peace building

Yves Kamuronsi

Yves Kamuronsi: "Rwandans chose to talk about the genocide regardless of how painful that was"

Twenty years after the genocide, Tutsis and Hutus have begun to call themselves Rwandans.

The arms trade and conflict

In 2015, EU countries broke the law with weapons export licences

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.

There is no recipe for peacebuilding

In any conflict, the picture is always blurred and you can’t separate the ‘good guys’ from the ‘bad guys’ so easily.

'Experiences of reconciliation': how can we build peace after violence?

The last 9th of May the Catalan Institute for Peace (ICIP) organized ‘Experiencies of reconciliation’, a seminary on sociopolitical reconstruction after violent conflicts.

Ican campaign members celebrating the award. Photo: Youtube

The campaign to abolish nuclear weapons receives the Nobel Peace Prize

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.

Farmer. Photo: Pixabay

Survival International's report warns of abuses against indigenous communities in the Congo

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.

Building trust, avoiding revenge

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.  

Nuclear weapon explosion. Photo: Wikimedia

Less nuclear weapons in 2017, but increasingly modern

SIPRI yearbook points out nine countries as the major nuclear weapon bearers.