peacebuilding

  • 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.

  • April 7, 2014

    In the week marking the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, Quakers in Britain are launching a book and exhibition of photographs: “This Light that Pushes Me”.

  • September 21, 2013

    This year, 2013, the International Day of Peace is on Saturday 21 September.

  • August 20, 2013

    In a substantial address given at the launch of Just Festival 2013, Bishop John Armes explores the relationship between peace and justice, the struggle against poverty and exclusion, key themes in the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures, and the challenge of particular global situations like the one in Zimbabwe. Dr Armes is also chairing a conversation on 'A Good Society' on Tuesday 20 August.

  • August 16, 2013

    In recent years, practitioners engaged in the fields of mediation, conflict resolution and peacebuilding have begun to explore the role arts can play in helping communities to move from protracted conflict to just and sustainable peace. Theodora Hawksley reports on a significant research project in the area revolving around the potential and actual role of religion.