How to build peace

The 10 Steps of Strategic Peacebuilding

A step-by-step guide on strategic peacebuilding to help you make a comprehensive strategic plan for your organization. Can be used for organizations large and small. by Taylor O’Connor | 19 September 2020 “To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.” — Sun Tzu …

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What is Peacebuilding?

  “The absence of a shared perception of what constitutes ‘peacebuilding practice’ remains a challenge.” — White Paper on Peacebuilding (2015) by Geneva Peacebuilding Platform Let’s do an experiment, shall we? Step 1: Put ten peacebuilders in a room. I won’t ask where you find them or how you got them there. This is all up to …

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A Typology of Violence

“An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so.” — Gandhi During college, I hung out a lot with the activist types and other students who were definitely more socially engaged than myself. I read lots of books, though never really in the subject I was meant to be studying. …

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198 Actions for Peace

  “We don’t have to engage in grand, heroic actions to participate in the process of change. Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can quietly become a power no government can suppress, a power than can transform the world.” — Howard Zinn Those who work for peace and justice have an extensive array of approaches …

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