Funded by the European Research Council, FORESIGHT aims to understand under what conditions warnings about the escalation of violent conflict are noticed by policy makers and acted upon.
- To identify and evaluate the underlying factors shaping the production, communication and perception of early warning.
- To identify and evaluate the factors, which influence whether early warnings are taken seriously by the aforementioned political actors.
- To develop performance indicators for early warning production, communication and perception.
- To compare the findings regarding the impact of forecasts on conflict prevention with the insights of the broader literature regarding preventive action in other policy areas.
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Dr Christoph O Meyer