Ensuring the inclusion of vulnerable groups, such as women, youth, and minorities, cuts across all of our initiatives. We address feelings of marginalization and exclusion that can contribute to further unrest or disrupt peace and reconciliation processes. Our programs actively identify and address the needs of vulnerable and marginalized groups to prevent conflict, support legitimate peace processes, and give targeted support to those most impacted by violence and upheaval.
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.
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…
Don’t Fight the System: 3 Steps to Apply the Local Systems Framework
Imagine you are in a neighborhood. In this neighborhood, there is a corner where young people gather every night to drink. We would call them “at-risk youth.” These are young guys who have dropped out of school, and the local priest decides that he is worried about them. The priest forms a basketball team that…
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.…