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Bridging Peace and Planet

We are looking for ideas that bridge between planet and peace, benefitting both communities and our planet by utilizing peacebuilding, cooperation and coexistence.

The global population is increasing at a rate that places immense strain on our world’s resources. When encountering scarcity, communities around the world rely on cooperation and partnership to prevent conflict.

Resource-poor areas, often found in the global south, bear much of this burden of scarcity and distress, but developed nations will soon feel these pressures as well. The need for dialogue, resource management and resilience is great, and opportunity abounds for both prevention and response.

To further clarify this Opportunity Area, here is an example of an initiative aligned with bridging peace and planet: The Sri Lankan Government builds a program to bolster water security in postwar recovery. Note that this example is not meant to be limiting, and successful proposals might look very different. Instead, it offers a tangible case that represents bridging work across these topics.

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Improving security and life quality of social leaders with a mobile app and an offline program providing selfcare and security protocols.

Improving security and life quality of social leaders with a mobile app and an offline program providing selfcare and security protocols.

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Provide sufficient  safe drinking water  supply to tens of thousands, villages hard-hit by severe water crisis in post war ravaged N.Uganda

Provide sufficient safe drinking water supply to tens of thousands, villages hard-hit by severe water crisis in post war ravaged N.Uganda

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A model of intentional co-location and active engagement between a synagogue, church, mosque, and interfaith center in America's Heartland.

A model of intentional co-location and active engagement between a synagogue, church, mosque, and interfaith center in America's Heartland.

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EARTH REQUIEM brings powerful art and activism to the public to reflect on religion and coexistence for a common goal: Saving the planet.

EARTH REQUIEM brings powerful art and activism to the public to reflect on religion and coexistence for a common goal: Saving the planet.

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