Nov 2016 – Dec 2017
The new UN Secretary General has made preventing armed conflict a top priority for the UN system. In response to this, the UN and World Bank is preparing a joint flagship report on prevention of armed conflict. PRIO is contributing several background papers to this work. For this background paper, the main questions are: To what extent are issues of equity, fairness and social and political inclusion, in addition to actual or perceived economic inequality, critical dimensions that long term prevention efforts must address?