In 2017 we supported 22,393 people to live safer, more peaceful lives as a result of our work with local people building peace around the world.
These are a handful of impact stories and statements that our partners shared with us in 2017. As the front cover of this year’s report reminds us, local people around the world are at the forefront of action to tackle the causes of violence and rebuild lives after war has torn them apart.
Local peacebuilders are making peace a practical reality for thousands of people across the globe, and we are committed to supporting them.
Read the highlights in our Impact Report.
This comic tells the stories of Ayaan and Abdi, ordinary Somalis whose lives have been affected by the war. They have shown remarkable resilience, bravery and determination in their efforts to build a safe and secure life for themselves and their families. Read more »
Now in its seventh year, the Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards celebrate some of the world’s most innovative local peacebuilders. This year, a panel of international experts selected the winners from 406 applicants, the highest number we have received to date. Read more »
Want to support local people building peace around the world? Want to make a real difference in a way that works for you? Want to lead the way in your university or place of study when it comes to peacebuilding? Yes? Then become a Peace Direct Student Ambassador today! Read more »