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Catalan Divorce Proceedings Fuel Spanish Division and Instability

October 1, 2017 marked the beginning of an intense social, political and constitutional crisis in Spain as Catalonia, a semi-autonomous region in the northeast of Spain, attempted to secede from the rest of the country through a controversial referendum. The situation spiraled into chaos as the Spanish government first declared the referendum illegal while the separatist regional administration in Barcelona moved forward with the process anyway. The vote resulted in an overwhelming victory for the separatists only to be dismissed by the government in Madrid and the separatist leadership charged with sedition and its leader fleeing to Belgium.

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Fragile States Index 2018: Issues of Fragility Touch the World’s Richest and Most Developed Countries in 2018

BY J.J. MESSNER It certainly felt like a tumultuous year in 2017. As the wars in Syria and Yemen ratcheted up in intensity, Qatar was suddenly politically, economically and physically isolated from its neighbors, Catalonia moved forward on its attempts to separate from Spain, Venezuela fell further into chaos, the United Kingdom continued to struggle […]

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πŸ”΄π‰πŽπˆπ π‹πˆπ•π„: Our first #DEVat60 #DevTalks on Building a More Resilient World in a Multi-Crisis... via @YouTube

The pressing issues of our time (#conflict, #climatechange, #foodinsecurity, etc.) are all interconnected, & require an interconnected response. AfP discussed this need in our recent event with @StimsonCenter.

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Context-specific, data-driven applications have the power to foster peace and promote lasting, positive, and transformative change. It's at the heart of our mission and it anchors our work.

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Join @AfPeacebuilding & @StimsonCenter on Tuesday, Sept. 13th from 10-11:30am ET for β€œ#Food Security & Conflict: The Hidden Threat to Global Stability” featuring experts from @USAID, @WFP, @food4thehungry, & more. Register here: https://t.co/vgiJJeThxo

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