Reconstruction and Development (Module) question: Critically analyse why peace processes fail to bring an end to violence.
Various examples of such instances have been given, and the challenges they face in the negotiation process outlined. Attempts and failure of dialogue in solving a conflict eliciting new beginning of the conflict has also been illustrated in this document. Factors hindering peace methods in curbing the conflicts have also been widely discussed.
In various cases, both international and domestic, mediation has always failed. this is discussed with various relevant examples in the world.
Most warring parties embark on physical confrontation as a means of solving the problem. Political and fiscal reforms will be noted to assist in the decision-making during the negotiation process. This often results to the elimination of peace as a solution to the problem that resulted to war. This idea has been viewed from different angles in this document such that it is realized that peace often fails in the process of ending violence.
The definition of peace maybe varied, but, in this context, it can be summarized or explicated as the absence of hostilities or war. It can be attained by various applications depending on the context. Establishment of peace through peace method has proved inefficient in most cases thus termed to have failed in ending violence. This method is mostly applied through negotiations and settling of disputes through peace building and peacekeeping. Political factors, in most cases, are the culprit of war thus making peace a difficult avenue to take in bringing things under control. The willingness of the warring parties to have a round table talk is a problem.
Market and culture of violence has also proved to fuel the war. These, in most cases, come in by availing war equipments, which keeps on in supply thus prompting their use. As a result, peace does not surface out as the best way of solving the problem