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22 February 2021

Mike Young has decided to move on from his role as International Alert's CEO at the end of February.

A child receives a vaccination at an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, DRC in 2018
16 February 2021

The second Ebola outbreak in DRC in 2018 may seem like a whole other health crisis ago. But due to COVID-19, its lessons for effective health responses are more relevant now than ever.

03 February 2021

Two-hour course by International Alert and Thomson Foundation is now available online to help journalists in Ukraine tackle minformation and cover COVID-19 conflict sensitively.

Indigenous Teduray residents of Barangay Itaw, South Upi, Maguindanao flee to safety on 3 January 2021 after armed men believed to be members of the BIFF burned down their homes allegedly to force them to leave their lands. Photo credit: Ferdinandh Cabrera
26 January 2021

An explosion of clan feuding and land related conflict in 2019 threatens to stall the momentum towards peace in the Bangsamoro region, finds the 2020 Conflict Alert report, a subnational conflict monitoring system focused on Mindanao in the Philippines.

08 January 2021

At this event International Alert shared findings from its report 'Peace education in formal schools: Why is it important and how can it be done?'

11 December 2020

To sustain development and prevent conflict, former foes have agreed to work together to build peace, and secure the communities they live in.

04 December 2020

Young people like Jean Claude who are trying to cope with the consequences of transgenerational trauma associated with the genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi In Rwanda being passed down.

04 December 2020

Hajja advocates and champions for the better welfare of women and girls seeking refuge at an internally displaced people camp in Nigeria.

26 November 2020

Young women from Tataouine, Tunisia, share the realities of emigration, employment opportunities, violence and political engagement, from the viewpoint of women in the region, using this documentary.

26 November 2020

Youth-friendly healthcare services are one way of addressing the marginalisation of young people, writes Mariam Abdel Bak of International Alert Tunisia.

24 November 2020

Congratulations to the 17 community and civil society leaders who joined the first network of restorative justice (RJ) practitioners in the Bangsamoro, as they successfully completed the pilot run of the 12-week RJ training course pioneered by International Alert Philippines through the support of the Australian Embassy in the Philippines.

18 November 2020

International Alert's statement on the UK government's plan to cut billions from its overseas aid budget.

10 November 2020

Moving face-to-face peacebuilding training courses online sometimes requires designing them from scratch, writes Vesna Matovic.

23 October 2020

At this event International Alert will share findings from its report ‘Peace is the cure: How SDG 16 can help salvage the 2030 Agenda in the wake of COVID-19’.

23 October 2020

International NGOs call for Nigerian government to meet people's demands peacefully.

People volunteering to help clean up the streets after the Beirut seaport blast
17 October 2020

One year on from the October 2019 protests and facing national crises, what are the outlooks for recovery and peaceful change in Lebanon?

17 October 2020

A statement by the Marawi Reconstruction Conflict Watch on the third commemoration of the Liberation of Marawi.

14 October 2020

If community oriented security is better coordinated, more inclusive and accountable in their decision-making, then communities will be better able to manage security and conflict threats, thereby contributing to improved resilience, stabilisation and social cohesion.

12 October 2020

Appeal of the Interfaith Working Group in connection with the political crisis in Kyrgyzstan

09 October 2020

Returning home home after bing abducted by Boko Haram, Nursa received psychosocial support that helped her deal with post-traumatic stress disorder, rejection, and stigmatisation.