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Letter Christmas Letter to Vice President Mike Pence 

In a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, leaders of Christian organizations, denominations, and relief agencies, call on the Trump administration to fully fund diplomatic, humanitarian, and peacebuilding assistance to communities across the globe affected by violent conflict.

Background Peacebuilding Case Study: Mali 

As violence and conflict continues in Mali, local peace builders focus on engaging minority voices to push for peace in the region. It is crucial for the U.S. to play a more constructive role in mitigating the violence.

Update Amid Crisis, Diplomatic Paralysis 

When he released President Trump’s budget blueprint in March, Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, boldy declared, “Make no mistake about it, this is a hard power budget, not a soft power budget. That is what the president wanted and that is what we gave him,”

Update 2017 Alliance for Peacebuilding Annual Conference  

Financing Peacebuilding Work: State of Foundation and Government Funding

Theo Sitther spoke at the 2017 Alliance for Peacebuilding Annual Conference on a panel titled Financing Peacebuilding Work: State of Foundation and Government Funding. Theo spoke about the outlook on U.S. government funding for peacebuilding and the need to lobby Congress to increase support for peacebuilding.

Letter Letter from 58 NGOs Calling for Targeted Economic Sanctions in Burma 

This is a letter from 58 NGOs Asking the Departments of State and Treasury to put targeted economic sanctions on Burma.

Letter Bill would prevent violence before it starts 

this letter to the editor thanks Senator Tillis for cosponsoring the Elie Wiesel Act and asks Senator Burr to cosponsor it.

Update U.S. Role in the World: Peaceful Engagement or Military Might? 

In the midst of efforts to radically reorganize the federal government, bolster military strength over diplomacy, development, and peacebuilding, Congress is pushing back.

Letter McHenry should sign on to Wiesel Act 

Representative McHenry should sign on to the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act for three reasons: it saves Americans money, it will protect the American people and it will help us avoid military intervention.

Update Continuing to Hold Kenya in the Light 

As Kenya prepares for its upcoming repeat presidential election, FCNL and American Friends hold Kenyan Friends in the Light and urge the United States and Kenyan governments to promote peaceful solutions.

FCNL in the News Corker should sign on to genocide bill 

Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee should sign on to the Elie Wiesel Act for three reasons: strong interagency coordination to prevent genocide and atrocities; it saves Americans money, and it protects our troops.

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