Over the past few months, increased violence in Mopti cast a shadow on peace and stability across Mali, urging civil society, the Malian government, and the international community to expand their focus to the central regions of the country.
Ibrahim, Obaida, Abdelkader and Mohammad show how Lebanese, Syrian and Palestinian children, teachers, and animators are playing an active role in effecting positive change in their communities through the Rainbow of Hope project.
After participating in the Amahoro Iwacu-Peace in My Home program, Sixte completed research to help him and others understand problems within his community and created programs for youth in his community to alleviate poverty and to help others to use peaceful means to solve conflict.
Search-Myanmar’s “Let’s Think, Let’s Change” project is promoting the acceptance and celebration of diversity throughout the country. Through a creative use of media mixed with youth-led community-based work, we are harnessing the power of popular culture to make positive change in Myanmar.
After other options failed, Rwandan farmer, Niyonsaba Patricia, was about to face her family in court over the right to a plot of land. When a Search-trained mediator intervened they found new hope and were able to move forward.
To empower youth to be true agents of conflict transformation in their communities, we organized a 3-Day Regional Youth Summit in Maiduguri, bringing together passionate youth leaders from Niger, Chad, Cameroon, Mali and Nigeria to collaborate, address critical root causes and drivers of violent extremism and build resilience to the enticement of violent extremism in the Lake Chad Basin.