We work in Nigeria and the Mano River region, developing community-led peacebuilding initiatives which put the people most affected by conflicts at the center of efforts to resolve them.
This is the story of Bossou, a village in Forest Guinea at the very epicentre of the deadly Ebola outbreak.
In September, ten peacebuilders travelled from Kenya to West Africa to learn from each other’s challenges and successes, to help them build more peaceful and inclusive societies. In this film, they share what they learnt.
It is nearly ten years since the beginning of the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria. Conciliation Resources and The Kukah Centre interviewed over 1,000 people living in the region to ask about their views on the current response and what they thought was needed for peace.
The destruction caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria is visible everywhere. Suspicion and mistrust within society is rife and relationships between young people and their elders are broken. Young people are frequently targeted and groomed by Boko Haram. All have witnessed atrocities or had loved ones killed. This is Badawiya’s story.
In August 2014 the World Health Organisation declared Ebola a ‘global health emergency’. Two years on, the health crisis has passed but the epidemic caused social divisions and tensions that are still having repercussions today.
A set of 10 double-sided information sheets that give a brief overview about each of the conflict contexts we work in, plus a summary of Accord and our policy work.