Many Dominicans live in countries affected by war, conflicts and violence. In Burundi, Colombia, the Philippines, Democratic Republic of Congo and Pakistan, just to name a few, Dominicans are involved in conflict resolution and peace-building processes. Dominicans for Justice and Peace is intent on supporting these efforts at the UN level by: 

  • addressing root causes of conflicts; 
  • denouncing human rights violations in states and regions in conflict; 
  • supporting victims of conflicts and; 
  • promoting concrete steps for peace building, such as the restoration and maintenance of security, the promotion of good governance and the improvement in the protection of vulnerable people. 

Top photo: In the street in Central African Republic ©
Side photo: Children in a peace demonstration in Pakistan ©