Five ways to support youth inclusion in peacebuilding

Young people who have experienced conflict firsthand have a vital role to play in peacebuilding. However, in many cases they are seen not as positive forces for peace, but rather as threats to it. Recent research conducted by Conciliation Resources with youth from five different conflict regions identified the five key changes which need to be made to ensure young people are able to participate in creating more peaceful societies. [continue reading…]

Trainer (Educating & Activating to Counteract Dangerous Speech & Prevent Violence)

Over Zero seeks a trainer to support its core programmatic work in training and capacity building for civil society groups. These trainings introduce groups to key concepts and approaches for counteracting the impact of Dangerous Speech. The Trainer will be responsible for leading trainings and identifying and coordinating new training opportunities in the United States. [continue reading…]
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Heart of forgiveness: Ugandan women once child soldiers now lead peace through peace education

Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe is overseeing an effort to write a women-specific peace curriculum with survivors of northern Uganda’s years of terror. The curriculum will use real-life examples and methods that have helped women in Gulu, teaching women in other post-conflict areas how to find peace both within themselves and within their communities. [continue reading…]