Peace and conflict studies focuses on the causes of war and conflicts as well as conditions for peace. Why do war and conflict arise? How is peace created and preserved? What threatens the safety and stability of people and societies? Particularly important topics in Peace and Conflict Studies include peace negotiations, conflict resolution, peace-building work, human rights, poverty reduction and sustainable development.
Alma Livingstone is currently enrolled in the Master's Programme in Crisis Management and Peacebuilding.
Democracy is often an important part of making peace, even if the road there can be violent.