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Reflections from ‘Creating Cultures of Peace’ training in January in Indonesia

I’m grateful to have learned and shared new skills with those attending the 6th International Peace Training ’Creating Cultures of Peace’ at Peace Place in Pati organized by Friends Peace Teams, deepening our knowledge and experience of how to build peace within ourselves, with the earth and between people. Attending the workshop for the second […]

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Extremism Prevention Dialogue in Chechnya

The Power of Goodness project run by Peacebuilding UK and local partner CPCD in Chechnya continues to organize round tables in remote areas of the Chechen Republic. In January our colleague and psychologist Birlant Mudaeva organized a round table on the theme “Extremism – its Sources and Consequences” at High School № 1 in the […]

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Power of Goodness in Ukraine update

2-4 November, Elena Melnik, Natalya Gavronskaya, Tatyana Yakovleva and Natalya Zabrotskaya, conducted a three-day Power of Goodness introductory seminar in Kiev. They thank the participants for their engagement, group dynamics, cooperation and sincere interest in the project. To be continued with a second module in Kiev 23-25 November. In November and December, Peacebuilding UK and […]

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International training conference “Peacebuilding and Psychosocial Assistance through the Power of Goodness project in Ukraine”

Peacebuilding UK and partners Odessa Mediation Group and CPCD (Chechnya) held the first international training conference “Peacebuilding and Psychosocial Assistance through the Power of Goodness project in Ukraine” from 29 June to 1 July. Our Power of Goodness partner Friends Peace Teams was represented at the conference by Nadine Hoover. We explored the ‘building blocks’ […]

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More on the POG conference in Odessa…

As described above, Peacebuilding UK and partners conducted a 3-day Power of Goodness conference in Odessa 29 June – 1 July, open to all Ukrainian Power of Goodness practitioners who have attended at least 9 days of training in 2015-17. The conference was primarily a training and coordination event made up of a series of […]

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Power of Goodness in Ukraine

Peacebuilding UK, together with Odessa Mediation Group and our trainers/ partners from Chechnya, brought together our Power of Goodness partners from all over Ukraine for the first time 20-25 July, near Kiev. Following two days of getting to know each other, building trust and agreeing on a collection of old and new stories from Ukraine and […]

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Power of Goodness in the North Caucasus – Update

Since summer 2016 the Power of Goodness project has expanded into Ingushetia and Dagestan. In August and September, trainings for trainers from these republics were conducted by trainers from the Chechen project in Grozny. From September, the Ingush and Dagestani trainers began conducting seminars in schools for teachers in their republics, supported by their Chechen […]

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Overcoming trauma of War in Post-conflict Societies through Gender Lenses

The summer school “Overcoming trauma of War in Post-conflict Societies through Gender Lenses” 2016 is a joint project of Universiteti Europian i Tiranës, Ivanovo Center for Gender Studies, Peacebuilding UK and Bulgarian Academy Of Sciences. 15 Russian and European participants are attending lectures by well-known scholars of gender studies in Albania 11-26 July, including five […]

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Фестиваль Документального Кино о Правах Человека «Бир Дуино» («Один мир») 2015 в Кыргызстане

Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Bir Duino (One World) 10th – 14th December 2015 in Bishkek (http://festival.birduino.kg/en/), to which Peacebuilding UK will again be bringing a delegation of around a dozen human rights activists, journalists and film makers from the North Caucasus, Belarus and Yemen. Peacebuilding UK is inviting applicants to be part of the […]

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Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Kyrgyzstan 2015 – OUTREACH FOR YEMEN

Peacebuilding UK invites an activist, journalist or film-maker from the Republic of Yemen to the 2015 Bir Duino (“One World”) Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Kyrgyzstan For the 9th year, the Bir Duino (“One World”, in Kyrgyz), Human Rights Documentary Film Festival will take place in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from December 8 to18, 2015, with […]