Community Action and Peace-building: Mechanisms for Addressing Difference

(Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2002)

Allowed 100 community leaders to consider strategies for effective community action in relation to such subjects as young people, victims, human rights, cross-border cooperation, single identity work, and peace-building in areas of tension.


Youk Chhang, Director, Documentation Center of Cambodia


Snjezana Kovacevic, Program Director, Centre for Peace, Nonviolence and Human Rights, Croatia
Branka Kaselj, Director, Centre for Peace, Non-Violence and Human Rights, Croatia

Northern Ireland 

Avila Kilmurray, Director, Northern Ireland Voluntary Trust
Paddy Sloan, Chief Executive, Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission
Michael Morrissey, Lecturer in Social Policy, University of Ulster; Chair of the Urban Institute in Belfast, Northern Ireland
Mary Lynch, Regional Manager, PRONI Institute of Social Education

United States

Sara Zucker, Director, Project on Justice in Times of Transition, Harvard University
Billy Robinson, Director, Counteract
James Cooney, Executive Director, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University

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