Durable Peace Program

Durable Peace Program
Durable Peace Program

Project Goal

“To contribute to lasting peace, security, stability and sustainable development in Myanmar”.

Specific Objectives

  1. Durable Solutions and Community Resilience
    Displaced and conflict affected women and men have better access to information, services and resources supporting durable solutions and community resilience.
  2. Livelihoods and income
    Displaced and conflict-affected women and men have improved access to appropriate value-adding livelihood pathways and land tenure security.
  3. Peacebuilding and social cohesion
    Women and men are better equipped and have increased opportunities to engage in peace initiatives and build social cohesion
  4. Gender equity and prevention of GBV
    Improved women’s empowerment for social, political and economic action and reduction in GBV
  5. Deepening Expertise
    Civil society in Kachin and Northern Shan deepen their existing expertise on technical thematic areas, become more innovative and responsive, and further develop institutionally.

Core Activities

  1. Paralegal supports and referrals
  2. Supporting provision and IDP ownership of basic infrastructure
  3. Research, analysis and policy engagement relevant to the outcome area
  4. Provision of material and financial inputs to support business start-ups and/or strengthen existing livelihoods activities
  5. Mapping of and skills support for existing dispute resolution mechanisms within IDP camps and conflict-affected communities
  6. Community mass meetings, interfaith dialogues, exposure trips and other activities to encourage dialogue and interaction between communities, youth and ethnic/ religious/ political leaders
  7. Supporting trauma/distress healing, therapy and counseling individually, within social groups, within communities and between communities
  8. Ongoing skills development and mentoring for Track 2 peacebuilders
  9. Provision of timely and appropriate information on peace process to keep IDPs informed

Project Areas

Kachin and Northern Shan State (Myitkyina, Waimaw, Hpakant, Chiphwi, Bhamo, Moe mauk, Mansi, Shwegu, Moegaung, Moe Nyin,Puta- O, Kutkai )