Peace Corps partnership seeks to enhance project capacity

      By Ellina Kushnir, RI Staff and Scott Kumis, Peace Corps Partnership Manager Last year, Rotary International and Peace Corps, formalized a service partnership to help enhance our club and district service activities locally and around the world. Peace Corps sends U.S. citizens abroad to help tackle the most pressing needs around the … More Peace Corps partnership seeks to enhance project capacity

Creating sustainable peace

By Rebecca Crall, Area of Focus Manager, Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution Building sustainable peace projects requires holistic thinking and a community-driven approach.  Rotarians are uniquely positioned to foster healthy, resilient and more peaceful communities. Violent conflict can devastate a country’s society, economy and political governance. Coordinating projects that prevent or resolve conflict requires a tailored, … More Creating sustainable peace

Fostering peace through Rotary Friendship Exchange

By Daniel Dumitras, Rotary Club of Timisoara Ripensis, Romania, and participant in a Rotary Friendship Exchange visit to District 5110, USA I love watching movies. Through movies, you can meet new people, places, and learn new facts. One of my favorite quotes comes from the movie Casablanca: “I think this is the beginning of a … More Fostering peace through Rotary Friendship Exchange

Join my quest for peace

By Past District Governor Anton Polsterer, District 1910; Past Chair of Intercountry Committees worldwide I want to share my experience in a multi country district afflicted by war, specifically civil war, and how Rotarians and Rotary clubs can help reestablish mutual understanding and goodwill. Our efforts can help heal the wounds caused by political and … More Join my quest for peace

Rotary members are committed to creating a peaceful world

By Azka Asif, RI Programs Staff Millions of people all over the world are currently displaced by armed conflict or persecution. In fact, 90% of casualties in armed conflicts are civilians, half of which are children. Through service projects and Rotary programs, the Rotary family is committed to pursuing projects that address the structural causes … More Rotary members are committed to creating a peaceful world