Global Peacebuilders Summit

Global Peacebuilders Summit



Culture Counts Foundation
The Culture Counts Foundation is the initiator of the Global Peacebuilder Summit, and the foundation's team is responsible for its organisation. For over ten years, the Culture Counts Foundation has been practicing and teaching constructive, solution-orientated journalism.
In crisis regions, as well as in Germany. Our topic areas are peace processes, sustainable development and cultural diversity. Our most important project in reporting on peace work is Peace Counts.

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Paul Schiller Stiftung
Das testamentarische Statut des Stifters bestimmt als Stiftungszweck: «Die Paul Schiller Stiftung wird zum Zwecke errichtet, gemeinnützige Werke aller Art zu schaffen, zu betreiben oder zu fördern, wobei auch über das Stiftungskapital verfügt werden kann. Die Stiftung kann auch Vergabungen zugunsten von Tieren oder zoologischen Gärten tätigen.» Unterstützt werden innovative Projekte, die eine nachhaltige Entwicklung und integrative Gesellschaft fördern, multiplikative und hohe Wirksamkeit erziele.

BMW Stiftung Herbert Quandt
The BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt promotes responsible leadership and inspires leaders worldwide to work towards a peaceful, just and sustainable future. It inspires leaders across communities, cultures and countries through its leadership programs and connects them through its global BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders Network, a global community that drives positive change. It uses and promotes impact investing and venture philanthropy as effective tools for social change. Through these activities, the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt aims to advance the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations 2030 Agenda.

Helga Breuninger Stiftung

Helga Breuninger Stiftung
The Helga Breuninger Stiftung is the host foundation for the Global Peacebuilder Summit in Paretz. Its event facilities have the latest conference equipment and are idyllically situated on the banks of the Havel river, only 45 minutes from Berlin by train. The foundation's team regularly welcomes guests from all around the world, and is looking forward to the peace summit.

Brot für die Welt
Bread for the World is the globally active development and relief agency of the Protestant Churches in Germany. In more than 90 countries all across the globe we empower the poor and marginalised to improve their living conditions. Key issues of our work are food security, the promotion of health and education, the access to water, the strengthening of democracy, respecting human rights, keeping peace and the integrity of creation. Bread for the World takes steps to make sure that there is enough food for everyone. Because fighting hunger becomes increasingly important in times of climate change and ever scarcer resources.


The Federal Foreign Office

The Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany is providing the Global Peacebuilder Summit with financial and organisational support. This support is part of Germany's wide-ranging engagement on the behalf of civil society activists in crisis-torn countries.

Inta Stiftung
Die INTA-Stiftung hat sich zum Ziel gesetzt, das Anliegen und das Werk des Schriftstellers und Meditationslehrers Werner Sprenger zu fördern und in die Zukunft zu tragen. Werner Sprengers vielseitiges literarisches Werk hat die Menschen in ihrem Innersten berührt und ihnen Sinn und Zuversicht gegeben. Die Stiftung fördert Projekte für Kinder, Jugendliche und junge Erwachsene, die Selbstbestimmung und soziale Gerechtigkeit zum Ziel haben. Durch die Erfahrung von Krieg und Kriegsgefangenschaft wurde das Thema Frieden für Werner Sprenger ein Lebensthema.


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Ashoka supports social entrepreneurs around the world and proposed candidates for the Global Peacebuilder Summit.

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Berghof Foundation
The Berghof Foundation is an independent, non-governmental and non-profit organisation that supports efforts to prevent political and social violence, and to achieve sustainable peace through conflict transformation. The Berghof Foundation proposed candidates for the Global Peacebuilder Summit.

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The zivik program promotes international peace projects in crisis regions and advises both non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and the German Federal Foreign Office on this important field of activity. Drawing on its rich experience and database, zivik suggested candidates for the Global Peacebuilder Summit.


Zeitenspiegel Reportagen
Zeitenspiegel Reportagen is an agency specialising in feature stories, located in south-west Germany.  Its reporters and photographers have produced many of the Peace Counts stories. Some of those featured in them will be attending the Global Peacebuilder Summit.