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Peacemaking
"When Will They Ever Learn?"

The lesson from Afghanistan is that war does not work. It is about time that we discarded that ancient strategy.

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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Contextual Leadership
Rev. Sathian Kadirgamar Receives 2021 Peacemaker of the Year Award (Sri Lanka)

OMNIA's Peacemaker of the Year (Sri Lanka) is Rev. Sathian Kadirgamar, who organized IP Teams in Sri Lanka's North and East.

Shanta Premawardhana
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Leadership
On Becoming an Anti-Supremacist Organization

Following the conversations on dismantling supremacies OMNIA's Advisory Board recommended....

Shanta Premawardhana
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Contextual Leadership
Strategies for Dismantling Patriarchy -- March 2021

Notes from the conversation on Strategies for Dismantling Patriarchy, February -- March 2021

Shanta Premawardhana
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Contextual Leadership
Dismantling Supremacies -- October 2020

A summary of series of conversations on Dismantling Supremacies held Oct. 2020

Shanta Premawardhana
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Contextual Leadership
An Emerging New Reality -- Tuesday Talks, June 2020

OMNIA held a series of conversations on the Signs of an Emerging New Reality, one year ago.

Shanta Premawardhana
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Disease
"Food is the Pathway to Peace" - OMNIA's Contributions

“If Covid doesn’t kill them, hunger will,” - Rev. David Das, the General Secretary of the National Council of Churches of...

Shanta Premawardhana
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Disaster
IP Teams Prepare Communities for Covid 19

In Africa, people live in close proximity to each other. Many of our Interfaith Peacemaker Teams are in marginalized...

Shanta Premawardhana
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Human Rights
Bishop Younan Named Recipient of the Kenneth W. Bensen Award

Rt. Rev. Dr. Munib Younan, Bishop Emeritus of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jordan and the Holy Land will be this year’s...

Shanta Premawardhana
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Disaster
Update on OMNIA's Covid-19 Response

Can the pandemic be an opportunity to begin new dialogue with those with extremist views, since we now face a common viral...

Shanta Premawardhana
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Human Rights
Rev. Punitharajah Enoch, OMNIA Leader in Sri Lanka, Dies

OMNIA mourns the loss of Rev. Punitharaja Enoch. He was one of OMNIA’s Interfaith Peacemaker Team leaders in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

Kumara Illangasinghe
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