Promoting Peaceful Co-existence in Pakistan

Promoting Peaceful Co-existence in Pakistan

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CWS-P/A, in partnership with four ani civil society organizationsimplementing partners, is working to promote peaceful coexistence, mutual understanding and respect among religious minorities and the Muslim majority in Pakistan.  By implementing various activities, CWS-P/A and its partners will develop and strengthen networks and support nascent organizations that promote a more tolerant, plural and peaceful society.  They will also work with local leaders of all faiths to identify concrete activities and community development initiatives that can be undertaken on an interfaith basis, so as to improve the lives of Pakistanis in need.

Duration of the project January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2013
Program Area Capacity Building Program (CBP)
Thematic Area(s) Peace and Governance
Cross Cutting Themes Interfaith Harmony
Implementation areas (Districts) Sindh and Punjab Provinces, Pakistan
Total Beneficiaries
  • 500 local religious leaders
  • 60 community youth leaders
  • 125 provincial/national-level parliamentarians, ministers and senior bureaucrats
  • 75 journalists
Description of Beneficiaries
  • Religious leaders, Community youth leaders, provincial/national-level parliamentarians, ministers and senior bureaucrats, journalists, religious minorities and local communities
Type of Intervention

Trainings, Exposure visits, Policy dialogues, interactive theatre, advocacy campaigns, radio talk-shows and seminars

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