Race, Power and Peacebuilding

Race, Power and Peacebuilding


Race, Power & Peacebuilding is our latest report, which aims to explore and to understand how racism manifests itself in the peacebuilding sector. 

This report is a summary of a global consultation which included over 160 people from 70 countries. We are indebted to all those who participated and contributed to the findings of the report through their insights, experiences and analysis. 

By analysing current peacebuilding approaches through a ‘decolonising’ lens, we hope to encourage the peacebuilding sector to embrace the decolonising agenda and address unequal global-local power dynamics.

This report builds upon the findings of Time to Decolonise Aid which found systemic racism across the wider humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. 

This report has been produced by Peace Direct in collaboration with the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) and United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY).

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An executive summary of the report is also available in Arabic, English, French and Spanish.

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Lisez re rapport en francais

Lee el informe en español 


Illustration credit: Nash Weerasekera, The Jacky Winter Group

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