Search for Common Ground is an organisation that seeks to transform how the world deals with conflict away from adversarial approaches and towards collaborative problem solving. They operate in 30 countries and engage in a range of innovative programmes including reintegrating ex-militants in Nigeria, training prison officials in Indonesia and producing a television series about the justice system in Kosovo. John Marks, the founder and president, previously worked for the State Department during the Vietnam War and then as an assistant to a US Senator. He has also co-authored a book on CIA covert operations.
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