Four perspectives on resilience in Guatemala
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This section presents a series of conversations with members of the national group on the contribution of a resilience approach and the perspectives for transformation that the group has identified over the past months.
Piloting a resilience approach to peacebuilding: Insights from Interpeace’s Frameworks for Assessing Resilience (FAR) project
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This assessment of resilience draws attention to capacities and strengths in society, whether as individual personality traits, solidarity networks of communities or alternative livelihood strategies, which can inform more context-specific and nationally-owned peacebuilding processes.
What options for business? Working around, in or on armed violence
Type: PDF Size: 1Mb Published: July 1, 2015 Author: Achim Wennmann
Achim Wennmann, Executive Coordinator of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, sheds light on how companies work around, in or on armed violence, and on some entry points for a more direct role for business in armed violence reduction and prevention (AVRP) programmes.
Entrepreneurial leadership for peace in Colombia
Type: PDF Size: 2Mb Published: July 1, 2015 Author: María Victoria Llorente and Ángela Rivas
María Victoria Llorente and Ángela Rivas from the Fundación Ideas para la Paz (FIP) share their thoughts on the participation of Colombia’s business sector in the area of peacebuilding.
Interview with Max Loria, former Vice-Minister for Peace in Costa Rica
Type: PDF Size: 663Kb Published: December 29, 2014 Author: Otto Argueta and Arnoldo Gálvez
As former Vice-Minister for Peace, Max Loria has played a key role in Interpeace’s violence-reduction project in Costa Rica. In this interview, he explains the situation of youth in Costa Rica, the importance of participatory processes to reduce violence, and the role of the Ministry of Peace in contributing to their success.
Celebrating Interpeace’s pioneering work – Reflections on twenty years of peacebuilding
Type: PDF Size: 876Kb Published: December 29, 2014 Author: Necla Tschirgi
Necla Tschirgi, Professor of Practice, Human Security and Peacebuilding at the University of San Diego and member of the Interpeace Governing Council, looks back at the evolution of peacebuilding as a field of research, policy and practice.
20th Anniversary Journal No. 3
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No. 3/September-December 2014 This is the third edition of Interpeace’s Anniversary Journal produced and published by Interpeace’s Latin America Office. It features an interview with Max Loria and overview of the evolution of the peacebuilding field and reflections on Interpeace’s inclusive approach in El Salvador.