Publications

  • HSS: Annual Summary Report Payinjiar County (Southern Liech State) 2018

    May 21, 2019

    PAX and its partners conducted large-scale quantitative research in May 2018 about the nature of security threats facing civilians in Payinjiar County (Southern Liech State, South Sudan) and the impact this has on their daily lives and their expectations for the future. A community security dialogue was organized afterwards to present the initial survey findings and subsequently have a dialogue with local community stakeholders in Payinjiar about security issues that warrant follow-up. This report summarises the Human Security Survey findings from May 2018 and presents the main conclusions from the local community security dialogue in March 2019.


  • HSS: Annual Summary Report Jonglei 2018

    February 28, 2019

    PAX and its partners conducted large-scale quantitative research in March 2018 about the nature of security threats facing civilians in Jonglei State, South Sudan and the impact this has on their daily lives and their expectations for the future. Community security dialogues were organized afterwards to present the initial survey findings and subsequently have a dialogue with local community stakeholders in Jonglei about security issues that warrant follow-up. This report summarises the Human Security Survey findings and presents the main conclusions from local community security dialogues in 2018.


  • Human Security Survey Evaluation

    Proximity International Evaluation of the PAX Human Security Survey in Iraq and South Sudan

    February 11, 2019

    In late 2018 PAX hired a professional research and evaluation firm, Proximity International, to conduct a midterm evaluation of our Human Security Survey (HSS) projects in Iraq and South Sudan. The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the effectiveness and relevance of our survey methodology and community engagement approach in contributing to improved protection of civilians.


  • Human Security Survey: Methodology Iraq

    February 5, 2019

    This report explains the Human Security Survey (HSS) methodology as applied in Iraq. The HSS has been carried out in several locations in Iraq, with a total of over 2200 surveys conducted on civilians' experiences, perceptions, and expectations in situations of conflict. The HSS research methodology has been developed by PAX's Protection of Civilians department and includes a series of complementary activities, including population-based research, community engagement, and advocacy.


  • Human Security Survey: Methodology South Sudan

    February 5, 2019

    This report explains the Human Security Survey (HSS) methodology as applied in South Sudan.The HSS has been carried out in several locations in South Sudan, with a total of over 4200 surveys conducted on civilians' experiences, perceptions, and expectations in situations of conflict. The HSS research methodology has been developed by PAX's Protection of Civilians department and includes a series of complementary activities, including population-based research, community engagement, and advocacy.


  • Human Security Survey 2018: Gender Dynamics in Basra

    January 23, 2019

    In March and April 2018, PAX and its local partner, the Iraqi Al-Firdaws Society conducted a survey across Basra governorate about the experiences of civilian populations with issues of insecurity and conflict. The following discusses the key survey findings that relate specifically to gender dynamics, including the different ways in which men and women in Basra perceive and are affected by their security environment.

    The Arabic version of the report is available upon request (please contact Carrie by email: huisman@paxforpeace.nl).


  • Human Security Survey 2018: Gender Dynamics in Salahaddin

    January 23, 2019

    In April and May 2018, PAX and its local partner, the Iraqi Al-Amal Association conducted a survey across Salahaddin governorate about the experiences of civilian populations with issues of insecurity and conflict. This report discusses the key survey findings that relate specifically to gender dynamics, including the different ways in which men and women in Salahaddin perceive and are affected by their security environment.

    The Arabic version of the report is available upon request (please contact Carrie by email: huisman@paxforpeace.nl).


  • Conference Applying Data for Peacekeeping: report day 1

    January 15, 2019

    On 14 and 15 November 2018, the Protection of Civilians department of PAX organized the conference ”Applying Data for Peacekeeping” in The Hague, the Netherlands. The conference brought together researchers and data specialists, peacekeeping staff and policy makers. The aim was to link innovations in data collection and analysis with the need for structural information for peacekeepers to improve peacekeeping in practice. The conference aimed to contribute to solutions by addressing the various types of data (e.g. need assessments, remote sensing, open source, big data) and their application through tools (e.g. threat analysis, data management systems, surveys etc.) for peacekeeping operations.


  • Conference Applying Data for Peacekeeping: report day 2

    January 15, 2019

    On 14 and 15 November 2018, the Protection of Civilians department of PAX organized the conference ”Applying Data for Peacekeeping” in The Hague, the Netherlands. The conference brought together researchers and data specialists, peacekeeping staff and policy makers. The aim was to link innovations in data collection and analysis with the need for structural information for peacekeepers to improve peacekeeping in practice. The conference aimed to contribute to solutions by addressing the various types of data (e.g. need assessments, remote sensing, open source, big data) and their application through tools (e.g. threat analysis, data management systems, surveys etc.) for peacekeeping operations.


  • Human Security Survey outcomes 2018: Jubek, South Sudan

    January 11, 2019

    In November 2018, enumerators collected 474 surveys across Jubek state in South Sudan. Civilians were asked about the nature of security threats they face, and the impact this has on their daily lives and their expectations for the future. This infographic reflects the summarized outcomes of the survey. The research method used is called the Human Security Survey (HSS). The HSS is developed by PAX's Protection of Civilians team and includes a series of complementary activities, including population-based research, community engagement, and advocacy.



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