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Great Lakes Peacebuilding Institute

PO Box 1470, Bujumbura, Burundi

glpeacebuildinginstitute@gmail.com

+257 76 94 1981

© 2019 by GLPI. 

Learning Resources

REFLECTIVE PEACEBUILDING: A PLANNING, MONITORING,

AND LEARNING TOOLKIT

This toolkit was written by John Paul Lederach, Reina Neufeldt, and Hal Culbertson, and published by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Catholic Relief Services. This toolkit focuses on the importance of reflection and learning before, during, and after the implementation of peacebuilding programs. This toolkit is available both in English and French. French translation was done with the help of Mennonite Central Committee.

WHEN YOU ARE THE PEACEBUILDER: STORIES AND REFLECTIONS ON PEACEBUILDING FROM AFRICA

This book was written by Babu Ayindo, Sam Gbaydee Doe, and Janice Jenner and published with the help of the United States Institute of Peace. This text uses stories, fables, proverbs and parables to address topics such as identity, power, justice, nonviolence, transformation and reconciliation. This is a great resource because it is written by Africans and communicates essential values and concepts of peacebuilding. This book is available both in English and French. French translation was done with the help of Mennonite Central Committee.

INFRASTRUCTURES FOR PEACE IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

The editors of this book are Mediel Hove from University of Zimbabwe and Geoff Harris from International Center of Nonviolence (ICON). This book was published with the help of Springer, ICON, and Durban University of Technology. This book documents the experience and potential of nonviolence in post-independence sub-Saharan Africa and the persuasive case for development of various peace infrastructures in order to make peace sustainable. Chapters 8 and 10 of this book are contributed by Dr. Mulanda Jimmy Juma, who is one of the facilitators for GLPI's October 2019 Institute. He wrote about the local peace committees (LPCs) and election violence in Burundi and about the African experience of implementing peace clubs in schools. This book is available only in English.