Beyond its major in-country engagements, IFIT also offers strategic advice and conducts periodic research on negotiation and transition issues within and across other country contexts.
- High-level advisory work on peace and reconciliation policy (eg, northeast Nigeria), inclusive democratic transition (eg, Sri Lanka), alternative forms of legal accountability (eg, El Salvador) and peace and violence narratives (eg, Kenya).
- Comparative research publications on the building blocks for inclusive social contracts in four sets of countries: Colombia and Guatemala; Ukraine and Macedonia; Tunisia and Libya; Sri Lanka and Nepal.
- Published commentary on negotiation processes and transition policies in countries such as Guatemala, Iraq, Syria, Ukraine and Libya.
- Cutting-edge research on how negotiation strategies and transitional justice tools can be applied to the challenge of preventing and overcoming violent extremism in Somalia, Iraq, Nigeria, Libya, Uganda and Afghanistan.
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