National Conference on Societal Healing in Rwanda

On 9 March 2023, Interpeace organised a high-level national conference in Rwanda to share the outcomes, challenges & lessons identified from its societal healing pilot programme implemented in Bugesera District.
The programme created community-based healing spaces that contributed to reducing trauma, strengthening mental resilience, increasing the sense of safety, trust, cohesion & reconciliation among Genocide survivors, Genocide perpetrators and their relatives.