Though the Israel-Palestine dispute is regard by many as one of the most intractable, it has also given rise to many important examples of conflict transformation.

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GCCT members from Palestine

1) Centre for Applied Research in Education (CARE)

CARE was established in 1989, through the initiative of educationalists and intellectuals. It is a nonprofit, voluntary institution whose objective is to initiate and promote activities that lead to the development of democracy, civic society, culture, and a more human world. Read more…

2) Tawasul

The aim of Tawasul is to promote a culture of peace, enhance democratic values and act as a catalyst for non-violent communication between all levels of the Palestinian society. Tawasul also aims to strengthen Palestinian grassroots movements and help them fulfil their social and political aspirations. Read more…

3) Wi’am

The Center focuses on helping to resolve disputes within the Palestinian community by complementing the traditional Arab form of mediation, called Sulha, with Western models of conflict resolution within Palestine. The Center provides services for women and children, and seek to educate the local community on human equality and basic rights. Read more…

Graffiti on a wall separating Israel and Palestine (photograph by No Lands Too Foreign, published under a Creative Commons license)

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