WE BRIDGE DIVIDES to BUILD SUSTAINABLE PEACE

We work across deep divides to develop mutual understanding, interrupt cycles of violence, and foster reconciliation.

What We do

Upcoming Events

Wed, April 21: The TRUST Network—A National Infrastructure for Social Cohesion & Security

4:00-5:30pm Eastern US Time, over Zoom (free and open to all, with registration required)

In the U.S, mistrust and division have fueled our journey to this juncture. We hnow gave a critical opportunity to transform the momentum of division into a momentum of unity. 

DG Mawn, President of the National Association for Community Mediation, and Prabha Sankaranarayan, President and CEO of Mediators Beyond Borders, will discuss their collaborative work with local organizations across the country to build a national infrastructure—THE TRUST NETWORK—focused on building positive peace in the U.S.

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Featured Stories

Putting Dialogue to Work for Climate Justice

Transforming the Conversation on Carbon Pricing (TCCP) is building common ground among a range of environmental justice activists and carbon pricing advocates.

How communities in Nigeria are preventing the spread of violent conflict

In just their first few months, community-based committees have successfully addressed more than 85 incidents that could have escalated into larger conflict.

Adapting our peacebuilding work to a changing world

With support from our project team, community-based Early Warning-Early Response committees have successfully addressed more than 85 incidents, over their first few months of operating, that could have escalated into larger conflict.

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We use proven approaches, working with community members to prevent and reduce violence—toward a safer world for everyone.

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Our Areas of Focus

Dialogue Across Deep Divides

The skillful use of facilitated, structured dialogue to develop mutual understanding.

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Healing and Reconciliation

Community-based peacebuilding practices to rebuild a sense of trust and safety.

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Building Inclusive Governance

Peace requires support from political and economic structures.

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2020 Annual Newsletter

Throughout the challenges of the global pandemic, we find real hope in our work with peacebuilders and community members worldwide.

2020 ANNUAL NEWSLETTER (PDF)

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