On 21 January 2019, a referendum will take place in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) in the Philippines. The vote will decide the future status of the predominantly Muslim region of Western Mindanao, called the Bangsamoro. As we count down the days to this crucial vote, Conciliation Resources and partners are working to ensure voters are adequately informed.
The Global Peacebuilding Coalition, a new effort by the world’s leading peacebuilding and conflict resolution organisations, is pleased to announce Madeline Rose as its Director of Coalition Campaigns and Policy.
Conciliation Resources has joined other international NGOs to support an amendment to Counter Terrorism and Border Security Bill.
Eighteen years ago, on 31 October, the UN Security Council reaffirmed the vital role women play in the prevention of conflicts, with resolution 1325 on women, peace and security. Reams of research and evidence* have proved that peace processes that include women are more likely to succeed and be sustainable – but too often the work of these women goes unrecognised.