A Second Chance to Put Conflict Sensitivity into Practice?
The current debates around state fragility and conflict as well as effectiveness and results provide a new momentum for rooting conflict sensitivity in operational practice. This increasing interest undoubtedly is a welcome development. To properly implement conflict sensitivity at the operational level it is necessary to acknowledge the lessons from past failures and address the persisting practical challenges.
To achieve results in difficult environments conflict-sensitive program management must indeed be considered as necessary precondition.
Initially published in K O F F Newsletter Nr. 107 / 01.05.2012
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