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Peace negotiations in Liberia and Kenya

ByFranzisca Zanker

This chapter starts with an overview of the reasons for case selection on the basis of African power-sharing agreements with high civil society involvement. This is followed by an introduction to the political, historical and social context of the two case studies from Liberia and Kenya focusing on periods of conflict, negotiations and civil society. The chapter provides a detailed picture of the respective negotiations processes and the historical development and input from the civil society sector.