conflict resolution

  • March 17, 2018

    Religious leaders from war torn South Sudan say their hopes for peace have been restored thanks to the Church of Scotland. Eleven ministers from the troubled African country are currently attending conflict resolution workshops in Scotland which are co-ordinated by the Kirk.

  • February 22, 2018

    Home Secretary Amber Rudd has been urged to overturn a “ludicrous” decision to ban two influential South Sudanese church ministers from the UK.

  • November 10, 2017

    As the 'city of peace' observed Geneva Peace Week from 6-10 November 2017, a special panel discussion held on 8 November explored the role of religion in preventing violence.

  • October 22, 2017

    President Juan Manuel Santos will be awarded the Chatham House Prize in recognition of his role in securing a peace agreement with the FARC rebel group and bringing an end to the armed conflict in Colombia.

  • June 26, 2017

    It seems that just as 'poppy facism' is beginning to lose its sway over our consciences and behaviours, Armed Forces Day may be being groomed to take its place.

  • April 19, 2017

    Briefing the Security Council, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres yesterday emphasised the importance of unity in the 15-member body to effectively address human rights violations as well as to prevent mass atrocities.

  • 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.

  • November 3, 2016

    Christian Aid and  the advocacy group ABColombia  have welcomed the visit of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon  to the UK this week. President Santos was recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in the name of the eight million victims of Colombia’s internal armed conflict.

  • August 22, 2016

    Nigerian Christians and Muslims gathered on 19 August to open the International Centre for Inter-Faith Peace and Harmony

  • June 24, 2016

    On a day when Britain awakes, divided and disappointed by the EU Referendum and bruised by acrimonious campaigning, Quakers in Britain will host a ground-breaking national conference for teachers to learn how to equip pupils to handle conflict in a constructive way and to develop critical thinking skills.