In June 2016, Peace Direct convened a ‘Peace Exchange’ in Northern Nigeria. This brought together 17 local peacebuilding organisations to collectively analyse the conflicts facing their communities, and develop joint strategies to help local groups build peace and prevent more mass atrocities in the region.
This report brings together their analysis and recommendations and adovcates for a shift to a locally-led approach, directly engaging and supporting civil society groups in order to reduce the devastation caused by conflict in Northern Nigeria.
An attack on a village in central Mali on 10th June has killed over 100 people, the latest in a series of attacks in Mali in recent months and a worsening security situation. Peace Direct expresses deep sympathy with those killed and condemns the use of violence. Read more »
In eastern Congo, we support our partners to rebuild trust, understanding and community life throughout areas affected by conflict. Working with our partners, here are seven ways we helped those affected by war to rebuild their communities and become more resilient to violence and instability during 2018. Read more »