The Global Fragility Act is set to go to the US Senate floor as a rare bipartisan Act. For the peacebuilding community, it could be a game-changer...

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With many of the world's current conflicts attributed to divisions between faiths, can religion alternatively be used to foster peace?

Peacebuilder Abdullahi Isse Abdulle was killed in an al-Shabab attack in Somalia, but one of his final interviews reveals his poignant message for the world...

Hajara Suleiman fled religious violence in her village. Now, she is an example of a transformation happening for many women in Northern Nigeria...

Tarek Mulla was a software engineer in Syria before war forced him to flee, but a new relocation program has helped him fill a skilled labor gap in Australia...

In the wake of a hate-driven attacks in New Zealand and Sri Lanka this year, world leaders are asking: Can the next generation cure online hate speech?

"Unity, when we build it here, we believe that this unity will be taken back home to South Sudan..."

In a country wracked by corruption and war, people's trust in the post-conflict process of formalizing land ownership will be key in peacebuilding processes in Colombia, writes Nicholas Parkinson.

With global companies like Coca-Cola, Google, MTN and Skype operating in conflict zones around the world, we ask: Do big corporations have a peacebuilding role?

On March 8 it is International Women's Day, and here we take a look at three ways women impact peacebuilding...

South Sudan's civil war has sent more than a million refugees into neighboring Uganda. Now a group in the host country are empowering refugees through a fashion house.

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Hear from experts and leaders in the peacebuilding field:
Are UN Peace Operations Effective?

Quantitative studies of United Nations peace operations generally conclude that they are effective. However, the findings of these studies have been questioned. 

IPI Global Observatory's  Cedric de Coning looks closer. 

Ordinary people making  extraordinary choices 

Yolanda (Colombia)

Yolanda Perea Mosquera and other women’s rights advocates in Colombia are sewing a colorful quilt. They plan to spread it out over the central square in the capital Bogotá in late November.


Their message: “cover me with your hope.”

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