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The Amahoro Generation and the Voice for Peace in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Vanessa Thevathasan | Posted 12.06.2014 | Impact
Vanessa Thevathasan

Since 1996, International Alert has been working to address the social, psychological and economic impacts of the genocide, which began in April 6, 1994, leaving more than 800,000 dead, mostly Tutsis, after 100 days of catastrophic bloodshed and carnage.

The Art of Dialogue: Talking Peace Through #Art4Peace

Vanessa Thevathasan | Posted 11.30.2014 | Arts
Vanessa Thevathasan

In an increasingly diverse and conflicted world, more collaborative effort needs to be made towards ensuring open community dialogue towards conflict prevention.

Breaking Bread for Peace: Conflict Kitchen and Cultural Food Diplomacy

Vanessa Thevathasan | Posted 11.29.2014 | Impact
Vanessa Thevathasan

Food is one of the oldest forms of exchange, with yet untapped recognition to deliver social conflict transformation.

International Peace Day: Social Media as a Tool for #TalkingPeace

Vanessa Thevathasan | Posted 11.22.2014 | Impact
Vanessa Thevathasan

The exciting work of International Alert's groundbreaking Talking Peace Festival (#talkingpeace) is utilizing this platform in its efforts to create a more tolerant and peaceful world.

Peace Through Moderation: U.S.-Muslim Engagement Initiative's Work with Pakistan at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

The Peace Through Moderation (PtM) project of the Alliance for Peacebuilding hosted last week an engaging and exclusive reception recently featuring t...

Muslims & Non-Muslims Hear about Terrorist Threat, Solutions at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

An accomplished and diverse group of people -- Muslim and non-Muslim -- who share a common concern about growing extremism and the threat it poses to ...

Peace Through Moderation to Intro Counter-Extremism Strategies at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

The near-tragedy in Times Square reminded us that hatred is both home-grown and foreign-born. With this is in mind, a distinguished panel will discuss...