Local Capacity for Peace

Communal tension are always covertly present in most of the intervention areas of CNI SBSS, viz. Odisha, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, and Assam are the few areas where religion based communal tensions tend to occur at any time. In spite of the constitutional safeguards and the plethora of laws in India, violence against religious minorities continues to increase at an alarming level. Community tensions or conflicts triggered by external forces can jeopardize all developmental efforts. In this regard “Local Capacities for Peace” or “Do No Harm” approach framework is a comprehensive tool to take up situational analysis of the context of issues and find out options for alternative interventions in the project area. It also strengthens the Planning Monitoring and Evaluation systems to address issues of rising issues during program management.

For propagation of the misconceptions and violence the youth are the easy tool used by different institutions. Therefore, LCP  is now focusing on mobilizing the youth as peace ambassadors and development agents to build a counter culture of cooperation and cohesive communities.

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