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Peacebuilding

Action Week

14-21 September

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From September 14 - 21, join peacebuilders around the world in our first-ever Global Peacebuilding Action Week.

Together, we will show the world the power and unity of the global peacebuilding movement.

Use #ThisIsPeacebuilding to join the movement.

Flagship Events:

  • Geneva Peace Talks // Geneva // 19 September: Join us here.

  • Peace Day #PeaceTalks // Washington DC // 20 September: Join us here.

  • Talking Peace Festival // London // Saturday, 21 September: Join us here.

  • Peace Day Celebration and +Peace Launch Party // New York // 21 September

Ideas for Actions:

  • Peace Talks: Join or lead your own Peace Talks discussion forum in your community. To learn more about the approach for a Peace Talks forum, visit the seminal event page by Interpeace.

  • Peacebuilding Radio: Do you run a radio program? Use Peacebuilding Action Week to highlight peacebuilders in your community or discuss important conflict drivers.

  • Sports Matches: Sponsor a peacebuilding sports match to bring communities together. Make sure, however, that you do no harm.

  • Living Library of Peacebuilding: Partner with a public library or local museum to host a living library of peacebuilding exhibit. Or organize your own. See what the University of Sydney did.

  • Peacebuilding Supper Club or Lunch & Learn: Partner with a local restaurant to see if they will host an in-kind, peace-focused dinner discussion in your community. Check out the Conflict Kitchen.

  • Peacebuilding Bloc Party: Host a “bloc party” style community event to celebrate peace work in community and raise awareness and support for peacebuilding.

  • Community Discussions: Lead a local discussion on a pressing social issue.

  • Peacebuilding Trainings: Train your friends, family, or community members on peacebuilding and conflict resolution techniques.

  • Advocacy Days: Facilitate an advocacy day to advance a local peacebuilding priority.

  • Peacebuilding Video: See what peacebuilding students at the University of Bradford made.

  • Host a Peacebuilding Film Series:  Host screenings of peacebuilding films. Contact us to get film suggestions and support

    • El Testigo (on Netflix): a story of forgiveness and recovery in Colombia through the eyes of its most famous war photojournalist;

    • Burden of Peace: a story of Guatemala’s first female Attorney General, Claudia Paz y Paz, and her fight against impunity, as she seeks to bring justice to the crimes committed during the armed conflict;

    • Shadow World: a story of the global arms trade and its role in undermining peace and stability;

    • A Free Trip to Egypt: a story of American strangers brought to Egypt to challenge their own biases of dehumanization;

    • Port of Destiny: The story of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos' path to peace; how this former military hawk risked his career and his legacy to bring peace to his people.

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ACTION KITS

Our movement gains momentum
when peacebuilders come together in unity.


Events, Ideas or Questions?

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About +Peace

+Peace is a global coalition of peacebuilding organizations mobilizing people, governments,
and the private sector to tackle global violence and division.

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