Five Steps to a Peace Process’ with a view to encourage peace, harmony and understanding between peoples of any and all ethnicity, origin, religion or worldview. Importantly, it helps to demonstrate how our collective memories of the past influence our present identities in how we tell and live our lives.
Leading thinkers and activists from many peacemaking and reconciliation organizations gathered in Birmingham. the Charter for Forgiveness and Reconciliation deliberations looked at some key questions and critical issues such as the role for forgiveness within the contexts of justice, reconciliation and peace-building.
Healing, Forgiveness, Reconciliation. These concepts are often used interchangeably in discussions, for example about post-conflict peacebuilding. The distinctions between the terms is not clear by nuance, how they relate to each-other, and how such relationships are played out in the dynamic of interventions towards peace.
Rwanda event was to explore the psychological roots of violence in recent Rwanda, and to identify new modalities of healing, reconciliation and forgiveness, between both individuals and groups.
The Conference explored the innovative psycho-social approaches to addressing the deeper roots of violence. The goal was to establish constructive relations between the people and communities in present-day Lebanon.