Victoria Capatici shares her incredible story of music and creativity uniting young Kashmiris.

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Caesar Poblicks shares his story of encouraging a militia commander to use his leadership skills for peace and reconciliation.

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Women Mediators across the Commonwealth member Bebhinn Mckinley recalls the moment she heard the news of the IRA ceasefire, aged 11, and how this shaped her peacebuilding future.

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Avaz Hasanov remembers an important meeting with a group of young students in Nagorny Karabakh. 

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Hudo Ahmed talks about her work with victims and survivors of the decades-long conflict in the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia.

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Laurence Broers talks about his experience of the power of film to bridge conflicting narratives and create the basis for dialogue. 

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Tatiana Vivienne reflects on supporting returnees from the Lord’s Resistance Army to reintegrate into their communities. 

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Emily Deeming recalls witnessing a member of a former armed group reunite with his family after 25 years of living in exile.

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Elena Kuvichko reflects on an early event in her career as a peacebuilder, that highlighted to her the importance of inclusive peacebuilding.

Waleed Khan talks about the sense of achievement he gets from working with young people in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.