Humanity on the move: the global refugee crisis

By Kevin McCann: Peace Direct's Local Peacebuilding Experts come together to discuss key issues in a new series of reports. In the second edition, they look at the problems refugees and IDPs face around the world. Read more »

Community peacemakers build bridges in post-Ebola West Africa

By Emily Deeming: Emily Deeming reports on work to rebuild trust in areas suffering from the legacy of Ebola. Read more »

January 2017

By Monthly Newsletter: This month’s Insight on Conflict newsletter features articles on locally-led peacebuilding in Nigeria, women's roles in non-violent movements, and more. Read more »

Hope amidst the horror in Northern Nigeria

By Ruairi Nolan: Peace Direct releases the first in a series of reports on the views and strategies of local peacebuilders in conflict zones. The first focuses on Northern Nigeria. Read more »

Outbreak of violence in the Central African Republic: how can local peacebuilders put an end to this?

By Martine Kessy Ekomo-Soignet: Kessy Ekomo-Soignet calls on those with a real desire to end the conflict in the Central African Republic to support local peacebuilders. Read more »

'We are free now in The Gambia - or maybe not'

By Tomas Serna: Gambian President Yahya Jammeh surprised many when he announced his intention to step down recently, after 22 years of rule. But he has since performed a U-turn, saying the result of the election which saw him defeated was not credible. Tomas Serna reflects on Gambian life. Read more »

Ivory Coast: political tensions and the peacebuilding process

By Daniel Ozoukou: Political tensions associated with President Ouattara’s regime are putting efforts to build peace and security in the Ivory Coast at risk, says Daniel Ozoukou. Read more »

Aleppo is falling. What next?

By Ruairi Nolan: The battle for Aleppo is nearly over. Thousands have been killed. Ruairi Nolan highlights the latest events from Syria. Read more »

December 2016

By Monthly Newsletter: This month’s Insight on Conflict newsletter features articles on civil society in South Sudan, Islamist violence in Afghanistan, and more. Read more »

Using puppets to foster peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina

By Alizée Gau: Prejudice among schoolchildren in Bosnia and Herzegovina may be even greater now than before the Balkan Wars of the 1990s. Alizée Gau reports. Read more »