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.
As we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr., Peace Direct and the Alliance for Peacebuilding are launching a new effort to support local peacebuilding in the US. Read more »
These seven stories are just seven of the many reasons we continue to strive for peace – built brick by brick from the ground up. Read more »
On Human Rights Day, a day for the inspiring activists that stand for a better world, we announce the winners of our 2017 Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards. Read more »