Cauce Ciudadano has been working for the last 19 years by reconverting these groups of violence into groups that build peace and social change.
Twenty years after the genocide, Tutsis and Hutus have begun to call themselves Rwandans.
The Catalan Organization Delàs Centre of Studies for Peace launches a report on weapon exportation from EU countries to 20 countries that were the setting of 29 tense situations in 2015.
In any conflict, the picture is always blurred and you can’t separate the ‘good guys’ from the ‘bad guys’ so easily.
The last 9th of May the Catalan Institute for Peace (ICIP) organized ‘Experiencies of reconciliation’, a seminary on sociopolitical reconstruction after violent conflicts.
Fundipau and the Delàs Centre of Studies for Peace are the two Catalan NGOs out of the 468 international institutions taking part of the international campaign.
The document points out more than 200 cases of human rights violations since 1989. It also criticises the role of large conservation NGOs on-site.
In a time when the world is balancing on a knife-edge, and the possibility of nuclear conflict appears to be more likely, it may seem that efforts to work towards peace are futile.
SIPRI yearbook points out nine countries as the major nuclear weapon bearers.