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Insecurity disrupts development, but peace doesn't drive it

Written by Lisa Denney

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'The inclusion of a peace and justice goal in the High Level Panel's post-2015 report is a welcome acknowledgement of the negative impact of insecurity on development. However, we need to think carefully about the relationships between security, peace and development to ensure that what gets built into the post-2015 framework stands the best chance of contributing to the eradication of extreme poverty.'