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03 April 2019

Find out how Cecil is dealing with the legacy of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda and how she is helping to build peace.

03 April 2019

25 years after the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsis, Monica talks about how she is rebuilding her life.

03 April 2019

Josephine talks about how she is helping to build peace in Rwanda after the genocide against the Tutsi.

03 April 2019

Twenty-five years after Rwanda’s Genocide against the Tutsi, the country looks hopefully to the future. Read Alexis' story to find out how a Pineapple Plantation helped.

01 April 2019

For the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi we go back and revisit a few people who have been part of our reconciliation project to see how they are continuing to rebuild their lives after the genocide and how they are now helping to build peace in their communities.

30 March 2019

A group of Muslim mothers in Manila launched social enterprise to provide new ways to earn money for women and sustain the community Islamic school.

22 March 2019

The province of Lanao del Sur launched a new early response network to enable teamwork in the prevention of future violent conflict, disaster and displacement.

08 March 2019

International Alert works with Anglo American to incorporate conflict-sensitivity into the company’s operations in fragile environments, and to advocate for more respect for human rights and greater understanding of conflict-sensitivity within the extractive sector.

08 March 2019

Working to ensure that companies and institutions working or investing in fragile environments do not inadvertently exacerbate or fuel conflict, but instead operate in a way that promotes peaceful and inclusive societies.

08 March 2019

"As a cross-border trader, my work allows me to build a peaceful future, to help contribute good things towards society and allows us to work and live together in harmony," says Safari.

08 March 2019

By tackling harmful social norms and promoting economic empowerment has resulted in a decrease in sexual, physical and emotional violence, improved family relations and an increase in livelihoods.

28 February 2019

High school students wear headscarves for a day in solidarity with Muslim women and girls.

22 February 2019

The inclusion of women’s voices and the protection of their rights should be a key component of the Afghanistan peace negotiations.

Basmeh and Zeitooneh Peace Education project
14 February 2019

The Peace Education project in Shatila refugee camp, Lebanon, provides children with a safe place to learn new skills and express themselves.

14 February 2019

Various international partners invited emerging community leaders from all regions of Mindanao to apply for the 2019 Mindanao Young Leaders Programme.

12 February 2019

The Peace Education project provided Maya with a safe space play, a place where she doesn't experiences stigma, judgment or bullying but can be herself.

07 February 2019

International Alert is pleased to announce the appointment of Jessica Banfield as its new Director of Programmes. She will join Alert from April 2019.

04 February 2019

Majority of the youth who will vote in the February 6 Bangsamoro plebiscite will allow six Lanao del Norte towns and 67 North Cotabato barangays to be included in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). This is according to a survey released by peacebuilding NGO International Alert Philippines.

18 January 2019

A majority of the youth in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao will vote 'Yes' to the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law, according to a survey released by International Alert in the Philippines.