Project profile — Building Tomorrow’s Peace Camp: Coexistence Through Multi-Ethnic Collaboration



Overview 

CA-3-P011084001
$436,829
2022-03-18 - 2024-04-30
Operational
Global Affairs Canada
IFM International Security

Country / region 

• Middle East, regional (100.00%)

Sector 

• Conflict Prevention And Resolution, Peace And Security: Civilian peace-building, conflict prevention and resolution (15220) (100.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)

Description 

This project seeks to revitalize a diverse grassroots peace movement in Israel by building common interest, strengthening coexistence, raising awareness and empowering members of the Haredi, Arab, Mizrahi, Ethiopian and Russian speaking (HAMER) communities. Project activities include: (1) activating and capacity building HAMER community members to be advocates for multicultural cooperation and coexistence; (2) activating social media influencers and journalists to promote the brand of multicultural cooperation; and (3) training and supporting Arab women local council members and candidates to work with other HAMER women.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes of this project include: (1) increased collaboration and cooperation by HAMER community members who are actively working towards political consensus building in support of a just, comprehensive and lasting peace in the Middle East; (2) strengthened narratives in the media to support and promote HAMER cooperation; and (3) increased cooperation among women local council members and candidates from HAMER communities

Results achieved 

Results achieved as of March 2023 include: (1) launched two nationwide media campaigns to promote solidarity; (2) published eight articles related to multiethnic cooperation; and (3) held a national conference on community inclusion and peacebuilding that attracted 200 participants.

Budget and spending 


Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $43,682
Transactions
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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