Hacking against hate speech

International Alert has kicked off its 2016 #peacehack series with an event in The Hague that focused on using technology to counter online hate speech.


Colombia peace deal


International Alert today welcomed the signing of a historic peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana, Cuba, concluding four years of negotiations.

Encouraging tourism after conflict

International Alert is conducting a comparative analysis of how to improve tourism in post-conflict settings for the Government of Punjab in Pakistan.


What did we achieve in 2015?

International Alert’s latest Results Framework shows that we supported over 277,600 people in 39 countries and territories through 77 projects last year.

Create Syria: Meet the artists

Eleven artists and cultural figures are exploring how art, in particular their artistic practice, can support dialogue and resilience among refugees and communities in Lebanon as part of Create Syria, a joint project by International Alert, the British Council and Ettijahat - Independent Culture.

Security that protects

Lebanon should upgrade the systems of its security institutions in a way that strengthens protection of the Lebanese communities and the Syrian refugees they host, according to Alert’s new policy brief with Lebanon Support.

Iraq war


The outcomes of the Chilcot report are a sober and solemn reminder of the grave consequences of a failure to pursue peace first. 

Women and land rights in Rwanda

A recent study by International Alert has explored how Rwanda’s customary law and culture favours men over women with regard to land rights, and called for measures to overcome this discrimination.

Business advocacy for peace

Much ink has been spilt on arguing that economic issues trigger conflict, but what is certain is that the economy can also contribute to peace. This is the rationale behind International Alert’s ‘Business advocacy for peace’ project, which operates in the South Caucasus and Turkey.

Citizens decide

International Alert has organised a series of citizen forums in the headquarters of the Hay Ettadhamen municipality in Tunisia, aimed at giving local residents a voice in decision-making over the council’s budget spending in 2017.