Conflict Prevention - Conflict Diagnostics and Root Causes


Peacebuilding Centre, UNDESA, WANEP, Early Warning-Early Response Handbook


Early Warning Blank Tables
- all blank tables are downloadable Word files


Brown, Susan. Root Causes of Violent Conflict: A Consolidation of Conflict Diagnostic Frameworks. Peacebuilding Centre. Ottawa. 2009


European Union, Checklist for Root Causes of Conflict. Brussels. 2000


Union européenne, Liste de contrôle relative aux causes profondes des conflits. Brussels. 2000 [French][francais]


Union Europea. Lista de verifacacion de las causas profundas del conflicto. Brussels. 2000


Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik. Conflict Impact Assessment: A Practical Tool for Prioritising Development Assistance in Unstable Situations, CPN Guide, October 1999.


UNDP, Conflict-Related Development Analysis.


USAID, Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation. Conducting a Conflict Assessment: A Framework for Strategy and Program Development. April 2005.


USAID, Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation. Conflict Assessment Framework Ver.2, June 2012.


World Bank (Conflict Prevention and Reconstruction Unit). The Conflict Analysis Framework (CAF): Identifying Conflict-related Obstacles to Development. Dissemination Notes, Number 5, October 2002. (NOTE: the second part deals with conflict analysis).

Tools for Sub-Sector Analysis

Huber, M. "Consolidated Framework for Monitoring the Rule of Law." in Monitoring the Rule of Law: Consolidated Framework and Report. Netherlands Institute of International Relations "Clingendael," July 2002.


IDEA. "Democracy Assessment: The Basics of the International IDEA Assessment Framework". Stockholm: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), 2001.


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