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Global Peacemaking
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Uniting divided nations and peoples through multi-cultural, interreligious action that builds relationships and dismantles extremist narratives. 

The Global Peacemaking program works to heal the rifts that separate humanity across race, ethnicity, religion and international borders. Convening diverse groups at the intersection of faith and reconciliation, we are breaking barriers, shattering stereotypes and cultivating cooperation where traditional diplomacy has been frozen. More

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The Center for Dialogue and Action in Pakistan brings together people of different faiths and cultures to begin to respect and understand each other. The Center creates courses on peace-building and accepting "the other" with the goal of creating understanding and empathy. The aim of the Center is to create good global citizens.

The Center for Dialogue and Action in Pakistan brings together people of different faiths and cultures to begin to respect and understand each other. The Center creates courses on peace-building and accepting "the...
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Mon, 27 Mar 2017
blogThis Generation and the Next

I am currently en route to Pakistan for our sixth UPIC trip over the past five years. It is an important moment in our long-term effort to help ease tension between our two countries. As we build relationships, alter stereotypes and continue to implement an action agenda developed during previous trips, we can count ten sustained efforts... more...

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Mon, 13 Mar 2017
blogPolicy, Empathy and the Global Refugee Crisis

Since the beginning of the Arab Spring in 2010, no one would imagine the extent of the profound impact that this revolutionary wave of immigration would have. Individuals who had hoped for democracy and freedom were forced to leave behind their families and try to survive in strange lands with hostile inhabitants. As international... more...

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Tue, 28 Feb 2017
blogFighting Female Genital Mutilation

In 2012, the United Nations (UN) designated February 6th as the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The day is observed to raise awareness of the issue and to encourage concrete action against the practice. For readers who’ve never heard of this inhumane and harmful practice—FGM involves... more...

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017
blogThree Days in Damascus

Sometimes you have an experience that changes your life. You don’t expect it. You don’t ask for and you certainly don’t plan for it, but it happens. And that is exactly what happened to me in 2009. As part of their Iraqi Voices Amplification Project, Intersections International invited me to join seven other artists as... more...