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We are honored to welcome Ambassador Marianne Kress, Head of Department for Migration, Stabilization and Fragility at the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to our Advisory Council. Interpeace’s Advisory Council The Advisory Council is a high-level statutory body that provides the organization with key strategic advice and guidance on peacebuilding policy and
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Can we build forward better? The virus spreads far and fast and does not know, nor care, for boundaries. Initially, some referred to the COVID-19 crisis as a “great equalizer,” yet it has been anything but equalizing. Besides being the greatest health crisis of our time, COVID-19 is a multidimensional
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[Geneva, 15 Dec 2020] The Principles for Peace, a groundbreaking global and collaborative initiative to develop principles, standards and norms that will guide international, national, and local approaches to building lasting peace is being launched today during a virtual event hosted from Geneva. The initiative is being spearheaded by a
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By Renée Larivière, Senior Director of Programme Management Timor-Leste experienced successive political unrest and cycles of violence underlining the deep divisions and unresolved grievances embedded within the society. Interpeace began its peacebuilding work in Timor-Leste in 2007 by establishing the Centre of Studies for Peace and Development (CEPAD) as a response to
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We are honored to welcome Ambassador Nasir A. Andisha, Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the UN in Geneva to Interpeace’s Advisory Council and pleased to announce the appointments of two new members to our Governing Board: Hind Kabawat and Kate Gilmore. Interpeace’s Advisory Council The Advisory Council is a high-level statutory body
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Linda* is a mother and wife who lost her family during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. She was 16 years old, when armed men attacked her home in Bugesera, a town in Eastern Rwanda, and brutally killed her parents, siblings and friends. “I lost all. It was
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A conflict between a local militia and national government forces in 2016 transformed the relatively calm Kasaï region in the Democratic Republic of Congo into the scene of violent intercommunal conflict. At least 5,000 people died and 1.4 million others were displaced by two years of violence. Since the end
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Justice in Guinea Bissau is considered as the foundation for peace between citizens. However, the poor functioning and administration of the judicial system, combined with issues of corruption and widespread impunity, overwhelmed the effective governance of the justice sector in the country. Traditional or informal justice practices are highly valued
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Can reconciliation be sustainable between communities that have experienced the most extreme forms of violence? This is one of the questions posed by 150 high-level stakeholders, during a regional forum held in December 2015 in Kinshasa, where they mandated Interpeace and its partners to conduct a research on the experiences
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Why does gender matter in peacebuilding? Gender disparities form arguably one of the most profound and pervasive sources of exclusion globally. Conflicts, and consequently peace, are profoundly influenced by and impact gender. Better understanding the gendered dynamics of conflict and implementing gender inclusive programming are critical to ensuring that peacebuilding