World Vision International (WVI)

Relief, Development and Advocacy

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Inspired by our Christian values, World Vision is dedicated to working with the world's most vulnerable people. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.

  • Civil Society
  • Community Conflict Resolution
  • Coordination of International Assistance
  • DDR
  • Economic Foundations for Growth and Development
  • Employment Generation
  • Financial Transparency and Accountability
  • Gender
  • Humanitarian Assistance
  • Humanitarian Protection
  • Local Governance
  • Mine Action
  • Physical Infrastructure and Reconstruction

Economic Foundations for Growth and Development

World Vision is child-focused and community-based in our approach to peacebuilding and stresses integration of peacebuilding in all programmes.
Other
  • Capacity and development training
  • Financial support
  • Policy advice
  • Project support services
  • Research and policy development
  • Technical assistance
Description of activities
Training in the use of conflict assessment tools and in practical skills for peacebuilding / Global
A range of peacebuilding programmes with an emphasis on enabling and enhancing the role of children and youth in peacebuilding, including children's peace clubs, peace education, etc. / Global, including Uganda, Sierra Leone, Colombia, Kosovo, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Cambodia, Philippines.
Financial support for peacebuilding programming and advocacy / Global
Their future in our hands’, a report from World Vision Africa, looks at how conflicts are affecting children in the Great Lakes Region of Africa. Focusing on the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, the study pays specific attention to children who are refuges, and those displaced within their own countries, and makes a series of recommendations for action by governments, NGOs and donors (published Dec 2006) - A Shared Future: Local Capacities for Peace in Community Development"; Michelle Garred, Editor, With Mohammed Abu-Nimer - This stimulating book chronicles World Vision's groundbreaking experiences and learnings in adapting LCP for long-term transformational development, as well as for enhancing how faith-based NGOs could work in multi-faith environments where religion can be either a divider or a connector in relationships. (published May 2006) - Grassroots efforts to prevent and resolve violence - This report is intended to stimulate debate about the power and possibility of grassroots peace-builders to make a lasting difference. It gathers peacebuilding experiences from six countries where World Vision works: Serbia and Montenegro (Kosovo), Colombia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Sierra Leone. (published June 2005) - Small Feet, Deep Prints: Young People Building Peace with World Vision East Africa - This report presents important learnings from East African children and young people who are contributing towards peace in their conflict-affected communities. With support from World Vision, these young people in Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia and Uganda have helped to transform their communities in small and big ways. (published June 2005)Their future in our hands’, a report from World Vision Africa, looks at how conflicts are affecting children in the Great Lakes Region of Africa. Focusing on the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, the study pays specific / Global
Context analysis tools, including Do No Harm / Local Capacities for Peace assessment (micro level), Integrated Peace & Development analysis (meso level) and Making Sense of Turbulent Context (macro level) / Global

Humanitarian Assistance

Community Conflict Resolution

Empowering children (and youth) as peacebuilders
Other
  • Capacity and development training
  • Technical assistance
Description of activities
Skill training in Do No Harm plus various conflict and context analysis tools / Global.
Integrating peacebuilding in the full range of sectoral and integrated thematic issues in community-based relief and development / Global.
Do No Harm framework to assess context and program interaction. iPAD framework for Integrating Peacebuilding and Development. MSTC (Making Sense of Turbulent Contexts) for macro level context analysis / Global.
  • Africa
    • Central Africa
      • Angola
      • Cameroon
      • Democratic Republic of the Congo
      • Chad
      • Central African Republic
    • Eastern Africa
      • Uganda
      • Mozambique
      • Kenya
      • Somalia
      • Sudan
      • Burundi
      • Rwanda
      • United Republic of Tanzania
      • Ethiopia
      • Zambia
      • Malawi
      • Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa
      • South Africa
      • Swaziland
      • Lesotho
      • Namibia
    • Western Africa
      • Ghana
      • Senegal
      • Liberia
      • Sierra Leone
      • Burkina Faso
      • Cote d’Ivoire
      • Mali
  • Asia
    • Central Asia
      • Uzbekistan
    • East Asia
      • Mongolia
      • Republic of Korea
      • China
      • Japan
      • Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
    • South Asia
      • Nepal
      • Afghanistan
      • India
      • Pakistan
      • Sri Lanka
      • Bangladesh
    • South East Asia
      • Cambodia
      • Indonesia
      • Philippines
      • Thailand
      • Myanmar
      • Singapore
      • Lao People’s Democratic Republic
      • Timor-Leste
      • Viet Nam
      • Malaysia
    • Western Asia
      • Armenia
      • Georgia
      • Lebanon
      • Azerbaijan
      • Cyprus
      • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Americas
    • Caribbean
      • Haiti
      • Dominican Republic
    • Central America
      • Costa Rica
      • Honduras
      • El-Salvador
      • Guatemala
      • Nicaragua
    • North America
      • Mexico
      • United States of America
      • Canada
    • South America
      • Argentina
      • Brazil
      • Chile
      • Bolivia
      • Colombia
      • Ecuador
      • Peru
  • Europe
    • Eastern Europe
      • Romania
      • Czech Republic
      • Russian Federation
    • Northern Europe
      • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
      • Finland
      • Ireland
    • Western Europe
      • France
      • Switzerland
      • Netherlands
      • Germany
    • Southern Europe
      • Montenegro
      • Albania
      • Bosnia and Herzegovina
      • Serbia
  • Oceania

Sierra Leone

Types of activity: 
Other
Other: 
Direct project implementation support
Description: 

Youth Reintegration Training and Education for Peace, DDR.

Burundi

Types of activity: 
Technical assistance
Other
Other: 
Direct project implementation support
Description: 

Do No Harm framework to assess context and program interaction; community level peacebuilding;

Sierra Leone

Types of activity: 
Other
Other: 
Direct project implementation support
Description: 

Youth Reintegration Training and Education for Peace, DDR.

Burundi

Types of activity: 
Technical assistance
Other
Other: 
Direct project implementation support
Description: 

Do No Harm framework to assess context and program interaction; community level peacebuilding;

World Vision International (WVI)
Chemin de la Tourelle 6
Geneva CH-1209
Non-governmental organisation
Monrovia, CA, USA
Other
23,000
Chemin de la Tourelle 6
Geneva CH-1209
Liaison Office

The main function of the Geneva Liaison Office is to network with and provide access to the UN and diplomatic community toward fulfilling World Vision's agenda in development, humanitarian affairs and specific issues, such as peacebuilding. WV is also active in a range of civil society organizations and networks including ICVA and the World Council of Churches.

Mr
Bill Lowrey
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Network

Partnership