The vital relationship between peacebuilding & our environment

Global climate change and violent conflict are deeply intertwined. As land use, water access, natural habitats, and the migration of people are altered by shifting weather patterns, communities in already fragile or conflict-affected areas face a cascade of new...

How communities in Nigeria are building peace

Through the Protecting Our Communities Initiative, we see how local communities are developing creative, practical approaches to global problems that affect us all.  The communities participating in this initiative are in the middle of complex conflicts and...

Putting Dialogue to Work for Climate Justice

Over the past two years, Karuna Center has been co-facilitating Transforming the Conversation on Carbon Pricing (TCCP), housed at the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ). In this unique initiative, a range of climate justice activists and policy...

A Brief Report From A Farmer-Herder Dialogue

We just got an uplifting report from our colleague Imam Sani Isah, who is a core team member of our Protecting Our Communities initiative in Nigeria! After months of preparation, including training for new facilitators, the project team led a pilot dialogue between...

Adapting our peacebuilding work to a changing world

Over the past several months, we—like everyone—have been adjusting and readjusting our work to a constantly changing context. The political and social dynamics that fuel violent conflict have not faded away as the pandemic has spread. Instead, new challenges to...

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