Peace: There are many definitions of peace, but all of them are rooted in notions of individual flourishing, cooperation, mutual respect, and justice. It is one thing for children to be healthy, but an ideal world would foster children who are also peaceful—children who have the capacity for empathy, respect for others, commitment to fairness, and trust in relationships with other people. Read more about the definition of Peace.
Peacebuilding is the process of resolving conflict and establishing sustainable peace in a manner that maximizes justice, equality and harmony (AÇEV, 2012). It is important to note that peace building extends beyond prevention of violence. Peacebuilding is multidimensional, with legal, cultural, political, medical and socio-economic elements (Galgung, 1969). Read more about the process of peacebuilding.
Peacemaking is the process of reducing direct violence through conflict resolution and other non-violence means; it is temporally and spatially constrained by the situation-a reaction in response to the threat or the anticipation of violence (MacNair, 2003). Peace building refers to the process of reducing structural violence; it has a proactive focus with an emphasis on the development of an effective infrastructure to sustain social justice, healthcare and economic development.
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