"Resilience is a skill that every activist must have, every day we face different scenarios that do not seem to get better. Anyway, we invest work and efforts to improve those aspects and attract other people who want to generate positive change in their society and own lives".
Reflecting upon opportunities and challenges for young peace activists in crisis situations, Dalia Francheska Marquez Anez provides an account of individual and societal resilience in Venezuela in her blog 'Conflict resolution from resilience and peacebuilding'.

Dalia is the president of United Youth in Action and participant in the 16 x 16 Initiative. This is the second blog in a series of 16 blogs by the 16 x 16 participants. The blog series is available here.