Four Names for Peace

The world is full of beautiful visions of the peace humanity strives for. Here are just a few visions of peace from the creative peacebuilders we know.

The Harsh, Yet Inspiring Truth of Creative Peacebuilding

UnRival spent the past year interviewing people working to transform conflicts around the world. This is what we learned.

Peace Has Many Names: An Interview With Vera Grabe

Colombian peacebuilder Vera Grabe tells us about her journey from war to peace, and about the courageous leader who inspires her to this day.

Where Has the Humanitarian World Left South Sudan?

Guest writer Tiffany Easthom addresses an issue close to our hearts: unrivaling nonprofit and philanthropic models to better serve peacebuilders.

Vera Grabe: From Guerrilla to Peacebuilder

How a former Colombian freedom fighter laid aside her arms and embraced peace as a path to our deepest desires.

Discovering unRivalrous Academic Space: The 2022 COV&R Conference in Bogotá

Focusing on personal relationships and experiences can make academic gatherings exciting, inspiring, and nonrivalrous.

Welcomed as Foreigners: Language, Listening, and Overcoming Our Fear of Failure

In Bogotá, Colombia, we learned what it meant to be welcomed as the other, as we watched Latin American artisans of peace build their own unrivalrous space.

A Risk of Forgiveness

Sacred Heart

In Uvalde, TX, Fatima Abraham’s grace towards the gunman’s mother inspires us to reflect on our own impulse to blame.

My Brother, My Keeper

A new grandmother reflects on her embattled relationship with her alcoholic father, and on her older brother’s determination to cultivate a peace that passed understanding.