Latest Stories


Seeking an end to violence, a schoolteacher becomes a mediator

by Search - Burundi on October 21, 2016

Dorothee felt powerless, until she attended Search – Burundi’s training on conflict mediation.


Lena’s 15 Years of Service

by Shamil Idriss on October 12, 2016

This week we recognize the 15-year mark of Lena Slachmuijlder’s employment at Search for Common Ground.

Sri Lanka Pics 032016_18

To achieve reconciliation in Sri Lanka, trust in youth

by Sankini De Silva & Darren Whetstone on October 5, 2016

When his favorite neighborhood event was canceled because of senseless violence, young peacebuilder Sanjaath Nazeer took it upon himself to fix it.


The Women Leaders of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

by Search for Common Ground - Pakistan on September 30, 2016

A workshop on leadership and advocacy inspired 48 female politicians to make a difference in their local communities in Pakistan.


Comic Relief

by Search - DRC on September 28, 2016

Can a comic book hero protect real-life communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?


Hope Over Fear: a 9/11 Widow’s Choice

by Nikki Stern on September 10, 2016

“9/11 taught me resilience and perseverance and the limits of rage.”


Women of War

by Ayush Joshi on September 9, 2016

In the aftermath of conflict, women combatants are viewed as victims of war. They should instead be seen as changemakers.