Preventing conflict, sustaining peace and promoting human security

Peace and Security 2016

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Armed conflicts constitute main obstacles to sustainable development. They create enormous human suffering and make pathways out of poverty more difficult. By 2030, OECD estimates that over 60 % of the world’s poor will be living in countries affected by conflict and fragility. Total disbursement to conflict prevention, peace and security was SEK 733 million in 2016. 58 % of all Sida support had peace and security as principal or significant objective.

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