Skip to main content

Peace processes in community conflicts: from understanding the roots of conflicts to conflict resolution

Objective

The overall objective of PEACE-COM is to analyse the causes and developments of community conflicts in Europe and in accession countries, and to develop tools and options for conflict resolution. This project is divided in 8 work packages : WP1 will review the history of community conflicts in Europe and investigate the effects of European integration on existing conflicts. It will also set up a typology of community conflicts in Europe; After having selected the 150 " target actors" per conflict, WP2 will build the questionnaire to be sent to these actors, and ensure its sending and translation into the relevant languages; WP3 will study the main actors of each conflict, and the institutions that are central to their development. It will analyse the data ob tained on these subjects through the questionnaires previously sent, conduct in-depth interviews and observation; WP4 will study the actions undertaken by the groups in conflict. This WP will distinguish general types of action and link these to the charac teristics of each conflict; WPS will focus on policies or initiatives set up to handle these conflicts. This work package will analyse the conditions of success or failure of these policies. It will also identify "holes" in accommodation policies, leaving room for additional measures; WP6 will elaborate measurable indicators for monitoring community conflicts, and test their transferability to other conflicts. The aim of this WP is therefore twofold: to offer a forecasting and policy function, and to transf orm the data gathered in the previous work packages into indicators; WP7 will ensure that the knowledge and expertise gained through the project is transferred to the political level as well as to the wider academic community for further exploitation; WPO will deal with all aspects relating to the project's management, its objective being to ensure the timely completion of the project and the delivery of high quality research.'

Call for proposal

FP6-2002-CITIZENS-2
See other projects for this call

Funding Scheme

NoE - Network of Excellence

Coordinator

UNIVERSITE CATHOLIQUE DE LOUVAIN
Address
Place De L'université 1'
Louvain-la-neuve
Belgium

Participants (8)

INSTITUTE OF SOCIOLOGY, HAS
Hungary
Address
Uri U. 49.
Budapest
UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID
Spain
Address
Ciudad Universitaria-campus De Somosaguas
Madrid
CENTRE INTERDISCIPLINAIRE DE RECHERCHE COMPARATIVE EN SCIENCES SOCIALES
France
Address
41 Rue Amilcar Cipriani
Saint-ouen
THE INTERDISCIPLINARY CENTRE FOR COMPARATIVE RESEARCH IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
Austria
Address
Schottenfeldgasse 69/1
Vienna
THE NON-ESTONIANS' INTEGRATION FOUNDATION'
Estonia
Address
Liimi 1
Tallinn
INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AND SOCIAL STUDIES, TALLINN PEDAGOGICAL UNIVERSITY
Estonia
Address
Estonia Blv. 7
Tallinn
UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS
Cyprus
Address
Department Of Social And Political Sciences
Nicosia
G17 INSTITUT A.D. COMPANY FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL STUDIES
Address
Knez Mihailova 10
Belgrade