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 »
Dr Joan McGregor
Joan is a conflict transformation specialist with over 40 years’ experience in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Her experience covers direct intervention in conflict mediation, conflict sensitivity, conflict analysis and much more – with a focus on community-level interventions. Joan worked for many years with Responding to Conflict and currently engages extensively as consultant… 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 »
Anton is an engineer and investor who has established and helped develop numerous early and growth-stage technologies companies over the last 20 years. He has led public market listings and private sales; worked with a wide variety of top-tier investment funds and banks; as well as advising a governmental investment agencies on their policies relating… Read more »
A time for new constructive voices
Following a gathering in Gračanica/Graçanicë, a diverse group of civil society organisations from Kosovo and Serbia have adopted a joint statement calling for new constructive voices.
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 »
Ian Bancroft has been based in the former Yugoslavia for over a decade. He has worked for the EU in Kosovo, and the OSCE in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, and has written extensively about Balkan affairs for a variety of publications, including The Guardian and Radio Free Europe. He has lectured on conflict and peacebuilding, and… 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 »
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 »
Michael spent 10 years in industry as a qualified finance executive, then 20 years as a business and technology consultant helping organisations with back office transformation and change programmes. Michael has been a trustee since 2015.