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We’ve put together a selection of the best newsletters you can subscribe to to get the most interesting and useful new updates, research and resources on child and youth peacebuilding worldwide, as chosen by Young Peacebuilders. This blog post will be updated regularly with new links so make sure to check this page frequently for any updates!
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The Berghof Foundation is an independent, non-governmental and non-profit organisation that supports efforts to prevent political and social violence, and to achieve sustainable peace through conflict transformation. The Foundation works with like-minded partners in selected regions to enable conflict stakeholders and actors to develop non-violent responses in the face of conflict-related challenges – http://www.berghof-foundation.org/service/newsletter/
The Alliance for Peacebuilding leads a community of 100 organisations building peaceful and just societies around the world. The Alliance serves as a backbone, innovation hub, and vocal advocate for the peacebuilding community. AFP members are active in 153 countries as the network magnifies global change by fostering collaboration on issues too large for any one organisation to tackle alone – https://alliancepeacebuilding.z2systems.com/np/clients/alliancepeacebuilding/subscribe.jsp
Insight on Conflict is published by Peace Direct as a resource on local peacebuilding around the world and the newsletters will keep you updated on the latest new research on peacebuilding as well as provide background information on conflict issues with guides for further research – https://www.insightonconflict.org/newsletter/
The United States Institute of Peace is an independent, non-partisan institution established and funded by Congress to increase the nation’s capacity to manage international conflict without violence. USIP circulates a variety of newsletters and announcements with the latest analysis, publications, and events – http://www.usip.org/sign-usip-updates
Search for Common Ground focuses on a type of peacebuilding called conflict transformation. Their mission is to transform the way the world deals with conflict, away from adversarial approaches, toward cooperative solutions. SFCG partners with roughly 1500 organisations and are also founding members of the US-based Alliance of International Conflict Prevention and Resolution, the European Platform for Conflict Prevention and Transformation, and the Washington Network on Children in Armed Conflict. These networks allow SFCG to exchange information, collaborate on joint initiatives, and coordinate efforts in specific regions – https://www.sfcg.org
As a network of international non-governmental organisations, the Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict strives to protect children in war zones. Together with their local and international partners, they strategically collect and disseminate information on violations against children throughout the world and use this information to advocate for change – http://watchlist.org/category/news/
Interpeace is an independent, international peacebuilding organisation established in 1994 by the United Nations to develop innovative solutions to build peace. Interpeace is dedicated to building lasting peace by reinforcing the capacities of societies to overcome deep divisions and to address conflict in non-violent ways – http://www.interpeace.org/get-involved/social-media-center/
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organisation dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to help them reach their full potential by tackling the root causes of poverty and injustice. Each email will update you with timely and informative stories, learning resources, and opportunities to take meaningful action for children and youth suffering because of poverty, disease, and exploitation – http://www.worldvision.org/advocate-network-enewsletter#sthash.o7OkPhVo.dpuf
Learning for Peace – the four-year Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme – is a partnership between UNICEF, the Government of the Netherlands, the national governments of 14 participating countries and other key supporters. It is an innovative, cross-sectoral programme focusing on education and peacebuilding – http://learningforpeace.unicef.org/category/research-newsletters/
Our Young Peacebuilders email newsletters which you can view here and subscribe to here. Our newsletters provide the latest updates on the projects our consulting team have been working on, peacebuilding events we have attended and other child and youth peacebuilding news and updates from around the globe.