Strengthening trust between governments and citizens, crucial for durable peace and stability in Africa

Submitted by on Thu, 08/31/2023 - 18:50

In this paper, resilience, stability, and long-lasting peace can be fabricated in African disputed countries through regular interaction and meaningful engagement between communities and authorities, inclusive national dialogue, and mitigating violence to deliver the peace dividend, among others.  The 8th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD8), held in August, 2022 in Tunisia and co-organized by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), highlighted the importance of adopting mechanisms that build capacity to manage conflict and promote peace in fragile or violence-affected countries.

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