It is our firm belief that genuine dialogue is essential for peaceful human coexistence and enables positive change. Addressing deeply rooted divisions and tensions, we have established programs to facilitate dialogue locally, nationally, regionally and internationally among groups from different countries, faiths and cultures. In this way we foster understanding and cooperation and support the development of community and civil society leaders for peace and justice. Adapting our approach according to various situations enables us to reach out to a wide range of actors in society.
International Dialogue Camp 2017
28 09 2017 |
"Interfaith Relations in a Troubled World"
September 28 - October 3, 2017
Dhour El Choueir- Lebanon
Extremism. Tolerance. Peace. Conflict. East. West. Apply now to learn about Who, What & How through interfaith dialogue!
For more info, check out the participants guidelines on:
14 08 2017 |
FDCD contributes in the success of Ensan Platform. It is a Syrian space that sheds the spotlight on humanitarian work, beat out of it, adopt humanitarian disciplines and values, and believes that humanitarian work has its main role in building a flexible and civilized society for the future Syria.
The platform is available only in Arabic for the current time: http://www.ensan.online/ar/
Peace Couples 2017
11 08 2017 |
After its initial success, ‘Peace Couples’ is back for the 2nd year. This year, FDCD has joined hands with ‘The Center for Mediation’ at the USJ and launched this year’s workshop under the banner of “The Role of Mediation in the Peaceful Resolution of Disputes” in the USJ campus in Sidon. The course is divided into five training sessions with a focus on mediation among family members to resolve disputes.
The first training session took off on...
Conference: Syrian Leaders for Peace building and Reconciliation
25 07 2017 |
7 years after the beginning of the crisis, Syrians have proven that they are eager for civil peace in their country. From all ages and backgrounds they stand in solidarity, transcending their sectarian, religious and political affiliations often armed only with their humanism to generate, plan and implement different initiatives.
They empower and train themselves and refine their skills before attracting various groups to participate in peacebuilding events and activities that promote...
Syrian Leaders: Peace is Possible Initiative
09 07 2017 |
The “Peace is Possible” initiative is based on the firm belief that young people can make a huge difference in the community. “Youth can do” is the slogan raised by the Junior Chamber International as part of its “Peace is Possible” campaign for 2017.
The Peace Academy was the first step of this initiative and the first of its kind in Aleppo. 30 volunteers aged between 18 and 25 years old and coming from different backgrounds graduated from this...
Cycle for Peace 2017
02 07 2017 |
FDCD with the collaboration of ‘Beirut by Bike’ and sponsored by ‘The Cycling Club’ organized a cycling rally from Sour to the South Border on Sunday July 2, 2017.
Over 100 cyclists gathered to support of “I cycle for Peace” in addition to more than 50 refugee children participated in this event.
Under the blazing July sun and across 40 KM of beautiful scenic Mediterranean terrain participants were challenged to this year’s rhetoric question, ...
Syrian Leaders: Draw and Smile Initiative
01 07 2017 |
A technical artistic initiative aimed to support war-affected children, immigrants, orphans, marginalized and sick people, Rasma and Basma used art for developmental ends and art therapy to convey messages of peace and preventing violence.
This initiative was implemented in Deir Atiya, Qalamoun, Damascus Countryside, Damascus, Lattakia and Banias, targeting children and youth from different communities, while taking into account the social diversity of the Syrian society.