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.
On International Women’s Day, we spoke to the coordinator of one of our local peacebuilding partners, Rasha Ahmed from Collaborative for Peace in Sudan (CfPS), about why women’s participation in peacebuilding is important, and what International Women’s Day means to her. Read more »
Today, Peace Direct is delighted to announce a £250,000 award from the players of People's Postcode Lottery to support our work building peace in war zones. Read more »