Peace Projects is a grant program launched by The Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) to support innovative conflict resolution and peacebuilding projects focused on preventing, managing and resolving violent conflict and promoting post-conflict peacebuilding. Peace Projects awards will support projects up to US$50,000 that apply a broad range of disciplines, skills and approaches promoting peaceful coexistence through dialogue and reconciliation; fostering pluralism, good governance, freedom of belief; advancing social and economic development and environmental responsibility; upholding respect for human rights, and gender equality and empowerment, among others. Non-profit organizations are eligible to apply.
Please read the Guidelines > Purpose of the Program page for more information.
90 countries still have active landmines and unexploded ordinance, with 15,000 - 20,000 mine victims per year.
U.N. Human Development Report 2002