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Author / Copyright Holder: Ned Lazarus, Ayse Kadayifci-Orellana, Maya Kahanoff, and Fakhira Halloun
Since 2004, the United States Agency for International Development’’s (USAID) Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation (CMM) in Washington has held an annual Reconciliation Program Fund small-grants competition through an ““Annual Program Statement”” (APS). The Fund is a Congressional appropriation to support local-level ““people-to-people”” (P2P) conflict mitigation and reconciliation programs, and has grown from an initial award pool of $8 million to $26 million annually, with $10 million specifically allocated for programs in Israel/West Bank/Gaza (IWBG)....
Author / Copyright Holder: Ned Lazarus
An observer of the state of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, reading most media accounts from the outside – and unfortunately most from the inside, as well -- could not be faulted for deciding it is hopeless....
Author / Copyright Holder: Ned Lazarus, Ayse Kadayifci-Orellana, Maya Kahanoff, and Fakhira Halloun
Since 2004, the United States Agency for International Development’’s (USAID) Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation (CMM) in Washington has held an annual Reconciliation Program Fund small-grants competition through an ““Annual Program Statement”” (APS). The Fund is a Congressional appropriation to support local-level ““people-to-people”” (P2P) conflict mitigation and reconciliation programs, and has grown from an initial award pool of $8 million to $26 million annually, with $10 million specifically allocated for programs in Israel/West Bank/Gaza (IWBG)....
Author / Copyright Holder: Tilman Brück and Neil T. N. Ferguson
  In 1998, the Good Friday Agreement concluded a period of violence in Northern Ireland yet the scars of the conflict remained prevalent in the political landscape. Rival communities remained divided, economic performance was poor and intercommunity tensions frequently manifested....
Author / Copyright Holder: Derkie Alfonso and Celestino Habito; The Asia Foundation
This article was first published on The Asia Foundation’s blog, In Asia. Derkie Alfonso and Celestino Habito of the Asia Foundation discuss how Theories of Change have shifted their team's focus from the traditional activity and output orientation of individual projects to higher-level outcomes in Mindanao - complex, unpredictable, and highly dynamic conflict environment in the southern Philippines.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Conor Mc Gale
Border Lives is a storytelling project that successfully utilized ethical storytelling principles to capture the experiences of people living along the border region of Northern Ireland, home to one of the most deeply entrenched conflicts in western European history. In this blog Border Lives’ Project Manager Conor Mc Gale shares the project’s process for ethical storytelling and their lessons learned. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Wise Solutions, LLC; NIFAA/CIFA
Mid-term evaluation of the Faiths United for Health program, a pilot program of the Nigerian Inter-Faith Action Association (NIFAA) that uses an interfaith action approach to train Muslim and Christian religoiius leaders to educate and motivate Nigerians to undertake behavior change in the fight against malaria. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
On June 22, 2013, the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding brought together four Muslim peace educators from vastly different backgrounds for a day-long workshop on promising practices in Islamic peace education.  This report summarizes the participants’ respective approaches to Islamic peace education....
Author / Copyright Holder: Journal of Peacebuilding and Development
JOURNAL OF PEACEBUILDING & DEVELOPMENT Volume 8, No. 2 (2013) EVALUATION IN VIOLENTLY DIVIDED SOCIETIES (VDS): POLITICS, ETHICS AND METHODS Those who work in support of peacebuilding and development initiatives are acutely aware that conflict-affected environments are volatile, unpredictable and fast-changing....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
The goal of this project was to increase public awareness of religious freedom in the Near East, South and East Asia and Turkey by providing a voice for constructive perspectives on religion, and effectively using the media as a forum for free speech in which individuals stand up for human rights and tolerance....
Author / Copyright Holder: Scott Cunliffe and Patrisia Saraswati for Search for Common Ground
From early 2010 till late 2011 Search for Common Ground, and P3M implemented the “Promoting International Freedom and Understanding in Indonesian Pesantrens” Project. During the two year life of the Pesantren Project religious freedom and tolerance in Indonesia has continued to endure persistent challenges from various elements of state and society....
Author / Copyright Holder: Search for Common Ground
Since 2002 Search for Common Ground (SFCG) has worked with local civil society organisations, the media, conflict survivors and others to develop appropriate and innovative conflict transformation initiatives. In 2009 SFCG sought resources from the US Embassy Jakarta to implement a two year project that aimed to counter and prevent radicalization in Indonesian prisons....