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    Evacuating eligible Afghans who worked for the US government and the international community to the third country.

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    The Interview Project

    We interview young people who formerly embraced extremist ideology and became misguided foot soldiers for groups such as the Taliban, Al-Shabaab and ISIS

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    Communication and Dialogue

    We aim to provide tools to help build a bridge where major security issues such as extremism, radicalization, social injustices are properly communicated and taken care of before it leads to violence.

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    High-Level Advocacy

    Rise to Peace gathers renowned experts to explore the genesis of global radicalization and how to counter the rise of violent extremist ideology

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    Education Development

    Our objective is to effectively examine the problems and effectively reinforce the volume to address the key drivers to extremism.

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Although we live in dangerous times, rife with both international and domestic terrorism, there is hope and there is a clear path towards peace – that road is education and Rise to Peace helps to build that path one person at a time.

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We implement localized educational projects available to all members of civil society that focus on objectives of kindness, rather than division and hate.

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Rise to Peace holds copyright to all videos of the #AfghanEvac from August 2021. Any interested journalists and agencies, please reach out to us here or at our email hello@risetopeace.org for release of the clips.

Our colleagues had the opportunity to hear from a few youngsters last year in #Kabul. Their message was/is short and clear: young lives are at risk and the international community can help.

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Kabul airport chaos through Afghan children’s eyes. 1/2 #Afghanistan #kabul

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3 comments

  • Joao Nuno Assuncao August 19, 2021   Reply →

    Hello, I’m a portuguese journalist and would like to record an online interview with one of your members who are now in Cabul.
    Please get in touch.
    Best!

  • Cecile McPherson August 20, 2021   Reply →

    Hi, hope you’re keeping well. My name is Cecile and I am a journalist at the European Broadcasting Union in Washington. We work with public service broadcasters around the world to help them find videos and images to broadcast. Is this your video? https://twitter.com/risetopeace/status/1428746634826067971 If so, would you grant us permission to use it in broadcast and online player with a courtesy to you as per news-exchange.ebu.ch/clearance, please? Thanks & take care

  • Sue Marcus August 27, 2021   Reply →

    I live near the Dulles Expo Center. I am sorry that I cannot donate time-feeling stretched by other volunteer commitments–though we have Stuff, I can buy Stuff, and I can donate the ever versatile $$.

    Yours in peace, Sue Marcus

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