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 Grant Program 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. Not-for-profit organizations are eligible to apply.
JWF is a non-governmental organization in general consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). JFW aims to promote peaceful coexistence through dialogue and understanding at global, regional and local levels. Since its establishment in 1994, JWF has organized events promoting peace, ... Read More
Acknowledging the critical importance of supporting peacebuilding and conflict resolution initiatives, JWF is soliciting creative and innovative projects that aim to prevent and constructively respond conflicts around the world. Please read the guidelines thoroughly before submitting your proposal... Apply here
Acknowledging the critical importance of supporting peacebuilding and conflict resolution initiatives, JWF is soliciting creative and innovative projects that aim to prevent and constructively respond to conflicts around the world.
Peace Projects will provide funds for projects up to US$50,000.
Non-profit organizations and individuals (including but not limited to academicians, activists, artists, community organizers, educators, filmmakers, journalists, scholars, social workers, and students) from all nationalities are eligible to apply.
Peace Projects will award projects from a broad range of disciplines, skills and approaches promoting peaceful coexistence and peacebuilding. Some of the possible themes include:
Inter-communal and inter-state dialogue/cooperation
Pluralism and multiculturalism
Youth, conflict and peacebuilding
Early warning and conflict prevention
Mediation and negotiation
Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration
Good governance, rule of law and transitional justice
Poverty reduction, development and peacebuilding
Gender equality and empowerment.
Posters of completed projects will be exhibited and evaluated by a jury at the Award Ceremony.
The most successfully implemented projects will receive additional rewards of up to US$30,000.Please refer to the Request for Proposals document for details.The deadline for project proposals is September 30, 2013!Please visit http://peaceprojects.net/ for more details.
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