systematization | Development and Peace


Latin America: Telling the Leopard's Tale

April 30, 2013
Mary Durran, Latin America Programs Officer

“The story of Africa has been documented by the hunter, and not by the leopard,” said Portuguese academic, Boaventura de Sousa, who has called for history to be retold from the perspective of the victims of colonialism, genocide and unbridled capitalism.

Haiti: When sharing experiences strengthens civil society

April 18, 2013
Marie-Hélène Roy, Youth Officer

Since the earthquake of January 12, 2010, Development and Peace has been supporting a number of reconstruction projects put forward by various Haitian civil society partners. So, after more than three years, where are we in this extremely complex process of rebuilding a society that was already socio-economically vulnerable and whose weakness was exacerbated even further as a result of this natural disaster?