The UN will deploy a political mission to Colombia to verify the forthcoming ceasefire. This mission is fundamental to strengthen public confidence in a peace process that may end the longest armed conflict in the American continent.
Meet 20-year-old Ngala who is helping to reduce tensions within his community as the chairman of a local peace committee.
After twenty-one years leading Conciliation Resources, co-founder and Executive Director Andy Carl is leaving the organisation. Andy has been a continuous source of inspiration, guiding Conciliation Resources to become a recognised force for peace around the world.
Enjoy our top three most viewed multimedia items from the past year. We were pleased to see these grabbed the attention of our peacebuilding community.
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Peace, security, a future: basic needs that people in the midst of violent conflict desperately want and seek. However, building back trust, livelihoods, institutions and relationships is a complex and long-term endeavours, full of steps forward and back. This is the task of peacebuilding. And we can’t afford not to do it. Here are just three reasons why peacebuilding matters today.
Froilyn Mendoza is an indigenous community leader. Despite her young age, she has already helped to highlight the rights and struggles of indigenous people on a national and international scale in the framework of the peace process in southern Philippines.
This international volunteer day we wanted to put the spotlight on one of them, and find out why she chose to volunteer. Anita Bianchi is coming to the end of three months volunteering with our Partnership Development team. She explains her role and motivations.
A landmark agreement between Government officials and NGO representatives of Cote d'Ivoire and Liberia has been signed to promote the value and importance of security and social cohesion in the border communities.
The struggle for liberation has been central to the lives of Bangsamoro Women’s Auxiliary Brigade (BIWAB) members Babus Ling, Lani, Rose and Wilma for decades. They joined the Bangsamoro’s struggle for self-determination in the 1970s following horrific personal experiences encountered during the martial law period.