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Year In Review

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The programme brought together 25 Costa Rican government officials to discuss a policy proposal for youth violence prevention, which was used as a basis to adapt the country's National Plan.
“This proposal is a tool that facilitates the work of practitioners and different government actors who work to support prevention strategies that are focused on young people,” Karina Boaños, Deputy Minister of Youth.
On this day, Interpeace published a report on the particular situation faced by girls and young women in gangs in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
Interpeace Local Partner:
Voz di Paz
The Interpeace programme in Liberia was transformed into an independent Liberian non-profit organization and Interpeace partner called the Platform for Dialogue and Peace (P4DP).
Voz di Paz has positioned itself as a key partner for facilitating dialogue sessions between different ethnic groups, for instance when violence around livestock rustling started escalating.
Interpeace co-organized a seminar on 'Placing Inclusiveness at the Heart of Peacebuilding? Limits and Opportunities' together with the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform and the United Nations Office at Geneva.
The Jet d’Eau was lit blue for Peace Day on 21 September 2012.
Interpeace and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy brought together 23 peacebuilding participants for a four-day, senior level course on leadership in peacebuilding.
Interpeace published its pioneering Constitution-making Handbook in Arabic, as many countries across North Africa and the Middle East are faced with the immense challenges and opportunities presented by constitution-making processes.
IRDP continues to train tomorrow's peacebuilders, with a series of events focusing on youth.
Both events gave a chance to high school and university students to express themselves on the issues of peace, social justice and development.
The second edition of the film festival for youth was held in Kigali in June, and in November, a National Creative arts Competition was organized.
Bringing together 10 leading experts on reconciliation, Cyprus 2015 organized a four-day workshop on the development of an index to measure social cohesion and reconciliation.
Liron was an inspiration proving
through her work every day
that peace is possible.
Tribute to Liron Mehrez-Melnik
“With Liron’s passing, we have lost an
exceptional person and one of the
most impressive peacebuilders I have ever met,”
Scott M. Weber, Director-General of Interpeace.
B4D launched an educational programme for women of the traditional religious population with the goal of exposing them to different political views in Israel.
A petition calling for the end of the division between Fatah and Hamas demonstrated the potential of a novel form of citizen engagement in the Palestinian context.
Almost 400 organizations from around the world joined the NGO Coalition.
PDRC and the Transitional Puntland Electoral Commission were mandated to manage the Constitutional Convention, the inclusive body which ratified the Constitution of Puntland in April.
In South-Central Somalia, the report "In Pursuit of Peace – Challenges and Opportunities in the Central Regions" was published. Over 500 Somalis participated in the research in order to better understand peacebuilding issues.
Timor-Leste dropped from the 127th position out of 183 countries to the 143rd position in Transparency International’s 2011 Corruption Perception Index.
Research conducted by CEPAD identified Corruption, Collusion, and Nepotism as major obstacles to peace in the country.
CEPAD convened national experts to discuss policy recommendations to tackle these issues, produced by a specialized working group.
Interpeace teamed up with Peace One Day to establish the first ever NGO Coalition for Global Truce 2012.
Institut de Recherche et de
Dialogue pour la Paix
Interpeace Local Partner:
Centre d’Alerte et de
Prévention des Conflits
Interpeace Local Partner:
Interpeace Local Partners:
Puntland Development
Research Center
Academy for Peace
and Development
Center for Research
and Dialogue
Interpeace Local Partner:
Centre of Studies for Peace
and Development
CRD, APD, and PDRC highlighted the importance of Somali women in peacebuilding by releasing a film depicting them as extraordinary peacebuilders.
Interpeace Local Partner:
Base 4 Discussion
In order of appearance
1. Sandra Sebastian
2. Interpeace
3. Ryan Anson for Interpeace
4. Jeffrey Holmes for Interpeace
5. Voz di Paz
6. Voz di Paz
7. P4DP/Interpeace
8. Interpeace
9. Interpeace
10. Peace One Day
11. Interpeace
12. Interpeace
13. Interpeace (both)
14. Interpeace
15. Interpeace
16. IRDP
17. IRDP
19. Interpeace
20. Cips Vidaluz for Cyprus 2015/Interpeace
21. Panos for Interpeace
22. B4D/Interpeace
23. Mustakbalna
24. Andrew McConnell/Panos for Interpeace
25. Ryan Anson for Interpeace
26. Robert Berglund
27. CRD
28. Steve Tickner for Interpeace
The first International Day of the Girl Child was observed on 11 October 2012.
Following a request from the President of the National Assembly, CENAP co-facilitated consultations with the extra-parliamentary opposition to define their legal status.
This was the first official dialogue between all political parties since the opposition parties boycotted the elections in 2010.
More than 9,100 signatures were collected in the West Bank and Gaza.
Interpeace works at the national and regional level to conduct inclusive processes to develop policy recommendations on preventing youth violence.
Interpeace works to improve the capacity of countries in the region to manage insecurity by strengthening public institutions, empowering civil society and encouraging a constructive relationship between state and society.
In cooperation with the Guatemalan Ministry of National Defense, the Security and Justice team jointly formulated a proposal for a 'Multisectoral dialogue process on the role of the Guatemalan army in security affairs.'
Interpeace signed collaborative agreements with the Policy and Mediation Division of the Department of Political Affairs (DPA) of the United Nations. It also seconded a policy offer to the Peacebuilding Support Office of the United Nations (PBSO).
Voz di Paz is facilitating a comprehensive dialogue to develop a national vision for the future of the country.
Voz di Paz co-organized the first public debate since the coup d'état of April 2012. Political and religious leaders and representatives of the military, civil society and the media discussed the opportunities presented by the current political transition period.
P4DP is supporting reconciliation and engaging youth in the peacebuilding process.
Interpeace held consultations with the population of Western Côte d'Ivoire to identify what they consider to be the major obstacles to peace.
Interpeace conducted an exploratory process in Mali and in neighboring countries to assess the institutional and security situation and design a programme
Based on extensive consultations carried out across the country, Interpeace has developed a long-term strategy to support conflict transformation and reconciliation.
IRDP supports Rwandan society in its quest for better social cohesion and increased citizen participation in decision-making.
Following a meeting between the Prime Minister of Rwanda and IRDP on the lack of citizen participation in decision-making and the need to make government representatives more accountable, an Accountability Day was initiated for Rwandan ministers.
CENAP facilitates dialogue between key stakeholders to break the country's political deadlock.
Following several missions to North and South Kivu, Interpeace has elaborated a regional programme strategy.
Interpeace Local Partner:
Cyprus 2015
Cyprus 2015 works to link the peace negotiation process to the population's needs and aspirations.
B4D engages groups traditionally excluded from peace talks in the reflection on possible peace scenarios.
Programme Coordinator for Israel
Liron passed away on 2 April 2012 after a prolonged illness.
Interpeace Local Partner:
Mustakbalna promotes reconciliation between different groups of Palestinian society to develop a common vision for the future.
APD is civil society and peacebuilding adviser to the Somaliland National Electoral Commission, which successfully organized local council elections in November.
CEPAD works towards the consolidation of democracy in Timor-Leste.
Interpeace Local Partner:
Platform for Dialogue and Peace
In 2012, Voz di Paz mediated more than 110 local-level conflicts.
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