DW AngolaSurviving the Peace

Surviving the Peace


This is substantive issues paper that was prepared as a backgrounder for the dialogue. The paper outlined the key issues to be explored in addressing the transition gap, articulated some of the tensions that exist around decision-making on involvement in peacebuilding and post-conflict
transition, and briefly surveyed the work already done on the issue internationally. Four case studies — Angola, Mozambique, the DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo) and Sudan — were presented during this Dialogue. The cases focus on African countries with a long history of conflict. Information presented through the case studies illustrates the similarities and differences among the countries, lessons learned and generalizations that can be drawn to develop strategies to address the transition ‘gap