This collection of case studies highlights successful local level conflict resolution activities that have scaled up to create widespread, sustainable impact.
The selection of case studies in this book exemplifies the Local First approach: start from where you
are, look at available resources and take it from there. In particular, these case studies were chosen because they represent compelling examples of large-scale activities that engage local capacity for peacebuilding.
In 2020, Envision provided training to 90 local police officers to dispel myths about the pandemic. Their work helped to increase local knowledge about COVID-19 and how to prevent it spreading. Countering rumours and misinformation, they helped the police to share facts and information with local communities. Read more »
In Eastern DRC, we are working with Centre Résolution Conflits (CRC) to support their ‘Peace Gold’ initiative. CRC has been working with two artisanal and small-scale mining cooperatives since 2017. Read more »
2020 was a year of unprecedented challenge and change. For Peace Direct and our partners, the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to quickly adapt, and respond to the changing environment. Like many organisations around the world, we have continued to deliver our work, in new and innovative ways. Read more »