Think Locally And Grow Globally

They call it the U.N. of Trastevere, after the ancient Roman neighborhood where it operates. The Community of Sant'Egidio — the Catholic lay group Andrea Riccardi founded in 1968, at the age of 18 — has become a much-valued "third party" between warring sides in some of the world's most vexing conflicts. Its first global coup came in 1992, when it the 11 negotiating sessions hosted by the group over 27 months paid off with peace accords ending two decades of civil war in Mozambique....

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