The Executive Training Seminar on Economy in War-torn Countries: Pathways to Recovery and Reconstruction (European University Institute, Florence, 30-31 January – 1 February 2019) focused on the economic dimensions of civil wars. It explored how economic life changes amid widespread violence and state breakdown, also addressing how wartime political economic arrangements create durable and remarkably resilient socio-economic mechanisms and networks.
>> Visit our photo-gallery that illustrates how policy-makers and practitioners involved in conflict resolution and reconstruction have been trained in order to increase the understanding of civil war economy. Such an understanding adds an important dimension beyond the traditional focus on security that characterizes the bulk of analyses and studies of civil wars. More information are available here.
This ETS was co-organised by the Middle East Directions Programme and the School of Transnational Governance(STG).