We work with communities to address underlying tensions, resolve conflicts, and increase resilience to future violence with collaborative approaches to peacebuilding and reconciliation. Employing creative methods of building peace between war-torn communities, we tailor our approach to the local context and use technology to enhance and amplify outcomes. Our programs address feelings of marginalization and exclusion that can contribute to further violence or disrupt reconciliation processes. In Côte D’Ivoire, we partnered with nearly 50 NGOs, youth groups, local government institutions, and civil society actors to identify and cope with causes of conflict. Our projects that address land rights and tenure have helped mitigate conflict in Bolivia, Burundi, Colombia, Ecuador, and Tajikistan.
Peacebuilding and Reconciliation.
Stabilizing Bread Prices in Southern Syria
As conflict in Syria continues, bread has become a vital part of food security.
Promoting a Moderate, Inclusive, and Stable Syria
Amid the conflict in Syria, local efforts to build a peaceful and inclusive future and resist extremism need support.
Restoring Essential Services in Syria
Electricity, schools, roads, and other essential services are out of reach for many of Syria’s conflict-affected communities, magnifying the instability of their recovery efforts.
Education as a Key to Solving Conflicts
Those of us who work in peacebuilding pull out every tool in our toolbox to solve conflicts — we talk about infrastructure, jobs, agriculture, governance, and youth programs. But youth programs tend to focus on out-of-school individuals aged 18-35 years old, not school-aged children. And rarely do people talk about supporting children — nor education…
News: Joining the Conversation on Stability
What is stability? A single definition of “stability” could go a long way in aligning the international community’s priorities around addressing fragility and the risk of instability. On June 26 to 27, the Stabilization Symposium brings together world leaders, development practitioners, private sector representatives, and policymakers to look at applying a single definition of stability…
News: Chemonics Introduces the Center for Applied Approaches to CVE
Chemonics’ portfolio of countering violent extremism (CVE) programming has cultivated a variety of approaches to addressing ideologically motivated violence. Such evidence-based approaches are critical as violent extremism continues to threaten geopolitical stability and security, economic growth, and livelihoods. It is only through systematic review of these approaches that CVE practitioners can identify what works best.…