Новости и мнения
Find out how peace clubs in communities and schools are addressing the psychosocial wounds caused by transgenerational trauma of the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi.
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.
Muslim mothers of Baseco in the Philippine capital of Manila launched on March 30 a rice for peace social enterprise that will provide additional income opportunities to women and sustain the community-run madrasa (Islamic school) that teaches Islamic values and way of life to Muslim youth. Ummahat Baseco, a group of women who have been supporting the provision of basic services in one of the country's biggest slums since 2007, recently formed the Ummahat Manila Enterprises (UMME) to raise funds for the operations of the Mahad Baseco Madrasa and remuneration of ustadzes (Islamic teachers) who will teach young Muslims in the enclave to be resilient to the lure of illegal activities and extremist ideologies and recruitment.
The province of Lanao del Sur launched today a new and more powerful early response network (ERN) involving local disaster risk reduction and management officers (LDRRMO) from 39 municipalities and one city that will share information using advanced technologies and work together to prevent violent conflict, disasters, and displacement.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
The inclusion of women’s voices and the protection of their rights should be a key component of the Afghanistan peace negotiations.
UnionAID, International Alert Philippines, the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Victoria University of Wellington invite emerging community leaders from all regions of Mindanao to apply for the 2019 Mindanao Young Leaders Programme, commencing in August 2019 in Wellington, New Zealand.
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.
International Alert is pleased to announce the appointment of Jessica Banfield as its new Director of Programmes. She will join Alert from April 2019.