D14 - Adopting Systems Approaches to Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution/Transformation

Is there anything we can do the push systems thinking approach further into the thinking and practice of conflict resolution and transformation?  How can we move beyond a level-three understanding of feedback loops to a level seven or eight-level understanding of social systems? Do you have any examples of this being successfully done?

Are you aware of successful (or instructive) efforts to promote the more active involvement of a wider array of citizens in efforts to promote more constructive approaches to conflict (utilizing, however unintentionally) an ecosystem model of conflict response?

Please share your thoughts here!


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