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How to Combat Aid Ineffectiveness in a Fragile State?: Haiti’s Promising Journey

By Mr. Marc Anglade, National Coordinator of the External Aid Mechanism, Haiti

Haiti, between the earthquake of 12 January 2010 and a succession of devastating hurricanes thereafter, has appeared in the news often over t

Prioritizing Fragile and Conflict Affected States in a Post Pandemic World

By Jorge Moreira da Silva, Director, OECD Development Co-operation Directorate, and Helder da Costa, General Secretary of the g7+ Secretariat 

Weakest, Most Fragile States will be those worst Affected by COVID-19 in Medium, Long Term, Humanita

Top peacekeeping and humanitarian affairs officials warned the Security Council during a 9 September video conference meeting that wide-ranging implications of the COVID-19 pandemic could erode peace and push more conflict?affected nations onto it

Fragile countries call for cooperation in battle against COVID-19

by Michelle Kovacevic / in News

Pandemic response highlights resilience of already-fragile countries

On 22 February 2020, South Sudan established a national unity transitional government, putting an end to a conflic

Q&A: Don't forget to promote peace during pandemic, warns g7+ representative

By Teresa Welsh // 19 May 2020 - The original article was first published at the

Making Sure Peace Isn't a Casualty of COVID-19 in Fragile States

In World Politics Review, The g7+ Deputy General Secretary Habib Mayar and CIC's Céline Monnier examine the risks the COVID-19 pandemic poses to fragile and conflict-affected countries, and explain six key steps to

Opinion: How to reform aid in pursuit of stability, By Habib Ur Rehman Mayar, 23 October 2019

By Habib Ur Rehman Mayar, 23 October 2019  

Conflicts, fragility, and extreme poverty have evolved as global challenges and their impacts are felt beyond borders in a relatively short span of time. The tens of millions o

Sustaining peace and shared prosperity: The question of fragile states

By Habib Ur Rehman Mayar

Deputy General Secretary of the g7+ Secretariat

State fragility as a global challenge and global efforts to tackle it

The last decade has observed an increased number

Equip fragile and conflict-affected states to harness their tax potential - fr

The proverb, “Give a man a fish and feed him for a day; teach him to fish and feed him for life” is old, but the emphasis on helping countries to help themselves, and fund their own development, has increased lately. Although I am not sure whe

Forging Coherence on Two Vital Agendas for Sustainable Peace and Development: the Agenda 2030

Exciting movements are underway in and around the United Nations for those of us concerned with issues of peace, and the global agendas seeking to operationalize, and realize, new frameworks and revitalized agendas to ensure a better world for all