A realistic vision for world peace
Nobel Peace laureate Jody Williams brings tough love to the dream of world peace, with her razor-sharp take on what “peace” really means, and a... Read More
New rules for rebuilding a broken nation
Long conflict can wreck a country, leaving behind poverty and chaos. But what’s the right way to help war-torn countries rebuild? Paul Collier explains the... Read More
Inclusive peacebuilding in Nepal – challenges and opportunities
Current peacebuilding programmes in Nepal are not benefiting the people most affected by violence. The main problem is that the critical issue of inclusivity has... Read More
Tango – the intimate dance of conflict transformation
Trust, dialogue, passion, communication, vulnerability and empathy. Like tango, transforming conflict is an intimate affair.
Peace One Day
Celebrate the difference one day can make! On Peace Day 21 September, Peace One Day will present 24 hours of incredible live content from all around... Read More
The walk from “no” to “yes”
William Ury, author of “Getting to Yes,” offers an elegant, simple (but not easy) way to create agreement in even the most difficult situations –... Read More
The path to ending ethnic conflicts
Civil wars and ethnic conflicts have brought the world incredible suffering, but Stefan Wolff’s figures show that, in the last 20 years, their number has... Read More
Pay attention to nonviolence
In 2003, the Palestinian village of Budrus mounted a 10-month-long nonviolent protest to stop a barrier being built across their olive groves. Did you hear... Read More
Promoting the role of youth in peacebuilding
On July 10 and 11, the Youth Advocacy Team of the United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY Peacebuilders) will participate in two events taking place... Read More
The third GCCT newsletter
TransConflict is pleased to present the third Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation newsletter, showcasing the work of the GCCT and its members.
Armenia – Peace Dialogue
Peace Dialogue, which is registered in Armenia, unites different peace and civic activists from Armenia, Russia, Georgia, Germany and the Netherlands.
The second GCCT newsletter
TransConflict is pleased to present the second Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation newsletter, showcasing the work of the GCCT and its members.
The EU and post-2015 – towards a decent peace for all?
The EU’s latest proposal for the post-2015 development framework is on the right track. But, as Member States reflect on this document to adopt Council... Read More
Somalia – peace on a platter of gold
It is only by building democratic institutions that the present and future generations of Somali leaders will be inspired to continue the country’s progress towards national... Read More
War, peace and a new world paved with good intentions through sport
Sport has often been overlooked as a form of soft power that is able to broker moments of normality within periods of conflict between ethnic... Read More
Bold but practical – incorporating peace and security in the new global development framework
The United National High Level Panel has a responsibility to ensure that the post-2015 Development Agenda addresses the difficult questions of peace and security by... Read More
Keep soldiers out of schools and universities
TransConflict is pleased to present a new report, entitled “Lessons In War: Military Use of Schools and Other Education Institutions during Conflict”, published by the Global Coalition... Read More
Afghanistan – I want to study, so shoot me
By denying women many of their most basic human rights and fundamental freedoms, the Taliban regime in Afghanistan was the proverbial death-knell for progressive lifestyles of women in the country; as the shocking case of Malala Yousufzai demonstrates in the starkest possible manner.
Women in Afghanistan – struggling for representation in the peace process
The absence of a women’s grassroots support network or social movement is one of the key reasons women have been unable to exert more influence on the peace process in Afghanistan, meaning that any future peace settlement may lack sufficient safeguards to promote and entrench women’s voices.
Youth as a bridge – peacebuilding in north-western Kenya
The emergence of locally-initiated and supported peacebuilding initiatives by young people - acting as change agents, mentors and leaders - is fostering a new paradigm in governance, development and peacebuilding amongst pastoralist communities in north-western Kenya.
TransConflict is pleased to present a short-film - entitled 'Budapest backwards', by Jeroen Sebrechts - winner of the prize for 'Best Film' at the third Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival, which recently took place in Tirana, Albania.
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