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The international year 2009

Already in 2006 the United Nations General Assembly declared the year 2009 the International Year of Reconciliation. The motivation behind the UNGA’s action was the recognition “that reconciliation processes are particularly necessary and urgent in countries of the world which had suffered or were suffering, situations of conflict that had affected and divided societies in their various facets”. An invitation to participate in actions in support of the International Year of Reconciliation can be found here. An action plan under the theme “The Millennium Challenge – “Human Reconciliation”, is available here. More general information is available on the website of…