Peacebuilding promotes stability and security in communities by facilitating nonviolent resolution of differences and laying foundations to prevent future violence. From addressing underlying drivers to equipping communities with conciliatory resources, violent conflict has far-reaching implications and efforts to resolve it require collaboration across many sectors. This Thematic Action Area is a collection of discussions, resources, events, and more that provide knowledge and coordination opportunities around peacebuilding and the interconnected sectors.
Frequently Asked Questions
Peacebuilding is a broad range of measures implemented in the context of emerging, current, or post-conflict situations & which are explicitly guided & motivated by a primary commitment to the prevention of violent conflict & the promotion of a lasting & sustainable peace (Search for Common Ground).
Increasingly, peacebuilding organizations are collaborating with other sectors to ensure the greatest positive impact through aid programming. In many cases, we are working to address the same problem but from a different perspective. The thematic action areas on ConnexUs effectively demonstrate the cross-sectoral nature of peacebuilding & its integration with other fields. We encourage you to explore other themes to find partnership & collaboration opportunities across sectors.
To start conversations about & provide insight on topics related to peacebuilding, please explore & contribute to our Discussions.
For a collection of peacebuilding resources, please visit our Resource Library.
For a list of peacebuilding organizations & groups, please see our Collaboration Map.