Countering Conflict, Promoting Peace
Inaccurate ideas of who we are and where we come from can be the cause of major divisions in society. Providing accurate and countering false information can help to avoid and resolve conflict.
Building Global Minds
Building educational strategies that connect people together using familiar ideas and relationships can help individuals adopt positive, empowering and inclusive self-concepts.
Advancing the Human Sciences
By innovating the interdisciplinary theory that describes how identities function, our tools for engaging and positively transforming identities can be even more effective.
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.