Developing Ideas About Peace/Nonviolent Activism

Materials: A few copies of the questionnaire, a large piece of paper, markers


Exercise description

Divide the participants into smaller groups. Each group should talk through ideas for peace activism, across borders or in a single community, choose one and develop it so that they can answer the following questions:

Short description of the activity.

Who would be your allies and who would be your adversaries?

What would you need to realise this idea?

What are the risks involved?

Which preconditions need to be fulfilled?

What are the necessary steps that need to be taken? What obstacles need to be overcome?

After 40 minutes of small group work, there are presentations. After each presentation you should leave some time for questions from the rest of the group and the team of trainers..


Possible difficulties:

Workshop example:

Peace Activism and Nonviolent Action