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 ©