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An Introduction to Conflict Sensitivity

This document explains what is meant by conflict sensitivity, who needs to have it, and when, and how to place conflict sensitivity within development humanitarian assistance and peacebuilding, It seeks to promote the understanding of the relevance of conflict sensitivity within the framework of humanitarian work, even where it may appear foreign to fields of intervention; to help situate conflict sensitivity within policies and operations; and to enable the view that conflict sensitivity is not necessarily a new approach or an additional component to existing work. Contents include an introduction to key concepts and sections on development and conflict; humanitarian assistance and conflict; conflict sensitive partnerships; peacebuilding and conflict.

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Conflict Sensitivity Consortium