Purdue Peace Project


The Purdue Peace Project (PPP) convenes everyday citizens to help them address immediate threats of violence in their communities. We continually monitor and evaluate our projects to maximize our impact. Then, we share our experience and best practices with practitioners and scholars around the world.

The PPP is a university-based political violence prevention initiative that does peacebuilding work in fragile states and conducts research to advance knowledge about political violence prevention at the local, community level.

   The Purdue Peace Project is committed to:
    > Its data-driven, locally led approach to peacebuilding
    > Its evidence-based results in preventing political violence
    > Doing research and practice – and having impact in both areas

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     PPP Visits to El Salvador

In April and June 2017, PPP visited El Salvador to observe the work of the Comisión Interinstitucional, a local peace committee convened through the support of PPP. During both visits PPP team members witnessed the development of the Comisión’s work, and helped nurture the relationship between the Comisión and other relevant water management actors, such as national-level government officials. Read more here.


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