This week Conciliation Resources jointly hosted a roundtable at Chatham House to examine the challenges around engaging with non-state armed groups in the pursuit of peace.
Pastor Marcelin Ndebalet Mesmin has more reason than most to want revenge. In 2002 his father was killed by rebels in the Central African Republic (CAR) - 11 years later his 16 year-old-daughter was also killed:
Her death was an enormous shock for me and my family and at first we wanted her killers to be executed. Today we have gotten over this shock. I have let go of my hate because violence and revenge do not solve problems.
In September, ten peacebuilders travelled from Kenya to West Africa to learn from each other’s challenges and successes, to help them build more peaceful and inclusive societies. In this film, they share what they learnt.
A year after the signing of the Colombian peace agreement, women from diverse sectors of Colombian society met last week at a conference in London to celebrate their achievements so far and look at the challenges ahead.
Host communities in northeastern Congo say they’re being overlooked in the humanitarian response to the influx of South Sudanese refugees.