Jan 2006 – Feb 2007
The project aims at investigating how the female URNG ex-combatants fared in the demobilization and reintegration process in Guatemala and to what degree they have become socially and politically active in the post -conflict democratization and peacebuilding process.
* Report to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
* Article to peer revieewed journal.
El destino de los excombatientes: ¿Obstaculizadores o agentes de cambio? [The Fate of Former Combatants in Guatemala: Spoilers or Agents for Change?] presents a critical analysis of the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) process of ex combatants from la Unidad Revolucionaria Nacional Guatemalteca (URNG) and from the civil defence patrols in Guatemala.