The Answer to Ebola: a Funder Makes the Case for Community-Driven Action

Author: | Date: January 2015

The answers are there. This is a critical lesson of the post-war experience in Sierra Leone—that communities already have within them the resources they need to heal from the wounds […]

UPDATE: Building Peace Authors Share Struggles and Successes of Fighting Ebola in The Guardian

Author: | Date: October 2014

(Photo Credit: Purdue Peace Project) We are pleased to announce two Building Peace authors have been published in The Guardian’s Global Development Professionals Network on October 15, 2014. The article, titled “Ebola and […]

Fighting the Spread of Ebola in a Weak and Poor Governance Structure: A Liberian Peacebuilder’s Perspective

Author: | Date: September 2014

(Photo Credit: Morgana Wingard, USAID via Flickr) As the Ebola virus spreads throughout Liberia, the effects of bad governance, weak health infrastructure, mismanagement, and greed are manifest as death rates […]

Uganda: Restoring Hope

Author: | Date: April 2013

In 2002, when Caroline was seventeen years old, she was abducted in northern Uganda by rebel soldiers in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a militant group responsible for recruiting child […]