Supporting Statebuilding in Situations of Conflict and Fragility: Policy Guidance

By Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Updated: 06/20/2011

peacekeeping_cote_divoireBy The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2011.

Functioning states are essential to conflict prevention, regional stability, and poverty reduction, yet state fragility remains widespread and currently impacts tens of millions of Africans. Key elements of stabilization strategies include security and justice, revenue and expenditure management, and job creation, but priority should be placed on inclusive state-society interaction and accountability at all times and levels.

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