Countering Conflict, Promoting Peace
OICD tools work to increase the number of ways people can express their social and ethnic identities, an approach proven to reduce conflict and power cohesion.
A Common Human Diversity
OICD perspectives introduce ideas of common human heritage and culture as a means to assist positive, inclusive, potential-realizing identities.
Advancing the Human Sciences
OICD experts advance our understanding of how identities function and develop tools for engaging and positively transforming identities.
Identity is a core issue for peacebuilding work, but also a veryPhil Vernon, Director of Programmes, International Alert, London, UK
complex one. What I found interesting and relevant about the
OICD approach is the way it combines a high level conceptual
model with practical application.