peacebuilding

  • March 22, 2018

    The Quaker Council for European Affairs has just released a hands-on manual making the case for peacebuilding and offering many practical tools which can be used by all sorts of organisations and individuals.

  • July 20, 2017

    Last week, young Jewish, Muslim and Christian students learned about communication and peacebuilding during a workshop at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, all with the hope of serving as peacemakers in their own contexts. The session was led by Marianne Ejdersten, director of Communication at the World Council of Churches.

  • January 11, 2017

    Delivering his first formal briefing to the Security Council, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres underlined the need for new, strengthened efforts to build and sustain peace ranging from prevention, conflict resolution and peacekeeping to peacebuilding and sustainable development.

  • October 19, 2016

    The Church and Peace network is warning against extending a financial and political instrument at the disposal of the European Union  that could strengthen the military capacity of non-EU countries, a move the network sees as a major shift.

  • September 22, 2016

    The UN Secretary-General has urged  ramped up support to meet the Peacebuilding Fund’s financial challenges.

  • June 21, 2016

    The Northern  Friends Peace Board, a group of Quakers, most of whom are appointed as representatives by Quaker Area Meetings in the North of Britain, meeting at Central Edinburgh Meeting House, have issued a statement on the EU referendum.

  • June 2, 2016

    The peacebuilding organisation International Alert, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, has announced the appointment of a new Chair and two new members to its Board of Trustees.

  • April 28, 2016

    The United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council have concurrently adopted resolutions on the organisation’s peacebuilding architecture, providing renewed momentum for the focus within the UN system on ‘sustaining peace.’

  • July 21, 2015

    Rowan Williams and the Bishop of Torit, Bishop Emeritus Paride Taban, have led a day of discussions on achieving sustainable peace and unity in South Sudan.

  • November 13, 2014

    How can churches practice gospel values of peace with justice and human security, a regional WCC workshop is asking.