Mini Peace ABC

 

 
 

 

A LITTLE PEACE GUIDE to start from ABC

(DO dare and scroll all the way to the bottom of this page! )

For you in this section:

KNOW:

Concepts, Basic Processes and models about analyzing peace and conflict

DO:

Models and levels of Engagement and Some stories. 

FEEL and ENJOY:  

Games, Stories

PLAN:

Your own thoughts and plan in peacebuilding

 

KNOW:

WHAT IS PEACE? Peace does not mean the total absence of conflict, it means the absence of violence in all forms and the unfolding of a conflict in a constructive way

WHAT IS CONFLICT THEN? Conflict is a situation in which the party(ies) perceive or experience incompatible goals.

Ex. Two children fighting over one orange, Two countries disputing a territory, A resignation, The Deforrestation Process in the Amazon, A Bad Look Given to One's Friend etc.

WHAT IS VIOLENCE? Violence is composed of the actions, words, attitudes, structures or systems which cause physical, psychological, social and environmental damages and/or prevent either the access to exercising a fundamental human right or the integral fulfillment of the human potential.

Ex. A War, Name-Calling, Ignorance, Child Abuse, Domestic Beating, Robbery, Street Fights, Poverty, Starvation, Discrimination, Breaking the WIndows of the Government, Threat, Blackmailing, A Natural Disaster.

HOW DO CONFLICT AND VIOLENCE LINK? (Click on the picture to enlarge it)

Violence and Conflict





DO

>> WHAT ARE THE AREAS IN WHICH YOU CAN GET INVOLVED?

Many:

See also our 100 ideas for peace...

 

 

 

>>WHAT ARE THE STEPS TO TAKE TOWARDS A PEACEBUILDING ACTION?

     
 
KNOW YOUR POSITION and NATURAL REACTION TO THE CONTEXT
 
 
TAKE A LOOK AT THE DIFFERENT PARTIES INVOLVED AND TRY TO GET TEIR SIDE OF THE STORY
 
LET YOUR ATTITUDES BE GUIDED BY EMPATHY
LET YOUR BEHAVIOURS BE GUIDED BY NONVIOLENCE
LET YOUR CONTRADICTIONS BE SOLVED THROUGH CREATIVITY

 

 

 

 

FEEL and ENJOY 

Feel Peace

Do not forget to check out our Peace Inspirations Page!

PLAN

So… you’re set out to change the world! A few project management tips might be useful for your peace work as well as for others projects that you will engage on.

 

1. Your VISION : How will the world be when you have succeeded in your project?

 

 

 

2. Your OBJECTIVES: What exactly are you trying to do? In what time?

 

 

3. Your ACTIVITIES

 

 

 

4. Make a Calendar

 

 

 

5. Final Results and Report

 

 

 

6. Celebrate

 

 

 

 
 
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