Indonesia - Community Peacebuilding Discussions
Indonesia. Madura island, East Java.
Closing a focus group discussion, the group from Malang with their facilitator Hikmah Bafagih (in green) prepare to present their ideas to the rest of the participants from other parts of the country. Here they consolidate their inputs on how they will serve as interlocutors on peace dialogue in their community.
The discussions were in the lead up to the International Peace Day commemoration in Madura island, East Java, with the President of Indonesia, co-hosted by UN Women and Wahid Foundation as part of the UN Women’s regional programme on preventing violent extremism in Asia. It is funded by the Government of Japan, and being implemented in Bangladesh and Indonesia.
Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown