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.
The horrific bombings that shook Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday are no longer newsworthy. The world’s attention has shifted elsewhere, and yet people across the country are still seeking answers to the events that took place a month ago. Read more »
Peace Direct, Search for Common Ground and Mercy Corps present our "Pathways to Peace" art exhibit in the US Senate Russell Rotunda, now open to the public until May 10. Read more »
On Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka was rocked by a series of bombings that killed more than 250 people at churches and hotels, the worst violence the country has seen in a decade. Our CEO Dylan Mathews shares his own reactions to the attacks and what this means for peacebuilders in the country. Read more »