Sustaining peace at the local level

How to strengthen social cohesion at the Mauritania-Mali border

In Bassikounou district, committees and networks of women and youth are important resources for building social cohesion.
Village committee meeting with UN agencies.

A “peace lens”

Village committee meeting.
UN agencies work together to create peaceful solutions for the people of Mauritania, and the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund has given US$3 million to make this proposal a reality.
To reduce the risk of radicalisation of youth and communities, UNDP offers trainings and forums to strengthen their ability to prevent and respond to violent extremism. Photo: Freya Morales for UNDP, Youth Center in Noukchott.
Photo Freya Morales for UNDP.

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