What Can We Do to Take a Step towards Reconciliation?

Materials: Flipchart paper, markers


Exercise description

Step 1. Split into groups based on home countries and prepare wall newspapers about: “What can we do to take a step towards reconciliation?”

Step2. Presentations of wall newspapers from small groups.

Step 3.The wall newspapers from all the groups are put up where everyone can see them. People from other groups go up to the newspapers they did not work on and add points with a different coloured pen. Specifically, their task is to add to the wall newspapers what they think would also need to be done in those communities.

Step 4. Presentation of the additions, comments and remarks.

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45-90 min


This is a variation of the exercise “A Fair Relationship towards the Past” (see Dealing with the Past).

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