The North American Mennonite relief and development agency MCC is supporting summer 'peace camps' which bring young black people together to find out more about being creative peacemakers in their neighbourhood and aas leaders.
Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) and the Evangelical Churches Fellowship of Ethiopia have brought together 40 community leaders – Muslims, Ethiopian Orthodox and Evangelical Christians – affected by the country's violence.
A pre-dawn break-in earlier this month (June 2007) targetted two computers containing sensitive information at the office of Justapaz, the Christian Center for Justice, Peace and Nonviolent Action, on-the-spot reports reveal.
Threats, intimidation, assassinations and massacres have forced about 3.5 million Colombians to flee their homes and relocate to other areas in the country - writes Gladys Terichow of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), the North American peace church relief and development organisation.
Peacemakers are helping communities resolve differences and recover from violence in Sudan's Darfur region despite a devastating four-year-old war that has killed hundreds of thousands of civilians and is continuing to escalate - writes Tim Shenk of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), the North American peace church development organisation.