Andrii Kryshtal

Andrii is the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator for the Western Balkans programme. He has over five years’ experience working in the international non-governmental sector, involved in programme management, monitoring, research, organisational development/capacity building and peacebuilding. He studied Sociology (Bachelor’s and Master’s degree) and European Studies (Master’s programme) and is engaged in research on the topics… Read more »

Championing the voices of Libya’s youth peace leaders

The ‘Bader’ campaign was launched on Facebook on 17 February 2021, on the 10-year anniversary of the Libyan uprising. The campaign provided a platform for young leaders from different communities in Libya to talk about their experiences of promoting peace, social cohesion, and women’s inclusion. By amplifying the voices of young peace activists, Bader sought… Read more »

Alex Williams

Alex is based in the London office and works across PCi to assist in the writing, development, editing and management of communications and documentation. In March 2018, Alex relocated to London from Nairobi, where she had been based for 17 years, working for the United Nations in Somalia, Geneva, Rwanda and Kenya on humanitarian and… Read more »

ILO launches new guide to promote social cohesion and peaceful coexistence in fragile contexts

PCi’s trustee Joan McGregor and Senior Peacebuilding Advisor Raj Bhari have been working with ILO to produce a new guide:  Promoting Social Cohesion and Peaceful Coexistence in Fragile Contexts through Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).  The guide is now available to download here: Promoting Social Cohesion and Peaceful Coexistence in Fragile Contexts through TVET.… Read more »

Stefana Subaric

Stefana gained experience working with civil society organisations in Kosovo and has worked for the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the United Nations Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK). More recently, she has been employed as a senior accounts manager for a financial services firm in Belgrade. Stefana holds a BA in Security Studies from Belgrade University.

New Research on Civil Society in Serbia and Kosovo

Peaceful Change initiative is pleased to present new research, jointly undertaken by the Universities of Belgrade and Prishtina, which explores the current landscape of cross-community initiatives in Serbia and Kosovo.  The research – which was undertaken as part of the UK-government funded project, ‘Amplifying local voices for equitable development’ – sought to explore two key… Read more »

Supporting marginalised communities in Georgia impacted by COVID-19

This report has been produced by PCi’s partner organisation in Georgia, IDP Women’s Association Consent. The report summarises quantitative and qualitative research carried out by Consent and their partners in isolated communities in three regions of Georgia, Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Shida Kartli, and Samegrelo, on the way they were impacted by the first and second waves of… Read more »

Tetiana Kalenychenko

Tetiana is the National Peacebuilding Adviser for the Black Sea programme. Tetiana has experience working in peacebuilding and community development for national and international organisations in Ukraine; she is also a trained facilitator. She studied Sociology (BA, 2012) and Religious Studies (MA, 2014), and recently defended her PhD in Sociology of Religion (2018). She has… Read more »

COVID-19 and Gender in Libya Assessment

Peaceful Change initiative has released the COVID-19 and Gender in Libya Assessment to support their gender-focused activities to be initiated within the Social Peace and Local Development Libya programme. The Assessment is focused on six communities, Ajdabiya, Bani Walid, Sabha, Tobruq, Ubari and Zliten and research was carried out in the following four areas: Socio-economic… Read more »

Fleur Auzimour Just

Fleur is the Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the day-to-day management of strategy and programming. She has over 10 years’ experience in community-based peacebuilding in Liberia, Ghana, Georgia, Sudan and Syria. She has also worked extensively to build the capacity of international donors, UN peacekeeping missions and local and international NGOs in conflict sensitivity and… Read more »