Entries in youth peacebuilding (16)
After the January 2010 earthquake, more than 10,000 Haitians moved to northeastern Haiti or crossed into the Dominican Republic illegally, placing themselves at risk of involuntary servitude, slavery, debt bondage and prostitution. To prevent and respond to trafficking and violence, Catholic Relief Services and partners opened a safe house in Ouanaminthe, Haiti.
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From September 2008 to June 2011, Catholic Relief Services and partners helped young Egyptians design and implement 14 projects. The program encouraged youth to develop civic knowledge and leadership skills at a time when they had few opportunities to engage their communities.
Catholic Relief Services and partners organized the Youth Activists Leaders in Lebanon project (YALLA) in March 2010. Participants launched a nationwide media campaign to shift election dialogue away from identity politics and toward issues such as government transparency and accountability.
In Malawi, domestic violence and violations of inheritance rights are commonplace. This one-pager describes a CRS project that worked with victims, perpetrators and institutions to help change the attitudes, values and cultural practices that victimize women and children.
Integrating Peacebuilding into Humanitarian and Development Programming: Practical Guidance on Designing Effective, Holistic Peacebuilding Projects
Efforts by international organizations to integrate or mainstream peacebuilding across the diverse spectrum of humanitarian and development work has tended to be opportunistic and ad hoc. This paper seeks to clarify key terms, explore organizational frameworks and initiatives, provide some practical guidance, and list references or links to both thematic and procedural sources.
CRS began the Globally-Accepted Indicators (GAIN) Initiative in June 2008 to strengthen indicator practice across sectors. GAIN has two main objectives: to improve the quality of indicator selection and use and to contribute to a more efficient M&E design process. GAIN is comprised of a series of indicator templates and a library of indicator resources with information to assist project teams in M&E system design, tool development, and in analysis and interpretation of data. This publication includes eighteen Globally-Accepted Indicators (GAIN) that present many of the necessary components and considerations for holistic M&E for Peacebuilding.
The tool kit emphasizes learning before, during and after the implementation of peacebuilding programs. It explores the connections between learning and effective peacebuilding practice, and suggest practices for reflection and learning as individuals and communities.Download the PDF (4.4 MB)
L'objectif de ce livre est d'aider à faire prévaloir le bon sens de la paix dans un monde ravagé par la folie de la violence. Il formera les employés de Caritas à incorporer la prévention de conflits, l'édification de la paix et la réconciliation dans leur travail pour Caritas Internationalis (CI), une confédération internationale de 154 organisations catholiques d’assistance, de développement et de service social travaillant dans 198 pays et territoires—l'un des plus importants réseaux humanitaires du monde.