Public Statement on the war and dialogue from Ukrainian mediators

PCi endorses statement of Ukrainian mediation and dialogue practitioners on the application of dialogue during Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. Thirteen Ukraine organisations with experience and expertise in the areas of mediation and dialogue have issued a joint statement to bring the attention of international donors and programming organisations to key aspects of the present context… Read more »

Youth Participation in Decision-Making and Peacebuilding in Armenia

Armenia today represents a vivid example both of new opportunities and challenges that the youth are facing. This is partly evidenced by the fact that 88% of young men and women (18-29 years of age) view the 2018 change of government in Armenia positively. At the same time, issues including unemployment, poverty, housing as well… 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.

Integrating Gender into community-level peacebuilding: Lessons from Libya

Since 2013, Peaceful Change initiative has been supporting community-level peacebuilding initiatives in more than 40 Libyan municipalities. This report captures our experience and lessons learned from nearly 10 years of integrating gender into our programme. Key lessons include:  Using a gender lens to analyse conflict was key to increasing community understanding of why women’s agency in local peace and… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Wonu Owoade

Wonu is founder and independent consultant at WoW Fundraising Consultancy which was set up with the vision to raise awareness and encourage support for initiatives that wish to create positive and transformational societal change. Wonu has over a decade’s experience in fundraising. She has worked for several organisations in the international development and social impact… Read more »