Active Citizens- Supporting Effective Dispute Resolution (SEDR) project was supported by the European Union (EU),
Active Citizens- Supporting Effective Dispute Resolution (SEDR) project was supported by the European Union (EU), implemented through British Council, Sri Lanka, partnered with Muslim Aid Sri Lanka (MASL). This project has sparked a positive change within society with various project activities being conducted over the years.
Active Citizens focuses on social cohesion and actively involves youth who are interested and passionate about peacebuilding and are determined to make a change in their community. The youth have been given grants to carry out Social Action Projects (SAPs) to resolve conflicts at the community level.
One of the Social Action projects being carried out is “Green Field” by the youth of Mutur. This project has been implemented in Kattaiparichan, Santhosapuram in an attempt to ease tensions between the indigenous communities and youth residing in Chenaiyoor by renovating the playground currently owned by the Chenaiyoor youth into a common playground with the aim of promoting lasting peace and harmony among them. An awareness session on social cohesion and the importance of living in unity was carried out for the youth. A dialogue was also held to resolve community disputes with many prominent figure were present.#ACTIVECITIZENS #SEDR #GREENFIELD #MUTHUR #EMPOWERINGYOUTH #BRITISHCOUNCILSRILANKA #SEDRtogether