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International Alert

International Alert helps people find peaceful solutions to conflict. They work with local people around the world to help them build peace, and they advise governments, organisations and companies on how to support peace.

Website: http://www.international-alert.org

Mansaf is the national Jordanian dish that helps resolve disputes between tribes.

Conflict Cafe chef Batool Rasheed shares her version of it in our Recipes for Peace series:
‪#‎Recipes4Peace‬ ‪#‎ConflictCafe‬

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Recipe for peace: Mansaf (JORDAN)
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A photo story documenting our 'Engineering peace' project in ‪#‎Bangladesh‬, which uses
innovative building techniques to help communities adapt to climate change.

#‎COP21‬ ‪#‎climatechange‬

PHOTOSTORY: Housing that weathers the storm | International Alert
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A photo story offering a glimpse into how climate change is affecting villagers in Nepal.
‪#‎climatechange‬ ‪#‎COP21‬

Cheated by nature? A photostory on water scarcity in Nepal | International Alert
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Searching for culinary inspiration this weekend?

Take a look at Tes'iyeh from our Recipes for Peace series - a Syrian dish that sparks peaceful childhood memories.

‪#‎Recipe4Peace‬ ‪#Syria

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Recipe for peace: Tes'iyeh (SYRIA)
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As the UK parliament discusses airstrikes on #Syria today, we explore alternative solutions that would not exacerbate tensions and contribute to lasting #peace.

http://international-alert.org/blog/bomb-o…tion-syria #DontBombSyria #SyriaVote

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As the Paris Climate Conference 2015 (#COP21) opens today, read our groundbreaking report on links between climate, war & peace: http://www.international-alert.org/sites/defau…2007_0.pdf

#climatechange

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Local solutions are key in the fight against ISIS, not international military ones #DontBombSyria #Syria

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Syrian air strikes are the easiest way to make more Isis recruits
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International Alert welcomes the UK government's commitment to tackling the root causes of conflict

Alert welcomes UK's commitment to tackling causes of conflict
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EVENT: Are you ready to go up against our quiz master?

Join us on 26 Nov at the Bread and Roses, and test your general knowledge at our ‪#‎PubQuiz‬

Tickets are only £6 (in advance). We have a great prize for the winning team!

Peace Games
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Why are young people joining violent groups like ISIS? Re-visit a blog by Dan Smith from earlier this year.

‪#‎ParisAttacks‬ ‪#‎BeirutAttacks‬

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Homerton and Hebdo: Thoughts on violence in and from the margins
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#Myanmar has been at war since independence in 1948. What hope does the election hold for peace?

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Forgotten Conflicts, Part 4
http://newirin.irinnews.org
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NEW PUBLICATION: Towards a peace economy in ‪#‎Lebanon‬.

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Towards a peace economy in Lebanon | International Alert
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BLOG: Are Syrian refugees making ‪#‎Lebanon‬ less safe? Perceptions vs reality ‪#‎Syria‬

Syrians as security threat to Lebanon: Fears vs. reality
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In #Pakistan, we have been supporting measures to prevent sexual and gender-based violence.

Find out more in our latest annual report

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Peace begins... | International Alert
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Where does peace begin?
We believe that peace begins with all of us. Whether in the kitchen, the classroom or even the hospital waiting room, peace can begin anywhere. Find out more in our latest annual report
‪#‎Pakistan‬, ‪#‎Armenia‬, ‪#‎Turkey‬, ‪#‎Lebanon‬ ‪#‎Rwanda‬

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Peace begins... | International Alert
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NEW REPORT: The complexity of sexual and gender based violence in ‪#‎Somalia‬.
‪#‎RethinkGender‬ ‪#‎UNSCR1325‬

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The complexity of sexual and gender based violence | International Alert
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Looking for an unforgettable challenge for 2016, or know someone who is?

Run the London Marathon for us and help those affected by conflict build a peaceful future.

Apply today, before it's too late!

http://international-alert.org/events/london-marathon-2014

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London Marathon 2016 | International Alert
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VIDEO: ‪#‎PeaceTalks‬: Can an app stop a bullet?

Watch our fascinating discussion on the role technology can play in ‪#‎peacebuilding‬, with John Ridpath of Decoded, Mariéme Jamme of Africa Gathering & Nikki Philline de la Rosa of International Alert. Chaired by Helena Puig Larrauri of Build Peace.

Jimmy Wales kick started the discussion with a recorded response to the opening question.

http://talkingpeacefestival.org/event/peace…-a-bullet/

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Peace Talks: Can an app stop a bullet?
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Want to work for us? We have some exciting job, internship and volunteer openings in London, Ukraine and DRC.
Apply here: http://international-alert.org/jobs
‪#‎NGOjobs‬ ‪#‎Charityjobs‬

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