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With gratitude and sadness we bid farewell to the founder of our foundation Dr. Dirk Heinrichs May 7, 1925 - September 12, 2020Read more

Project Presentation

The Women's Collective from Matagalpa in Nicaragua

The "Colectivo de Mujeres de Matagalpa" could hardly be more versatile. It offers other women in remote villages a large number of support and educational opportunities. What make it so special are the participatory approach and a debating theatre, which has set a precedent. Read more

Our Project Partners, Shortlist and Peace Award Winners

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Name Year Topic Area
Vilma Nuñez 2019 Americas
Olga Karatch 2019 Europe
Women Wage Peace 2019 Human Rights, Conflict Resolution Middle East
SOHRAM Casra - Conflict Resolution, Human Rights, Social Justice Europe
Colectivo de Mujeres de Matagalpa - Americas
STEPS 2019 Social Justice, Participation in Society Africa
Afghanistan Libre 2019 Education, Human Rights Asia
Centro de los Trabajadores del Campo 2019 Participation in Society, Social Justice Americas
Centro Fray Juan de Larios 2019 Human Rights Americas
Junior Nzita 2017 Conflict Resolution, Human Rights Africa
Pauline Tangiora 2017 Integrity of Creation, Participation in Society Australia and Oceania
Addiopizzo 2017 Social Justice Europe
adopt a revolution 2015
audatio Farah Abdi 2015 Participation in Society, Human Rights Europe
adopt a revolution 2015 Human Rights Europe, Middle East
Mary Montague 2015 Conflict Resolution Europe
Church & Peace - Conflict Resolution Europe
From the Files onto the Stage - Peace Research Europe
MHOLA - Mama's Hope Organization for Legal Assistance - Human Rights, Social Justice Africa
Youth on the World - Education Africa, Europe
Center Fenix - Participation in Society, Social Justice Europe
CINTRAS - Participation in Society, Social Justice Americas
CIM - Participation in Society, Social Justice Europe
RAND - Regional Address for Nonviolent Action - Conflict Resolution Europe
INTeRo Centar - Conflict Resolution, Human Rights Europe
gewaltfrei handeln - Education, Conflict Resolution Europe
Breaking the Silence - Human Rights Middle East
Natalia Sarapura 2013 Integrity of Creation, Conflict Resolution Americas
Insan Dost Association 2013 Human Rights, Social Justice Asia
Andreas and Anna von Bernstorff 2013 Integrity of Creation Europe
Vahidin Omanovic 2011 Conflict Resolution Europe
You always have a choice 2011 Education, Participation in Society Europe
Shreen Abdul Saroor 2011 Conflict Resolution, Human Rights Asia
Susan Gilbey 2009 Human Rights Australia and Oceania
animus und Pulse 2009 Participation in Society, Human Rights, Social Justice Europe
Bishop Rubin Phillip 2009 Participation in Society, Human Rights, Social Justice Africa
Bassam Aramin 2007 Conflict Resolution Middle East
Conciudidania 2007 Conflict Resolution Americas
Wolfgang Kessler 2007 Human Rights, Social Justice Europe
Roswitha Jarman 2005 Conflict Resolution Europe
Barbara Gladysch 2005 Conflict Resolution Europe
Interfaith Mediation Center 2005 Conflict Resolution Africa
Wassilij Borisowitsch Nesterenko 2005 Integrity of Creation Europe
Sr. Weronika Sakowska 2003 Education, Social Justice Africa
Parents Circle Families Forum 2003 Conflict Resolution Middle East
Hans Earl of Sponeck 2003 Conflict Resolution Europe


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