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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 after being abducted by Boko Haram, Nusra received psychosocial support to help her deal with post-traumatic stress disorder, rejection and stigmatisation.

09 October 2020

Psychosocial support sessions for women and girls are where survivors of abduction meet in peer groups to share their experiences, pour out their shared pain and find commonality in their plight.

09 October 2020

Auwalu shares his knowledge and expereince of reconciling and reintegrating young women who have been rejected by their families, because they had been abuducted by Boko Haram, with his colleageues, which has greatly increased social cohesion within the community.

09 October 2020

Ruqayya now helps women and girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram to heal, which in turn helps her to heal the pain from her own experience.

01 October 2020

To mark International Day of Non-Violence, peacebuilding organisation International Alert presents a series of short films shedding light on violence faced by marginalised communities in Tunisia – almost 10 years after the revolution.

Four days of violence film still showing young man sitting on a wall
30 September 2020

Young people in Tunisia are calling on their communities to stand up against violence in a series of short films shedding light on the violence faced by marginalised communities in Tunisia – still rife almost 10 years after the revolution.