PROGRAMMES AND PROJECTS
Professor Janina Dill appointed to Dame Louise Richardson Chair in Global Security
Professor Janina Dill has been appointed to the inaugural Dame Louise Richardson Chair in Global Security, building on the School’s expertise in international law and government, and its wide-ranging engagement on issues from cyber security to reducing state fragility.
New research to improve accountability for crimes affecting children in conflict
The investigation, documentation and prosecution of violations and crimes affecting children in conflict is the focus of a new paper in partnership with Save the Children
Service provision in fragile and conflict-affected states: The role of outcomes-based contracts
The efficacy of overseas development spending in fragile states has been questioned. Could outcomes-based commissioning, where payment is contingent on measurable improvements for public service users, help?
Developing a UK atrocity prevention strategy
The recent selection of a new leader of government in the United Kingdom has created both the opportunity and a responsibility for Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) to improve and restructure its approach to atrocity prevention, particularly in light of the ongoing atrocities in Ukraine, as well as in Syria, Yemen, Myanmar and countless other situations.
Anchoring accountability for mass atrocities
This new report co-authored by The Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict aims to build and support UN capacity in investigating mass atrocities.
Mainstreaming atrocity prevention: Seeing fragility, conflict, and violence programming through an atrocity prevention lens
New paper by the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict describes the value that could be added to fragility, conflict and violence (FCV) programming by incorporating an atrocity prevention lens.
Rethinking Health Security after COVID-19
In a critical examination of the health security paradigm, this report argues that, while the security implications of pandemics are clear, the concept of health security distracts attention from the underlying determinants of health that exacerbate the effects of severe disease outbreaks and disproportionately affect the most vulnerable. The report offers recommendations for developing and sustaining a human-centred approach to global health.
Advancing justice for children: innovations to strengthen accountability for violations and crimes affecting children in conflict
Priorities for renewable energy investment in fragile states
Oxford Government Review 4: The New Generations
Oxford Government Review 3: The Future of Government
Partnership with UN on new tool to mitigate the impacts of armed conflict
An eight year partnership between the UN System Staff College (UNSSC) and an Oxford University team, led by Dr Annette Idler, has produced a new conflict analysis tool aiming to aid the understanding, tracing, and forecasting of changes in conflicts across the world.