Unheard voices around the world are calling for peace. Together we can provide an amplifier. And when people come together, great things can happen. Together, we can force those in power- be they rebel leaders, politicians, corporates or national leaders- to listen. Together we can make change. Together, we can move beyond violence.
Petitions - We target those in power and force them to listen.
Solidarity ballots - We show our support for local groups working to move beyond violence in conflict zones.
Peaceful demonstrations - We exert pressure by standing together in solidarity.
Creative protest - We think outside of the box to draw attention to our campaigns art work, street theatre, sporting events, flash mobs, you name it, it can be done.
Demonstrations against the Syrian government erupted in March 2011, clashes between the Assad regime and opposition forces in Syria have claimed more than 126,000 lives. and resulted in 2 million Syrians fleeing their country.
Since 1960, the Central African Republic has experienced the highest number of military coups in Africa. These coups have left the country devastated by violence.
The Filipino island Mindanao has seen forty years of conflict between the government and various insurgent groups fighting for independence. A 2012 peace deal could bring permanent peace to the region.
Horrific violence is spreading as the 2013 elections are just round the corner. Zimbabwe's political divisions and culture of violence have made millions suffer for decades.
Violence has been a cornerstone of Colombian life for over four decades due to armed political conflicts and clashes between illegal and military forces over land and resource control. This has forced around 5 million civilians from their lands, leading them to become Internally Displaced Persons.
Almost forty years after the Turkish military invasion of the island, Cyprus still lives withgeographical division, a blocked political situation, and deep-felt hatred between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots.
The use of violence has become an inherent feature of Kenya’s politics with elections being a key trigger for localised violence since the advent of multi-party politics in the early 1990s.
While South Sudan has been an independent state since 2011, violent tensions continue along the border and over oil revenue.
Since the civil war ended in 1990, Lebanon has been experiencing resurgences of political violence, as the country struggles to stabilise in the midst of a tense geopolitical context.
Since the US-led pre-emptive invasion of Iraq in 2003 and the subsequent pullout of Coalition forces the country has failed to stabilise and is still engulfed by civil war.