Briefing Notes and Special Reports

Aside from working papers and seminars the RLP produces a range of publications for multiple purposes. The research is targeted at a range of audiences (eg academia, government officials or the public) and aims to produce information quickly on time-sensitive issues. These result in special reports compiled either through individual consultancies or for external publications, including briefing notes that represent immediate but preliminary observations from the field, letters sent to the national newspapers or advocacy briefs that attempt to bring attention to specific thematic areas.

This report is an output of a successful research collaboration done in August 2015 between Refugee Law Project (RLP) and Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC). It synthesizes learning from four urban settings around the globe: Kampala (Uganda), Quito (Ecuador), Beirut (Lebanon) and Delhi (India). It contains recommendations on how humanitarian actors, including policymakers, donors and practitioners, can mitigate the GBV risks faced by urban refugees.

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The report, an outcome of a new study conducted in five districts of Uganda ie Luwero, Gulu, Amuria, Kasese and Yumbe, between January 2014 –April 2015 found that forgiveness if practiced in combination with other measures of justice like judicial accountability, truth telling, governance and reparations, carries great potential for building peace.

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