In the mid-1990s the Civil Peace Service was developed by a number of organisations from the German peace movement – including KURVE Wustrow. Since 1998, the Civil Peace Service is a programme funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
KURVE Wustrow is sending peace workers in line with the Development Aid Workers Act. They usually work for three years in a partner organisation, in which they implement a peace project jointly in a team with local staff.
Julia Kramer, our project adviser, introduces our work in the framework of the Civil Peace Service: