Global Peacebuilders – Building Community Capacity for Peacebuilding Worldwide

(What follows is the text of the request:)
We are seeking organisations, researchers and individual practitioners working around peacebuilding, conflict resolution, conflict transformation and peace and reconciliation worldwide to join the Global Peacebuilders project.
Organisations across the world can promote their work through a unique multi-lingual database including online profiles, e-newsletters, and multimedia slideshows of showcased initiatives.

The project comprises:
– Multi-lingual peacebuilding database of organisations and practitioners

(What follows is the text of the request:)
We are seeking organisations, researchers and individual practitioners working around peacebuilding, conflict resolution, conflict transformation and peace and reconciliation worldwide to join the Global Peacebuilders project.
Organisations across the world can promote their work through a unique multi-lingual database including online profiles, e-newsletters, and multimedia slideshows of showcased initiatives.

The project comprises:
– Multi-lingual peacebuilding database of organisations and practitioners
– Publication of a best practice in catalogue of examples and lessons learned
– International conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, bringing together speakers, leaders, facilitators and researchers, and showcasing the cases included in the catalogue

Participating organisations and practitioners will benefit from:
– Increased participation in peacebuilding activity around the world
– Increased capacity through opportunities for networking and information-sharing
– Increased visibility and online presence for organisations seeking to publicise their work and share lessons learned
– Stronger relationships with the world-wide peacebuilding community

If you, your organisation, or any other organisations you know would be interested in:
– Joining the database of peacebuilding and conflict resolution organisations,
– Contributing your best practice examples,
– Circulating information about Global Peacebuilders, or
– Simply learning more about the Global Peacebuilders project…

…contact Sarah Maitland, the Global Peacebuilders Project Coordinator on: Telephone: +44 (0)28 9031 5111 or eMail: sarah@springboard-opps.org; the current website is: www.springboard-opps.org or the website www.globalpeacebuilders.org
A spirit of inclusivity, diversity and participation is at the very heart of this project, so we would be delighted to hear from you!
The Global Peacebuilders project is funded by the European Union\’s Peace and Reconciliation Programme 2000-2006 under Measure 5.3 Developing Cross Border Reconciliation & Understanding and managed for the Special European Union Programmes Body by the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland.