Conflict resolution

Au secours de Soudan!

Dans sa lutte contre le génocide au Darfour, un jeune universitaire a crée  « Intervention Fund ». Des campagnes de prises de conscience, de rassemblements de fonds et de lobbying sont quelques unes des actions menées à bien par cette fondation en vue de la paix en Afrique.

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Reported by Regan Morris

French

Healing Violence through the Power of Dialogue

Sushobha Barve has an uncompromising belief in the healing power of dialogue, even in the tensest places on Earth. Her polished approach to peacekeeping cleverly persuades warring factions to overcome their mistrust and begin the process of reconciliation by engaging in genuine conversation.

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Building a Bridge of Empathy

A little girl writes from a Delhi slum,
I am a Hindu; You are a Muslim
I am a champa; You are a chameli
Two flowers of the same color,
But with a different fragrance.

In India where sectarian violence has bitterly divided urban communities, this is the stuff of radical poetry. They write a lot of it at the Ankur after school centers, where amidst poverty and deep distrust, they are quietly and determinedly planting the seeds of peace.  

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World Faith

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

World Faith mobilizes religious-diverse young people to engage in service learning projects as a means to interfaith dialogue, based on the shared value of service.

How to Entrepreneur Peace

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Changemakers's "Entrepreneuring Peace" Collaborative Competition invites and showcases projects with innovative, high-impact strategies for anticipating and managing intense group conflict and violence that afflicts societies throughout the world. The "Entrepreneuring Peace" Collaborative Competition accepted entries online until January 10, 2007. All entries are transparently displayed on the site so that this online community can view them, post their comments and questions, and help spread their impact.

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