Afri (Action from Ireland) is a Dublin-based NGO that promotes human rights, peace, justice and environmentalism, especially in the Global South, with a focus on injustice caused by conflict. Its patron is Archbishop Desmond Tutu. It runs an annual hedge school at different places around Ireland, and an annual walk to commemorate the Great Hunger at Doolough in south County Mayo. It is a member of the International Peace Bureau and Dóchas. It plans an initiate a national “active citizenship” campaign in 2010 as it says “traditional sources of authority have proven to be ineffective”. Its offices are in Phibsboro.
Its mission is the promotion of global justice and peace, and the reduction of poverty; this includes, but is not limited to, the progressive reduction of global militarisation
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