Briefing papers & notes
Tackling the food deficit in the world's newest country
Briefing Paper | Jul 09, 2012
A year after South Sudan became the world's newest nation, half of its 9.7 million citizens are struggling to meet their basic food needs. Internal conflict, clashes with Sudan, poor harvests, and complex population movement have all contributed to the current crisis.
Piecing it all together: Why the Arms Trade Treaty must regulate parts and components for weapons and military equipment
Briefing Paper | Jun 29, 2012
The Arms Trade Treaty provides a unique opportunity to regulate the specialized parts and components used in the arms trade.
Briefing Paper | May 16, 2012
Opportunities and challenges facing US assistance for food security in Guatemala
Sahel food crisis
Briefing Paper | Apr 10, 2012
Actions the US can take to break the cycle of hunger
Saving Money and Lives: The Human Side of U.S. Food Aid Reform
Briefing Paper | Mar 29, 2012
A joint report from Oxfam America and American Jewish World Service shows that more than 17 million people could receive life-saving food aid at no additional cost to US taxpayers if Congress cuts red-tape in the US Farm Bill.
A Shift in Focus: Putting the interests of Somali people first
Briefing Paper | Feb 21, 2012
More than six months after the UN declared a famine, Somalia is still in the throes of its worst humanitarian crisis in decades, with 31 per cent of the population estimated to be in crisis.
Left behind by the G20?
Briefing Paper | Jan 19, 2012
How inequality and environmental degradation threaten to exclude poor people from the benefits of economic growth
Haiti: The slow road to reconstruction
Briefing Note | Jan 10, 2012
Two years after the earthquake
Beyond Viktor Bout
Briefing Paper | Oct 06, 2011
A briefing paper on why the United States needs an Arms Trade Treaty
A place at the table
Briefing Paper | Oct 03, 2011
Safeguarding women's rights in Afghanistan