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Peace and the post-2015 development framework News
Our partner, Rosa Emilia Salamanca, is speaking at the UN’s General Assembly on the need to include gender, violence and peace in the post-2015 framework. Read more about what we are doing to put violence and peace at the heart of the UN’s post-2015 development goals.
Faith leaders in the CAR launch a national interfaith peace platform News
We have been supporting religious leaders in the Central African Republic to support local interfaith “peace committees”. To mark the formal beginning of the Interfaith Peace Platform, Conciliation Resources has signed a partnership agreement with the religious leaders of the three denominations to help create a national secretariat in Bangui.
Letter: Effective targets to promote sustainable peace News
To address the underlying drivers of conflict, our definition of peace needs to more than the absence of violence. Conciliation Resources and 32 other civil society groups have sent a joint letter to the UN’s Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals addressing this and identifying effective targets to promote sustainable peace.
New publication explores legitimacy and peace processes News
Legitimacy matters for peace. It defines the social and political deals between states and citizens, and local leaders and communities. The new edition of Accord focuses on legitimacy, and the ways that it can help build more equitable and sustainable peace.

Focus on

Women and gender in peacebuilding

Gender is key to understanding how women and men experience conflict.

We work to increase the recognition of women’s contributions to peacebuilding, promote more inclusive peace processes to ensure broad public participation including that of women, and design more gender-sensitive approaches to peacebuilding.

Somali delegates hold up the book of the constitution on July 25, 2012, MogadishuSomali delegates hold up the book of the constitution on July 25, 2012, Mogadishu

Accord

Our Accord publication series informs and strengthens peace processes by documenting and analysing practical lessons and innovations of peacebuilding.

Read the latest edition of Accord here.

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