Prophets and protest in Niger – the reaction to Charlie Hebdo

By Oumarou Gado: Events in Niger this past week have included violent protests against the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Read more »

Razan – a dream blowing in the wind?

By Sawssan Abou-Zahr: Sawssan Abou-Zahr reflects on the hopes and disappointment of the Libyan revolution with novelist Razan Almoghrabi. Read more »

History repeating itself? Overcoming the legacy of partition in Pakistan.

By Zahid Shahab Ahmed: An interview with Anam Zakaria, a young peacebuilder overcoming prejudice, intolerance and mistrust between Pakistan and India. Read more »

Reconciliation in the Cote d’Ivoire: mission impossible?

By Oussou Kouamé Remi: Oussou Kouamé Remi discusses the difficulties the Cote d’Ivoire has had in establishing a truth and reconciliation commission. Read more »

Cultural heritage as peacemaker

By Gustav Rudd: Gustav Rudd looks at how cultural heritage can be used as a tool for peacebuilding in Syria and beyond. Read more »

January 2015

By Monthly Newsletter: This month’s newsletter features articles on local initiatives in Syria, civil society in Colombia, and more. Read more »

South Sudan: young people in peace and state building

By Khamis Cosmas: Young people in South Sudan need to play a bigger role in peacebuilding, says Khamis Lokud. Read more »

Looking out for one’s neighbour in Niger

By Melissa Neelakantan: Melissa Neelakantan discusses how people in Niger are providing comfort and shelter to refugees from the conflicts in Mali and Nigeria. Read more »

Picturing peace: using photography in conflict transformation

By Tim Bidey: The relationship between storytelling, photography and peacebuilding, and the use of exhibitions as a peacebuilding mechanism for divided communities. Read more »

That sinking feeling in Somalia? The trouble with NGOs in the Horn of Africa

By Abdiwahab M. Ali: With international aid money flowing in the Horn of Africa, and the potential for corruption increasing, how are local NGOs affected? Read more »

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