Category Archives: Kathleen Smith

Rising Authoritarianism in El Salvador: What Happens After the Crisis

BY KATHLEEN SMITH Even as COVID-19 struck, the very popular new El Salvadorian president, Nayib Bukele, was taking a hardline approach to dealing with a raging gang violence problem, and it seemed to be working. In 2018, the intentional homicide rate was the worst in the world at 52 per 100,000 people.1 By the end […]

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Fragile States Index 2021 – Annual Report

BY NATALIE FIERTZ, NATE HAKEN, PATRICIA TAFT, EMILY SAMPLE, WENDY WILSON, SARAH COCKEY, DANIEL WOODBURN, ANNE-ELÉONORE DELEERSYNDER, ADÈLE DIOP, DANIELLE BATTERMAN, KATELIN REGER, KATHLEEN SMITH, NATOSHA HODUSKI, OLIVIA KRAMER The Fragile States Index, produced by The Fund for Peace, is a critical tool in highlighting not only the normal pressures that all states experience, but […]

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Our new #StateResilienceIndex measures capacities and capabilities across 154 countries. Register now for the launch event on December 7th, featuring an expert panel discussion and product demos of our new interactive dashboards. 👉

State Resilience Index Launch

The inaugural launch of the Fund for Peace's State Resilience Index (SRI), measuring resilience in 154 countries.

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Your support on #GivingTuesday can help stop a conflict before it starts. FFP addresses global fragility by building early warning systems that identify conflict and encourage multistakeholder dialogue in order to prevent its escalation and foster sustainable peace. (1/3)

Join us on December 7th to hear @dartmouth Chair of the Department of Government Dr. Benjamin Valentino discuss the #StateResilienceIndex with a panel of experts. Register here👉 https://t.co/KDjvRSr2JB

FFP is excited to announce Dr. Maleeka Glover, Interim Director at @WCAPS, as a panelist for the December 7 launch of the #StateResilienceIndex. Register now: https://t.co/5tlg6MbkLv

In the new episode of AfP's podcast, join host @tanyadomi, Dr. Valerie Hudson of @TAMU & @victor_madrigal, UN Independent Expert on SOGI, for a discussion on the crackdown on women/LGBTQ+ communities & the importance of their inclusion in peace & security

https://t.co/Iu9ZqFlUau

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