What is Political Conflict?
a subject that has existed for years and is also a relevant aspect of human
is a social situation in which two or more persons pursue different objectives,
different or opposing interests, or pursue the same objective simultaneously
and in a competitive manner. Most of these conflicts result in a war that is an
armed conflict between at least two organized social groups. This causes significant
damage and loss of life. From this point of view, it can be said that a
conflict simply means “a different perception” or a vision of a
problem or situation.
Types of Conflict
The essential thing is to
define the political evolutions The inter and intra-state conflicts are two
different subjects, let us begin by defining the intra-State conflict then the
Today, the most common form
of conflict is intra-state conflict.
This is reflected in the
and the wars we see in our
world today. In general, this type of conflict exists between armed groups and
An interstate conflict is a
conflict between two states that are the two members of the international
Concequence of the
Today 60% of
countries are affected by violence and murder. While conflicts can be an
inherent and legitimate part of social and political life.
of these conflicts are complex and difficult to understand. In order to explain
the causes of conflicts, it is necessary to examine the origins of conflict, to
focus on conflicting actions and to make a general analysis, as well as a
micro-level analysis, such as “conflict mapping”.
Role of the NGOs
sector is the most effective tool for conflict solutions. they use several
methods to resolve a conflict, such as opening a dialogue between the two sides
of the conflict. Sometimes states also use NGOs as an instrument of destabilization
to spread their own opinions in civil society.
NGOs have undeniably become indispensable
actors in the resolution of conflicts and crisis situations. Their neutrality
has been displayed since the creation of the Red Cross in 1864, giving them
unique mediation power. The good feelings that animate them and the help given
on the ground make them institutions most often respected by all belligerents
in the resolution of conflicts.
The NGOs were initially dedicated to
providing one-off emergency assistance, then they moved their actions towards
development, prevention. This second direction taken by their activities makes
it doubly a peace actor.
expected results and what has been achieved so far.
peacebuilding activities are activities that the United Nations has been
conducting in recent years for the maintenance of peace and which can also help
to end the conflict. short-term violence. it is also likely to lead to lasting
peace if it is not accompanied by strategies to prevent the resumption of
organizations” (O.N.G.) fit perfectly into the typology of institutions
seeking to establish a state of peace. They are not as recent as their current
name might be, because these NGOs are in fact a continuation of the
“works” and “charitable institutions” that the Western
world has always maintained.
They are now
assimilated to institutions in the sense used here, because they are unavoidable
in the resolution of conflicts, and incite the state power to action by
lobbying and alarming public opinion.
of conflict is extremely complex, the character and impact of conflicts can
only be assessed in very general terms. We can be absolutely certain, however,
that conflicts will continue to be a serious problem for the global system.
There is no
visible and truly unthinkable development that would bring the vision of a
long-term change in the severity of inter-state conflicts to intra-state
conflicts is also becoming less important because of the growing
internationalization of these conflicts. But we can say that with the
strategies that NGOs run, things are getting better, but slowly.