Local peacebuilding: What works and why

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This report, a collaboration between Peace Direct and the Alliance for Peacebuilding, explores the effectiveness of local peacebuilding, sharing real and impactful initiatives from around the world.

‘What works and why’ argues that more support for local peacebuilding is needed, and highlights examples of effective local initiatives in support of this claim. To counter the scepticism some decision-makers express about the impact of local peacebuilding, the report is confined to examples that have been objectively assessed by external evaluators or researchers.

 

An Executive Summary with a summary of key findings is available below.

The full report can be found on an interactive web page at: https://www.peaceinsight.org/reports/whatworks/

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