This brief on partnership approaches is part of a series called ‘Towards locally-led peacebuilding’ intended to highlight gaps in current policy and practice.
While global conflicts increase, the international peacebuilding community is increasingly recognising that locally-led activity is a key element to successful peacebuilding.
Drawing on 15 years’ experience partnering with grassroots organisations, this brief outlines what we mean when we talk about ‘local’, and why a radical shift is needed to remove barriers to local leadership.
Peace Direct is excited to announce the formation of a new Global Advisory Council. The group is made up of activists, researchers, human rights defenders and community leaders who are committed to helping us achieve our mission of stopping war. Read more »
In Universities up and down the UK, our Student Ambassadors are spreading the word about local peacebuilding. They use their skills, energy and enthusiasm to build a better, brighter future for people living in war zones. Meet some of our Ambassadors here. Read more »
Peace Direct alongside Search for Common Ground, and 39 organizations from the peacebuilding and humanitarian sector have expressed their commitment to supporting the global Youth, Peace and Security agenda and call on the US government to act. Read more »