MBB Partners with Washington & Jefferson College

2015 group shot trauma infomed curriculum

Focusing on the intersection between Conflict Transformation and Trauma,  MBB is developing a Trauma Informed Peace Building (TIP) Curriculum that can be integrated into Peacebuilding, Development, Health, Livelihoods and Education programs.  Like most of MBB’s work, it is the product of a multidisciplinary, multinational, multicultural team of practitioners. This research and practice based training is […]

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MBB’s Peace Maker of the Year Award goes to Mary Montague!


Mary Montague is the recipient of the MBB Peace Maker of the Year award which was presented at the Congress in Bucharest, Romania. Courage, caring and commitment exemplify her work in Northern Ireland for the last 20 years. Congratulations to Mary! We are honored to partner with you  and thrilled that you are part of our […]

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MBB’s 2015 Congress was a success!


 There were exciting workshops, wonderful speakers, a number of sponsors and partners! All agree that the 7th MBB Congress in Romania was a unique experience. For more information click HERE. Over 200 hundred mediators and peacebuilders from around the globe gathered for this exciting event! Participants developed their skills, networked with like-minded professionals and continued building […]

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MBB partnered with S.T.A.R.S. of Romania for Congress

Madalina Calcan 02-09-15

The 7th MBB Congress was organized with partnership and support from Romanian organization STARS: Social Training and Antreprenorial Research Society. The MBB Congress was located in Bucharest, Romania on April 23-25, 2015. Madalina Calcan, Vice-President and arbitrator at S.T.A.R.S. sat on the MBB’s Congress Working Group, (chaired by US-based MBB member, Dana Moldovan). In addition […]

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Building Sustainable Peace in Sierra Leone


As the Co-leader of the MBB Sierra Leone Project, Loretta Raider  is adamant about local peacebuilding responses to the current Ebola outbreak and the country’s recent 11-year civil war. We recently caught up with Loretta, and her call to action for support of activities in Sierra Leone testifies to the immediate opportunity to heal wounds […]

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MBB Peacebuilding in South Sudan

Refugees arriving the camp 01-20-15

MBB’s newest project team is heading to the Republic of South Sudan to assess whether MBB can serve the world’s newest nation, building resilience to its trauma and strengthening its ability to emerge from brutal violence. In mid-2014, MBB was approached by a South Sudanese undergraduate student in neighboring Kenya. He and some friends had recently […]

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Doug Noll and the Prison of Peace Project 


Douglas Noll, Esq is a man of many talents who has a passion for social justice and peacemaking. Doug is also a seasoned international mediator and trainer from California and a founding member of MBB. Doug was recently honored as an Encore Fellow from Encore.org for significant work contributed in the world after 60 years of […]

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Climate Change Team at COP 20 in Lima Peru!

Mark and Suzi at COP 20 12-05-14

MBB’s Climate Change team continues to promote peaceful resolution of climate conflict. The team is in Lima Peru for the UNFCCC COP 20/CMP10 climate change negotiations.  Please view the link HERE and below for an interview with the Climate Change team members Mark Kirwin, Suzi Norbeck and Gregg Walker. The team continues to meet with […]

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