To our team members we commit to work in accordance with the following values: Risk management: We acknowledge that you work in often dangerous environments. Your safety and wellbeing is our primary concern. We maintain a strong risk management culture backed up by a supportive approach to maintaining your physical and mental health. Work/life balance:… Read more »

Aims and Values

Mission The Peaceful Change initiative works to break cycles of violent conflict and build the institutions and relationships that support long-term peace. Vision A world in which societies undergoing major change manage conflict without violence through inclusion, dialogue and collaboration. Our values Our work must make a real difference to the lives of people and… Read more »

How we support peaceful change

Community We help communities build the relationships and skills needed to manage conflict and make peace agreements hold. National We help mend fractured societies by creating and training countrywide networks of peacebuilders. We support national authorities to respond effectively to conflicts in ways that increase security and improve daily lives; address drivers of conflict; develop… Read more »

Funding and finance

We use these funds to design and implement peacebuilding interventions that link methodologies and actions to specific challenges in each country, improving the lives of people affected by conflict. We are committed to managing the money donated effectively and based on value for money principles. How we spend our money 90% of what we spend… Read more »


Our approach to working with local partners is both flexible and robust. We are supportive in adapting to the local realities of our partners, but also robust in the application of minimum accountabilities. If invited to do so, we use our experience and expertise to build the peacebuilding skills and organisational capacity of our partners… Read more »

Conflict sensitivity

We do this in four ways: Contributing tools and approaches to help embassies, donor agencies, UN agencies, research organisations and NGOs at all levels, working in policy and practice, to adopt conflict-sensitive approaches to their work Advocating for conflict-sensitive approaches within international assistance, and providing targeted advice on how to adopt them Providing conflict sensitivity… Read more »

Building national capacity for peace

Libya We convene peacebuilding practitioners from among civil society organisations, local authorities, and traditional leaders – as well as media and the education sector – to establish reliable channels of information exchange, share understandings of the peace and conflict context in Libya and identify areas for collaboration on practical peacebuilding issues. Members of this peacebuilding… Read more »

Local conflict management mechanisms

Libya Through rolling out the Social Peace and Local Development methodology, PCi has established over 40 Social Peace Partnerships in towns and cities across the country. Through the regular provision of mentoring and training in community level peacebuilding, these Social Peace Partnerships have, over time, developed strong community relationships and bonds, which are based on… Read more »

Women, peace and security

Libya We provide trainings to develop a better understanding among both women and men of gender, peace and security issues, including women’s role in building sustainable peace We facilitate research and analysis to identify obstacles and incentives for women’s participation, and to better understand the interactions between gender and conflict in specific contexts We provide… Read more »

Youth, peace and security

Libya We engage and empower vulnerable youth by providing skills training and creating new livelihood opportunities that dissuade young people from joining militias or getting involved in crime. We promote their participation in inclusive decision-making processes in their communities so that they can contribute and play an active role in society. Syria We have engaged… Read more »