While the importance of youth empowerment and inclusion in peacebuilding has gained significant traction in policy circles, academic studies capturing the complexity of youth as a transitional demographic with unique transformative potential in post-conflict settings remain relatively scarce.
The global pandemic has had far-ranging impacts on the international illicit drug trade. With broken supply chains, the production, distribution, and use of drugs worldwide has been altered. This post traces recent developments in the global illicit drug trade during the COVID-19 pandemic.
All countries have turned into a global no-go zone and in the Covid-19 crisis flying citizens home is an unprecedented logistical operation. Helping people is one thing, but getting through to an elusive public to induce behavioural change, is the hardest part of the consular challenge.