As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic grows, our focus remains on how we can continue to support communities breaking through cycles of violent conflict.
Recently, we convened more than 450 peacebuilders from around the world in online consultations to discuss how the current COVID-19 crisis is impacting their work, changing their needs, and shaping their perspective.
Our latest report, produced in collaboration with Conducive Space for Peace and Humanity United, shares the key findings from the consultations, as well as recommendations from peacebuilders from around the world.
‘COVID-19 and the impact of local peacebuilding’ is now available in three languages.
During a siege in Eastern Ghouta, Syria, bombs blasted, the sounds of shelling filled the air, and cries were heard. Amal’s three children were scared. She did what she could to protect them - trying to distract them from the conflict going on around them with games and toys. Read more »
'Refreshing Skills & Strategies; Continuing Professional development for Practitioners working in Conflict' is a five-day online training course run by Peace Direct and Coalition for Peace in Africa. Read more »
Following the resignation of Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita yesterday, we call on the country to begin to reconnect with its people to avoid escalating tensions, rising conflict and a potential health emergency brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more »