The Challenges and Prospects of Building Sustainable Peace and Security in the Horn of Africa
International Journal of Sustainable Development Research
Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2018, Pages: 44-46
Received: Nov. 2, 2018; Accepted: Dec. 22, 2018; Published: Jan. 22, 2019
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Efa Tadesse Debele, Department of Sociology, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Samara University, Samara, Ethiopia
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The purpose of this study is to investigate the challenges and prospects of building sustainable peace and security in the horn of Africa. The study dedicates to explore effective ways to achieve promising peace and security scheme.Some studies revealed that study area is being challenged by intractable conflicts. However, IGAD is doing its best to restore peace and security in the region. Member States started to cooperate each other for this common good. Despite this effort, the ever increasing internal and external conflicts and war challenged the peace progress. This is mainly due to member states of horn of Africa did not pay adequate attention towards local communities. The communities are not architect of the road map and they are not vanguards in implementing the peace and security framework. This scenario intensifies the conflict to grow into intractable conflict. Thus, for the sake of building sustainable peace and security in the horn of Africa it is high time to re-examine the prior approaches and make sure that local communities are main actors in the peace and security project or framework.
Challenges and Prospects, Peace and Security, Horn of Africa
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Efa Tadesse Debele, The Challenges and Prospects of Building Sustainable Peace and Security in the Horn of Africa, International Journal of Sustainable Development Research. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2018, pp. 44-46. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsdr.20180403.11
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