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THE PEACE MANAGEMENT INITIATIVE EAST

The Peace Management Initiative (PMI) was established in 2002 and uses alternative dispute resolution methodologies to treat with communIty based violence. 

 

Using their Community Transformation Model, PMI:

 

  • Interrupts community violence to create safer communities  

  • Brings about healing and reconciliation through community-building activities 

  • Engages community governance structures to further community development 

  • Increases community sufficiency through sustainable economic activity 

 

The PMI Methodology :

PMI uses the following four-pronged strategy to comprise their holistic violence prevention methodology: 

  • Mediation and dispute resolution    

  • Counselling and therapy for people affected by violence   

  • Mainstreaming unattached youth    

  • Community takes ownership and builds a culture of peace 

 

Contact the Peace Management Initiative:

22 Melmac Avenue, 

Kingston 5 

Tel. (876) 754-5622 Fax (876) 754-5808 (876) 929-0671 

Email: peace_management@yahoo.com

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INSPIRE

INSPIRE is a multi-agency approach for a coordinated response to end violence against children. It consists of a technical package to guide policy and promote action. The acronym stands for: 

  • Implementation and enforcement of laws 

  • Norms and values Safe environments 

  • Parent and caregiver support 

  • Income and economic strengthening 

  • Response and support services 

  • Education and life skills 

VPA identifies the operationalizing of these strategies as best practices. It is primarily used in the delivery of workshops amongst at-risk youth and communities.

THE CAMPBELL COLLABORATION

The Campbell Collaboration is an international social science research network that produces high quality, open and policy-relevant evidence syntheses, plain language summaries and policy briefs. The VPA utilizes their approaches, primarily the systematic reviews of Crime and Justice to incorporate better evidence for a better world.