Froilyn Mendoza is an indigenous community leader. Despite her young age, she has already helped to highlight the rights and struggles of indigenous people on a national and international scale in the framework of the peace process in southern Philippines.
This international volunteer day we wanted to put the spotlight on one of them, and find out why she chose to volunteer. Anita Bianchi is coming to the end of three months volunteering with our Partnership Development team. She explains her role and motivations.
Join us next Wednesday 9 December from 6pm to 8pm for a conversation on the pros and cons of the transitional justice agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC.
A landmark agreement between Government officials and NGO representatives of Cote d'Ivoire and Liberia has been signed to promote the value and importance of security and social cohesion in the border communities.
The struggle for liberation has been central to the lives of Bangsamoro Women’s Auxiliary Brigade (BIWAB) members Babus Ling, Lani, Rose and Wilma for decades. They joined the Bangsamoro’s struggle for self-determination in the 1970s following horrific personal experiences encountered during the martial law period.
Liana Kvarchelia from our partner The Center for Humanitarian Programmes (CHP) highlights how significant is to include all the sectors of the society in building sustainable peace.
Lying at the centre of a tumultuous region, the Central African Republic and its turbulent history is often overlooked. The book ‘Making sense of the Central African Republic' collects the views of experts and provide in-depth analysis of the country’s instability, history of rebellion and international and regional intervention.
Colombia is conducting the most important peace process in the world, which may terminate the last armed conflict in the American continent. Our Colombia programme director, Kristian Herbolzheimer shares some insights on its latest developments
This week marks seven years of trade across the militarised Line of Control (LoC). As the anniversary is celebrated those involved question if it is time for the governments to take this trade to the next level.
Last week the UN reviews its commitments on women, peace and security in the historic UNSCR1325. How far have women frontline peacebuilders come in terms of leading on global security?