Want to Build a Powerful, Effective and Sustainable Peace Movement?

You have to do it from the ground-up!

We are on it. We have 181 Interfaith Peacemaker Teams with 20 religious leaders in each (clergy and lay, women and men) in each in Bangladesh, Nigeria, Sri Lanka and Uganda.

Omnia's Impact

3800

Trained Leaders

184

Active IP Teams

60%

IP Teams led by Women

85

On-going Actions

Featured Video:              
Soraya Deen on Dismantling Patriarchy

Speaking at the Parliament of the World's Religions on October 17, 2021, Ms. Soraya Deen, OMNIA's Coordinator for Women's Initiatives and Partnerships challenges participants to Dismantle Patriarchy. This is an important part of OMNIA's broader effort at Dismantling Supremacies.

Interfaith Peacemaker Teams

IP Teams are mostly located in so-called “marginalized” communities. However, the Teams have attracted a variety of influential and professional leaders.
● Clergy and Lay Religious Leaders
● Key Women’s Groups and Leaders
● Politicians. Civil Servants and Community Leaders
● Professionals such as professors, lawyers, NGO executives.

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Interfaith Peacemaker team training in Kandy, Sri Lanka

Latest Posts

Contextual Leadership
OMNIA: A Lego-like Platform for Building a Global Movement for Peace

OMNIA training provides Peacemaker Teams a Lego-like platform on which they can build whatever they like.

Shanta Premawardhana
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Peacemaking
The "Worth It" Argument

Madeline Albright's "worth it" comment, Patriarch Kiril's justification war and Pope Francis' repudiation of Just War.

Shanta Premawardhana
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Peacemaking
A Crazy Idea: Abolish War?

Social movements begin with crazy ideas. Their success depended on supporting structures, like the IP Teams.

Shanta Premawardhana
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Make Peace Work

Interfaith Peacemaker Teams engage the best resources within every community to help turn the tide of extremist violence to create a new season of peaceful cooperation. You can become a team member - through your voice, your involvement, and your financial support!
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