West Africa's trouble spots and the imperative for peace-building /

This monograph highlights the necessity for taking preventive measures in the form of peace-building as a sustainable and long-term solution to conflicts in West Africa, with a special focus on the Mano River Union countries. Apart from the Mano River Union countries, efforts at resolving other conf...

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Agbu, Osita.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:English.
Imprint: Dakar, Senegal : Council for Development of Social Science Research in Africa, 2006.
Series:Monograph series (Codesria)
Online Access:Click here for full text at Project MUSE
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Peace concept and peace-building
  • An overview of the Liberian crisis
  • An overview of the Sierra Leonean crisis
  • The Guinean dimension: dynamics of the sub-regional conflicts and implications for peace
  • Other conflicts in the sub-region
  • Regional conflict resolution efforts
  • Multilateral organizations and conflict resolution in the sub-region
  • The role of external actors
  • The imperative for peace-building.