Rwanda

Scholarly Publications

Ending Civil Wars: The Implementation of Peace Agreements

December 2002

Why do some peace agreements successfully end civil wars, while others fail? What strategies are most effective in ensuring that warring parties comply with their treaty commitments?

Africa's Scramble for Africa: Lessons of a Continental War

July 2000

The war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which began in August 1998, is unprecedented-at times involving armies from eight African states.

The War in Chechnya: Opportunities Missed, Lessons to be Learned

December 1999

Book description: The basic logic of preventive diplomacy is unassailable.

News

Students across campus support innovation at U.N. refugee agency

December 2013

A simple request by the U.N. agency that aids refugees worldwide has led to an array of projects across the Stanford campus and meaningful work for dozens of students.

A story of hope: CISAC and UN visit refugee camps in Rwanda

August 2013

In May 2013, CISAC traveled with UNHCR to refugee camps in Rwanda as part of the Stanford-UNHCR Project on Rethinking Refugee Communities. Learn more about their trip through this online journal.

FSI names intelligence expert Amy Zegart CISAC co-director

June 2013

Amy Zegart, one of the nation’s leading experts on national security, intelligence and foreign policy and a CISAC faculty member, succeeds Tino Cuéllar as the next co-director.

Events

Bruce Jones and Francis Fukuyama on the World Bank's Development Report

June 2, 2011

Bruce Jones will present on the World Bank's 2011 World Development Report, on "Conflict, Security and Development." The report, which is the World Bank's flagship annual research product, reviews...

Civilians in War Zones

January 21, 2011

Richard Goldstone served on South Africa's Transvaal Supreme Court from 1980 to 1989 and the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court from 1990 to 1994.

Film: "War Photographer"

October 15, 2010

Film and Faculty Talk Back

Projects

UNHCR Project on Rethinking Refugee Communities

The deputy United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees approached Tino Cuéllar, director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, to form a collaboration between Stanford’s...
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Implementation of Peace Agreements in Civil Wars

April 2021

Until recently, analysts of civil war focused their attention on the negotiation of peace agreements and paid scant attention to the implementation process.
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