Ethnic Integration and Reconciliation
In Colombia, Partners and Partners Colombia are working with the Wayuu indigenous group and local government officials to strengthen their traditional justice system and their access to the formal justice system.
The EU and the Hungarian Government have funded this project to increase the number of young Roma media professionals and reduce prejudice and bias.
Partners has worked for several years to improve Roma conditions in Hungary through cooperative planning, advocacy and mediation processes.
In order to reduce local ethnic tensions and include minority perspectives in governance, Partners-Czech urged government officials to create new Roma advisory positions in government.
After an initially successful temporary cooperative planning process that renovated a crumbling neighborhood, Partners-Hungary continued to work with local officials and community members to improve Roma conditions.
Partners helped build the organizational and leadership capacity of a prominent Afghan diaspora organization in California.
Partners' support for the Roma community center will help improve the socio-economic conditions of the politically marginalized group in Hungary.
Partners developed and implemented a youth-oriented educational series in schools across the country to promote inclusion and acceptance.
To mitigate group distrust and animosity, Partners coordinated several roundtables to promote open, public discussion about community issues among often these antagonistic ethnic groups.
After garnering local support for the initiative, Partners-Czech led communication skill-building workshops in order to promote Roma-Czech dialogue and improve relations.
Partners supported a government initiative to improve the conditions of Roma communities by leading several training programs with organizations, leaders and community members at the forefront of this crucial program.
Partners, with the support of the World Bank, developed a cooperative planning initiative to help Georgian communities deal with the influx of internally displaced people and address their needs appropriately.
Pioneer of ADR in Serbia selected as Partners Leadership Fellow
Partners addressed rampant poverty and unemployment among the Roma populations in three cities of Bulgaria through an inter-ethnic and multi-sector cooperation initiative.
Partners helped strengthen local capacity and bolster inter-ethnic interaction to promote more sustainable conflict management and community development among the Roma populations in Slovakia.
Partners help to develop Conciliation Commissions for ethnic conflict prevention and management between the Roma and other ethnic groups in Slovakia.
Supporting Roma integration in the Czech Republic through encouraging participation and conflict resolution.
Partners helped bring down the wall in the town of Usti nad Labem, literally and figuratively, where Roma citizens faced serious discrimination and alienation in their own country.
Partners founded Partners-Kosovo in spring 2001 and established a community-based mediation service to resolve local disputes and assist in stabilizing the province.
Partners-Kosova successfully utilizes its mediation model in dealing with “blood feuds,” or revenge killings that have been a traditional part of Kosovar society and culture for centuries.