2013-14 Annual Report

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INTERCHANGE ANNUAL REPORT 2013/14 Highlights of Our Work over the Fiscal Year (Please read below or download the PDF version by clicking here.) InterChange’s 2013-2014 fiscal year was one that brought great successes and also great sadness. In August 2013 we lost our dear friend Anne Goodman, President of InterChange, to cancer. Anne’s vision has […]

2012-13 Annual Report

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INTERCHANGE ANNUAL REPORT 2012/13 Highlights of Our Work over the Fiscal Year (Please read below or download the PDF version by clicking here.) InterChange’s 2012-2013 fiscal year saw a great deal of activity in solidarity across our many regions. The following present some of the highlights of the year: 2012 AGM ‘Remembering Partition: Dialogue for […]

2011-2012 President’s Report

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MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT (Please read below or download the PDF version by clicking here.) A concept I use extensively in my teaching and peacebuilding work is that of peace as a “process-structure”. I learned about this through the work of peacebuilding theorist and practitioner, John-Paul Lederach, who drew on ideas from quantum physics to […]

InterChange Newsletter – Everyone Can Be a Peacebuilder (November 2011)

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Welcome to the newest edition of InterChange’s newsletter!  Our theme this time is: Everyone Can Be a Peacebuilder. The articles in this edition emphasize that everyone has unique capacities; that problems can be opportunities; that we can help people see their work as peacebuilding and help them join the cause of peace; and that peacebuilding […]

Doing Peacebuilding Differently: The Nonviolent Communication Approach with Youth Groups in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

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SINCE 2001, September 7th precisely and barely 4 days before the tragic 9/11 episode, the city of Jos, the capital of Plateau State, has unfortunately had routine presence in the global news. The reoccurrence of the crisis in January 2010 changed the colour of attacks and sophistication employed by all the groups involved in the […]

Tor Iorappu, InterChange Board Member featured in Canadian newspaper

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On April 14, 2011, the Globe & Mail, a Canadian newspaper, featured an article about the situation in Jos, Nigeria, and the work being done by InterChange board member Tor Iorappu.  Titled “An island of sanity in Nigeria’s city of hate”, Tor is quoted in the article as saying: “the politicians here are not interested in […]