Speaking as an NGO focused on development policy, we are unfortunately forced to concede that, despite all the successes of program work on the ground, we are losing the battle against global poverty and injustice and that environmental conflicts are on the rise. This realization prompted Fastenopfer to open up to new strategic approaches that are intended to counter systemic crises with systemic approaches.
by Diana Quick
A shared statement by peacebuilding organizations
International Day of Peace, 21 September 2018
Elections are an important mechanism in democratic and peace processes. Their purpose is to provide citizens with an opportunity to choose freely their political leaders and allocate power peacefully. However, underlying tensions in a society and high-stake competition can also result in violent and fraudulous elections. Based on its mandate in peace, development and democracy promotion, FDFA is supporting countries in a democratic transition as they address the challenge of holding elections.
A challenge for Human Security