Peace & Conflict

In the face of armed violence and genocide, two of the greatest challenges facing our world today are the maintenance of peace and the protection of human rights.

Why Care?

“Peace is not unity in similarity but unity in diversity, in the comparison and conciliation of differences.”

- Mikhail Gorbachev

By the numbers

  • For 25 years

    a man in India has been walking backwards to protest the regressive violence in his home country and promote world peace.

  • 526,000

    people die from armed violence every year, at an annual opportunity cost to the global economy of approximately $400 billion.

  • At least 2,700

    people are fleeing their homes to escape the escalating violence in rebel-held parts of Kachin State and northern Shan State, Myanmar, according to the United Nations.

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