DEMO-STREAMING

Discussion in a dialogue club. Photo credit: Ryan Anson for Interpeace
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Jeff Lewis, a member of the Interpeace US Board of Governors, visited Rwanda where he was hosted by Interpeace local partner IRDP (the Institute of Research and Dialogue for Peace). See the  article of his impressions of Rwanda and the work of IRDP which was published in the Christian Science Monitor.
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This Wednesday, we at Interpeace have learned with profound sadness of the death of Michel Kipoké, a Congolese national helping to spearhead dialogue and reconciliation efforts between Burundian leaders and groups. Michel was an inspiring figure and devoted peacebuilder whose success was in large part due to his personal humility,
Nick Howden, UNDEF board member and Scott M. Weber, Dirctor-General of Interpeace sign partnership agreement
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Interpeace has signed a partnership agreement with the UN Democracy Fund, UNDEF, as part of its efforts to build peace in divided societies. The agreement was signed by Nick Howen, UNDEF board member and Scott M. Weber, Director-General of Interpeace at a meeting of its Advisory Council in Geneva on
President Bill Clinton backs peace talks on Rwanda
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President Clinton has highlighted the commitment of Interpeace and its Rwandan partner, the Institute of Research and Dialogue (IRDP) to building lasting peace, twelve years after the genocide killed nearly a million Tutsi and some moderate Hutu. At the Second Annual Clinton Global initiative the President praised the work of
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In the West African state of Guinea Bissau, Interpeace is working with the National Institute of Studies and Research to consolidate the peace process and promote social stability during the country’s post-conflict transition. After securing independence from Portugal in 1974, the country suffered military upheaval and political unrest lasting until
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Interpeace’s partner in Rwanda, the Institute for Research and Development for Peace (IRDP) has presented its recommendations for poverty reduction to a meeting in Kigali, attended by more than 200 politicians, academics and members of the diaspora. The recommendations – the culmination of three years of extensive research and consultation
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36 former prisoners of war returned safely to their homes after a year in captivity, following a successful exchange in the Sool region between Puntland and Somaliland. 12 prisoners had been captured by Somaliland and 24 by Puntland during fighting in the region in late September 2004. Their release followed
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The Academy for Peace and Development, a partner of the Geneva based peacebuilding organisation, Interpeace, is working closely with Somaliland’s electoral commission to ensure the territory’s first parliamentary elections in 14 years are fair and democratic. The Academy based in the capital Hargeisa has been training polling station officers and
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The Puntland Development and Research Centre (PRDC), one of Interpeace’s three Somali partners has succeeded in highlighting security problems to the President. “I was with a relative down by the river when two gunmen appeared from nowhere and ordered us to lie on the ground. We began to run and