Empowering Peaceful Religious Communities

While not itself a religious organization, ICRD builds the skills, capacity, and ranks of women and men peacebuilders of all faiths to address the root causes of identity-based conflict and violent extremism in their communities.

Our approach works. After two decades of direct engagement, ICRD is a preferred partner among government, civil society, and grassroots organizations for conducting trainings, developing local networks, and facilitating multi-track initiatives to resolve many of the critical crises affecting the globe today.
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Including the Exclusivists?

March 9, 2018
ICRD Update: March 8, 2018 This month, ICRD hosted a panel discussion at American University titled, "Religion and CVE: Including the Exclusivists?", which discussed the role of...

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