Rare rapid-response humanitarian program around conflict.

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Central Asian journalists join efforts to prevent the spread of violent extremism

October 3, 2018
European Union

Journalists are making joint-efforts towards preventing the spread of violent extremism and terrorism in Central Asia. The first regional innovation laboratory “STORYCRAFT – Innovate. Play. Engage.” that was held in Bishkek on the 24th to 26th of September, demonstrated that the path to greater stability and peace in Central Asia is best supported by cross-national cooperation on all levels of society.

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U.S. Funding Works to Prevent Violence in Kenya

July 24, 2018
Friends Committee on National Legislation

The United States government plays a vital role in preventing and mitigating violence through smart investments in peacebuilding initiatives around the world. In Kenya, for example, during the 2017 elections, investments through USAID’s Complex Crises Fund helped to prevent an outbreak of violence. Past elections in Kenya have been fraught with violence, particularly in 2007 when 1,300 people were killed and 600,000 displaced.