March 2015

By Monthly Newsletter: This month’s newsletter features articles on youth and conflict, adaptation to climate change, and more. Read more »

The changing of the guard: Burkinabé civil society says no to coup by stealth

By Boris Somé: Boris Somé reports on political drama and the role civil society is playing in ensuring a peaceful democratic transition in Burkina Faso Read more »

Women in Guatemala: survivors yesterday, activists today, peace builders tomorrow

By Sophie Helle: Guatemala women have suffered horrific violence as a result of the country’s civil war and its legacy. But they refuse to be cast solely as victims. Read more »

Healing and conflict resolution through religion

By Jean de Dieu Basabose: An approach to resolving ethnic conflict structured around religious practice in Rwanda. Read more »

Football over fighting? The role of sport in peacebuilding

By Kevin McCann: The Ivory Coast football team has won its first trophy in 20 years. Its players have tried to contribute to unity off the field as well as on it. Read more »

War affects all: why peace is important to the people of Galilee

By Tori Curbelo: Tori Curbelo describes her experience volunteering in Israel-Palestine, where people continue to work for peace. Read more »

The rise of Boko Haram and the response of civil society

By Michael Olufemi Sodipo: What is behind the rise of Boko Haram and what can be done to end the violence? Read more »

The Malian malaise: Daniel Ozoukou talks peacebuilding in Mali

By Daniel Ozoukou: A local peacebuilder’s perspective on the current situation in Mali, and what needs to happen for a lasting peace in the country. Read more »

Brothers in arms

By Ruairi Nolan: What can a power struggle between two brothers in Mughal India tell us about religious conflicts in today’s world? Read more »

Climate change, ecological restoration and conflict resolution

By Adan E. Suazo: Do the challenges of climate change create the need for novel methods of conflict resolution? Read more »

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