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We promote a conflict-sensitive approach to ensure aid promotes peace and does not reinforce conflict dynamics

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We challenge the gender norms that cause and perpetuate conflict and insecurity

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We believe in a world where everyone can lead peaceful, fulfilling lives, free from fear and insecurity

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We put people first, supporting change that empowers local communities to take action and influence decision-making

Inclusivity

We work to ensure that peacebuilding processes and governance systems are inclusive and legitimate

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Peaceful approaches to global challenges

It’s been a good week – so far - to highlight peace on the international stage.

 

Peaceful approaches to global challenges

It’s been a good week – so far - to highlight peace on the international stage.

COMMENT & ANALYSIS | 21 September 2016

The injustice of Inequality and its links to violence

Oxfam’s Deborah Hardoon has focused her research on the evidence behind Oxfam’s global campaign on inequality. In this blog, Deborah reflects on the relationship between inequality, injustice and violence. This is also published as part of Oxfam's Policy and Practice blog.

BLOG | 21 September 2016 - Deborah Hardoon

Peace in Myanmar: Listen to the people  

Saferworld's Head of Asia Chris Underwood reflects after attending a International Peace Day event in Myanmar.

BLOG | 21 September 2016 - Chris Underwood

A small step toward democracy in Somalia

Saferworld's Somalia Country Director, Peter W Mackenzie, looks at recent democratic developments in Somalia. This was originally published for Africa Research Institute on International Day of Democracy, 15 September 2016. 

COMMENT & ANALYSIS | 19 September 2016 - Peter Mackenzie

Peace and Migration: Realising the links

This joint statement with The Civil Society Platform for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (CSPPS) calls for greater leadership to address the root causes of forced displacement and resist conflict-insensitive approaches to migration management.

COMMENT & ANALYSIS | 19 September 2016

Embracing the new global framework for peace

In honour of International Day of Peace, 21 September 2016, Saferworld and international peacebuilding organisations have issued a shared statement to UN member states on the importance of embracing the new global framework for peace.

COMMENT & ANALYSIS | 19 September 2016

UK Government must act now to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

Saferworld statement on the joint report by the Business, Innovation and Skills and International Development Committees on UK-manufactured arms in Yemen.

COMMENT & ANALYSIS | 15 September 2016

Justice and peace blog series

This series of blogs explores ways to include a much broader array of actors in the process of building peace and justice.


Our strategy

Read Saferworld's 2014-17 strategy to put people at the centre of peace and security responses.


Post-2015

SDG16 initiative

A coalition of international organisations – including Saferworld– launched a website that tracks progress toward Sustainable Development Goal 16


Protect civilians project: Armenia-Azerbaijan