachs, 4 February

#GlobalChallenges launch

How will we finance the Sustainable Development Goals? Join us next week at ODI for the launch of our new debate series.

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