Setting up early warning and response systems to prevent violent conflicts and save lives

As highlighted in the UN-World Bank report Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to guineaPreventing Violent Conflict, the number of violent conflicts has increased since 2010, thus raising the question of how violence and its escalation can be prevented. Conflict prevention mechanisms exist. Let’s take a look at Early Warning and Response Systems (EWRS), but first, what is early warning and early response?

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