Understanding divisive narratives in Serbia and Kosovo

Peaceful Change initiative is pleased to present research undertaken by Ipsos in order to understand how divisive narratives are generated and disseminated in mainstream media in Serbia and Kosovo. The research is available here: Understanding divisive narratives qualitative research – online focus groups The findings and recommendations of this research Understanding divisive narratives – media analysis will be… Read more »

Abigail Orr

Abigail is the Finance and Operations Manager, responsible for the day-to-day management of PCi operations. She has over 10 years’ experience in finance and operations, most recently as the Director of Operations for an international managed IT services company, supporting clients in a range of industries and locations. Abigail has degrees from Oxford and Imperial… Read more »

Civil Society in Kosovo and Serbia take Stance against Division

PCi hereby presents in full a joint statement issued by civil society organisations and activists from Serbia and Kosovo laying out a series of calls and commitments that respond to the present context of relations in the region. Joint Statement of Kosovo and Serbia Civil Society Actors Witnessing that Kosovo-Serbia relations are not improving despite… Read more »

Kosovo: Supporting civic responses during the COVID-19 pandemic

Despite good intentions and efforts to treat all citizens equally, regardless of their ethnicity, the Kosovo government has experienced a lack of capacity to address the needs of all communities living in Kosovo, as COVID-19 mitigation measures have been introduced.  Government institutions have been weakened by the political crisis and the collapse of the government;… Read more »

Bill Peace

Bill served as a US Naval Officer for four years before joining Westinghouse Electric, where he was general manager of several divisions.  He was appointed a President, of Carrier Corporation, where he had responsibility for operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. At Doctus Consulting Europe he was an Executive Consultant, and as an… Read more »

Jim Freeman

Jim is a Partner at Charles Russell Speechlys. He is a trained Mediator and Collaborative Lawyer, a fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers and a member of the Franco-British Lawyers Society.

Giulia Pellegrini

Giulia currently works with Allianz Global Investors as Deputy Chief Investment Officer for emerging markets debt. Before that, Giulia worked as Head of Emerging Markets Sustainable Investing for Black Rock and as Sub-Saharan Africa Chief Economist and Strategist for JP Morgan, working in South Africa. Before entering the private sector, Giulia worked for the Government… Read more »

Advocating for Social Inclusion through the ‘Bader’ Campaign in Libya

In February 2021, a national campaign was launched to raise the profile of young peace leaders through the ‘Bader’ (‘initiate’ in Arabic) social media Facebook campaign. The campaign encouraged young Libyans to submit project ideas that promote social peace, gender equality, social inclusion and community cohesion. Naseem Bin Halim was one of three prize-winners. He… Read more »