Unlocking the power to get things done
This study aims to contribute to the growing recognition and development of locally led aid modalities and partnership models. It does so on the ‘practical’ rather than ‘ideas’ front – in that it starts from a policy context in which the imperatives of ownership and agency have long been acknowledged, but in which there remains a significant and prevailing gap between rhetoric and implementation on the ground.
By identifying good practice examples of partnership models in the peacebuilding, development and humanitarian fields, Peace Direct hopes to contribute towards a shift in practice within the aid industry, whereby locally led approaches are prioritised.
Early prevention is always preferable to late response when it comes to mass violence. Local peacebuilders & community leaders are the first line of defence Read more »
Last week deadly violence broke out on the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines. Here is an update from the ground. Read more »