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Fostering peace through economic resilience in Burundi

With support from AFSC, communities are strengthening social cohesion, working together toward the well-being of all its members. In an open-air market in Burundi, Itangishaka Hafsa holds a platter piled with smoked fish. She is selling mukeke—a…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AFSC
Posted:
21 Jul 2022

South Sudan

May 30 UN Security Council vote on South Sudan: UN Security Council members receive open letter from international and regional CSOs calling for renewal of sanctions and the arms embargo in South Sudan

Dear Ambassadors of the UN Security Council : As a coalition of 16 international and regional civil society organizations, we are writing to seek your urgent support in addressing the precarious situation in South Sudan. Delays in…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Amnesty, AFSC, HRW, GPPAC, IRRI, Enough Project, GCR2P, CIVIC
Posted:
29 May 2019
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Burundi

The American Friends Service Committee and its work in Burundi

AFSC strategic priorities in Burundi Through 2018, AFSC is focusing its work in Burundi in three key areas. Working with people affected by war and violence—particularly women, youth, ex-combatants, returnees, and internally displaced people—AFSC is building the…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
AFSC
Posted:
22 Sep 2016
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Burundi

AFSC and Quaker Peace Network statement on Burundi

AFSC and Quaker Peace Network stand in solidarity with the Burundian people to promote nonviolence in upcoming 2015 elections Preamble: American Friends Service Committee: The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that includes people of…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AFSC
Posted:
23 May 2015

Burundi

New film documents community healing and livelihood recovery after war

“Burundi has gone through war. Burundians fled, left everything behind, many lost their lives, anarchy reigned. … In the hearts of those who stayed back and those in the bush were severe pains. Blood had been…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AFSC
Posted:
22 Jul 2014

Burundi

Restoration of livelihoods and trauma healing in Burundi

Working with others to make a difference After many years of violent conflict, the men and women in Burundi are moving forward with their lives. Still, the country’s social fabric was torn apart, livelihoods have been reduced to…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AFSC
Posted:
06 Nov 2013

Burundi

Loans help with transition to stable life after experiencing war

Recovering from years of ethnic and violent conflict is a long and complicated process that requires healing from the trauma of war, rebuilding a cohesive community life, and stimulating an economy so that people can make…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AFSC
Posted:
08 Aug 2013

Burundi

Elders as peacemakers in Burundi

David Niyonzima on the traditional role of elders as peacemakers Listen to David Niyonzima, founder and director of the Trauma Healing and Reconconiliation Services (THARS) in Burundi, on the traditional role of elders as community peacemakers. David's…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AFSC
Posted:
29 Nov 2012

Burundi

Grassroots Reconciliation in Burundi

This June, QUNO was pleased to host a visit from Adrien Niyongabo, Coordinator of Healing and Rebuilding our Communities (HROC) in Burundi. HROC emerged from Alternatives to Violence, a conflict resolution program developed by Quakers and…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AFSC
Posted:
28 Sep 2012

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