Atrocity Prevention and Peacebuilding

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In November and December 2017 Peace Direct held a collaborative online consultation for experts and practitioners to discuss the nexus between atrocity prevention and peacebuilding, and to share their insight and experiences. Following the consultation, this report presents the analysis and recommendations from participants, and advocates for the recognition of the role that locally-led peacebuilding approaches play in preventing and stopping atrocities.

The Full Report, as well as an Executive Summary with a summary of key findings and recommendations from the consultation are available below.

Executive summary

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Full report

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