Peacebuilding Action Week
Start: Saturday, September 14, 2019•12:00 PM • Atlantic Time (Canada) (GMT-04:00)
End: Sunday, September 22, 2019• 5:00 PM • Atlantic Time (Canada) (GMT-04:00)
The world needs a louder, more organized peacebuilding movement — and this September, we are mobilizing to build it.
From September 14 - 22, we are launching the first-ever Global Peacebuilding Action Week, showing the world the power and unity of the global peacebuilding community.
There is no right or wrong action. Actions should be locally led, focused on showing the world what peacebuilding is.
Just use #ThisIsPeacebuilding to share your events and connect with the global movement.
Ideas for actions include:
Peace Talks: Join or lead your own peace talks discussion forum. So far, a seminal, TEDx-style PeaceTalks forum is being organized by Interpeace in Geneva.
Peacebuilding Radio: Do you run a radio program? Dedicate Peacebuilding Action Week to highlighting peacebuilders in your local community, addressing important conflict driver.
Social Cohesion Sports Matches: Sponsor a football match to bring communities together.
Peacebuilding Pop Up: Host a “pop-up” style booth or event throughout the week to share resources on conflict resolution and peacebuilding.
Living Libraries of Peacebuilding: Partner with a public library to host a living dictionary of peacebuilding exhibits.
Peacebuilding Supper Club: Partner with a local restaurant to see if they will host an in-kind, peace-focused dinner discussion in your community.
Peacebuilding Bloc Party: Host a “bloc party” style community events to celebrate peacework in community and raise awareness and support for peacebuilding.
Community Meetings: Lead a local community meetings.
Peacebuilding Trainings: Train your friends, family, or community members on peacebuilding and conflict resolution techniques.
Advocacy Days: Facilitate an advocacy day on peacebuilding.