Based on principles of democracy and social justice Network for Peace through Dialogue (NPD) increases the skills and practice of dialogue and thereby contributes to the unity necessary for peace. NPD promotes dialogue among people locally and globally, allying a broader and deeper understanding of the other and increasing the learning of non-violent patterns of behavior. In all its programs Network for Peace through Dialogue analyzes, facilitates and fosters high quality dialogue and identifies solutions and shares information with others. NPD works locally in its Youth and Living Room Dialogue Programs and globally in its Online Dialogues.
For individual and groups who have different backgrounds and experiences NPD has identified types high quality responses. They are responses which show:
---Honest expression of one’s own opinion
---Empathetic and attentive listening
---An effort to understand the other
---Willingness to be transformed by the experience.