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A is for Access

Sustainable peace requires the involvement of marginalized groups, often including women.

B is for Battle

Battle for Humanity is a mobile game taking back what it means to be a hero. Built by peacebuilders, Battle is teaching young people how to effectively manage conflict IRL.

C is for Climate Ethics

The misuse of natural resources can amplify threats, exacerbating existing conflict dynamics in countries such as Myanmar.

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D is for Displacement

From Venezuela to Syria, the world faces a historic forced displacement crisis. For the first time in history, violence has surpassed natural disasters as the main driver behind forced displacement.

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E is for Economics

For every $1 spent on peacebuilding, analysts estimate a return of $16. Let’s invest today.

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g is for grievances

War has plagued humanity for millennia, so how can we build peace? It starts with listening to local grievances.

H is for Humanitarian

Idlib, a province in Syria, is seeking to rebuild after nearly six years of bombing, blockades, and sieges. Humanitarians are working with peacebuilders to advance social cohesion in recovery.

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I is for Inclusion

Sustainable peace requires inclusion of all voices, particularly minorities previously excluded from governance processes and systems of power.

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J is for Justice

Justice is central to sustainable peace. Peacebuilding organizations organize justice groups, human rights groups, minority groups, and violence prevention groups to unite for shared goals.

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M is for Mediation

Peacebuilders are real life mediators. They work to find inventive solutions that satisfy all people without sacrificing justice.

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N is for Narrative Theory

Humans are a storytelling species. Whenever we experience something, we create a new narrative. How can we entrench stories of hope?

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O is for Outreach

For 40 years, peacebuilders have been sharing advice, inspiration, and stories from the field.

P is for Prevention

Through smart planning, we aim to stop the next violent conflict before it even starts.

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R is for Reconciliation

Ever since the 1994 genocide, peacebuilders in Rwanda have sought to bridge ethnic divides and grapple with the legacy of suffering.

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S IS FOR SDG 16

As part of the Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations has outlined a global agenda to reduce violence, advance justice, and promote inclusion.

U is for Unity—and Ubuntu

Two decades ago, Nelson Mandela demonstrated the power of togetherness. Today, peacebuilders in the United States are applying these lessons in confronting historic levels of polarization.

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W is for Women

Women wage peace. All day. Every day. All around the world. It’s high time the world let them lead—as a recent resolution by the European Union shows.

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Y is for Youth

Youth are leading a new global movement for positive peace and active nonviolence. Peacebuilding depends on them.