Occasional Papers

The Occasional Papers are intended to blend inter-disciplinary policy, practice and research on peace and security issues. . The series is primarily an outlet for stakeholders in the conflict resolution, peacebuilding and development and governance sectors and a platform for sharing new and evolving knowledge.


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The series is disseminated widely to approximately 3000 readers, which includes government ministries, academics, and international, regional, and national organisations around the world.

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Any questions may be sent to Grace Maina, Acting Manager, Knowledge Production Department on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . ACCORD is grateful for the interest and support for the Occasional Paper Series, and we look forward to continuing the series in the future.