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Visiting Activist Programme – spend ten weeks working with grass-roots NGOs in the North Caucasus

Visiting Activist Programme – spend ten weeks working with grass-roots NGOs in the North Caucasus Peacebuilding UK, which helps grass-roots NGOs build their organizational capacity and conduct child-focused programming in Russia’s North Caucasus region and in Ukraine, is proud to announce our first-ever Visiting Activist Programme http://peacebuildinguk.org/. We invite activists, non-profit professionals from around the […]

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Power of Goodness: Stories of Reconciliation and Nonviolence

Peacebuilding UK together with partner organisations in Chechnya and Ukraine (Odessa) is committed to peaceful conflict transformation. Two Chechen wars (1994-1996 and 1999-2009) and ongoing security threats affect the civilian population in Chechnya at a time when civil society organisations are under great pressure and scrutiny from local authorities. The war in Ukraine with its […]

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Training with teachers at Secondary School “M.Dadaev” in the Urus Martan region

Aishat Zubairaeva conducted a second ‘Power of Goodness’ training with teachers at Secondary School “M.Dadaev” in the Urus Martan region in May. The work of this session was based on the story “Boot Under the Bed”. All the teachers participated actively in the training. 30 copies of the book “Power of Goodness: Stories of Nonviolence […]

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Conflict Transformation Project in Chechnya and Plans for Ukraine

The second edition of this tri-lingual book in Chechen, Russian and English was published last year. 6000 copies were printed by publishers in Chechnya, donors included the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) and Friends’ International Library. The book can be viewed online on the new web portal: www.power-of-goodness.org/downloads.php. In 2015 Peacebuilding UK plans to […]

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Delegation of North Caucasus Human Rights Activists attend Human Rights Film Festival in Bishkek

Peacebuilding UK arranged for nine North Caucasus human rights defenders, journalists and film-makers to attend the Bir Duino film festival in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan 5th to 15th October. The participants were inspired and empowered to experience human rights as an exciting and appealing community celebration in their friendly rapport with the vibrant, effective and confident Kyrgyz civil society. […]

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Фестиваль Документального Кино о Правах Человека «Бир Дуино» («Один мир») 2014 в Кыргызстане/ International Documentary Film Festival on Human Rights “Bir Duino Kyrgyzstan – 2014″

Peacebuilding UK (“Миротворчествo Великобритания”) приглашает активистов, журналистов и кинематографистов Северного Кавказа на Фестиваль Документального Кино о Правах Человека «Бир Дуино» («Один мир») 2014 в Кыргызстане. Восьмой год фестиваль Документального Кино о Правах Человека «Бир Дуино» («Один мир» на кыргызском) будет проводиться в городе Бишкек, Кыргызстан, с 7 по 11 Октября 2014 г (http://birduino.kg/events/human–rights–film–festival-2014/). На фестивале […]

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Chechen Girls’ Summer Program

Peacebuilding UK is raising funds for a summer program to support Chechen girls, which aims to complement the work of the Young Women’s Development project. Two amazing young women role models, a film-maker and non-formal educator from New York and a writer and journalist from London (photo below), are volunteering to come to Chechnya for […]

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The Power of Goodness

Trial training workshops with teachers have been conducted using stories from Power of Goodness, and those teachers have already used the stories in their lessons at school. Their feedback to date affirms that this resource together with th…e manual is a helpful tool for creating high quality lessons. The wide selection of stories on different […]

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New Conflict Transformation Project Planned in Chechnya in 2014

Peacebuilding UK plans to conduct a new peace education/ conflict transformation project in Chechnya from April 2014, which will build on the work of previous projects (the ‘Little Star’ psychosocial assistance program, ‘Power of Goodness’ stories of nonviolence and reconciliation by Friends’ International Library). The project will use the internet based platform developed in 2013 […]

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Power of Goodness: Stories of Nonviolence and Reconciliation

The second edition of this tri-lingual book in Chechen, Russian and English has, after several editing delays, finally been published! 6000 copies were printed in summer 2013 by the publishers Groznenskii Rabochii in Chechnya. The book can be viewed online: http://www.power-of-goodness.org/downloads.php The Power of Goodness is a peace education tool that can be used to raise awareness about […]