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Ask the Experts, 6

What is one way we can reinforce cultural diversity as a driving factor of peace and development?” In the sixth post of our “Ask the Experts” blog series, Generations For Peace is joined by the world’s leading peacebuilding NGOs to answer a new question in honour of...

Across Party Lines in Ghana

By Nefertari Bilal, Communications Intern at Generations For Peace “Politics is not war: politics is about ideas and space.” Anoaga is an aspiring lawyer, a dedicated Generations For Peace Dialogue For Peace Participant, and one of the University of Ghana’s new deputy...

Lana’s Story: Breaking the Mould

Chris Todd, Communications Officer at Generations For Peace Lana has become used to the prolonged stares and the sideways glances she receives while her mother drives her through town. In her community in Aqaba Governorate, few women are able to drive, and seeing a...

Ask the Experts, 5

“What do you feel is an example of overlooked discrimination and how might we address it?” In the fifth post of our “Ask the Experts” blog series, Generations For Peace is joined by 10 leaders from various industries to answer a new question in honour of Zero...

The Effects and Cost-Effectiveness of Peacebuilding

By Clint Robert Niehus, Fundraising Specialist at Generations For Peace We all want to know that our support and money, time and resources, are being used effectively. This might mean finding the best price at the supermarket or taking a route that avoids traffic on...

10 Years of Adaptiveness and Resilience in Nigeria

By Aseel Zahran, Outreach Officer at Generations For Peace 2018 marked 10 years since the launch of Generations For Peace’s Nigerian peacebuilding programmes. It all started in 2008 with a few volunteers in Kaduna State who wanted to address the breakdown in relations...

The Boiling Point of Violent Conflict

By Chris Todd, Communications Officer When longstanding conflict has existed and continued to build beneath the surface, it takes little to bring a simmering dispute to the boiling point of violent conflict. Farouk remembers being a young boy and watching this...

18 Highlights from 2018 – GFP Year in Review

By Chris Todd, Communications Officer at Generations For Peace 2018 has been an exciting year for GFP! As we head into 2019, we’re taking a moment to look back and reflect on the last year. Here are 18 GFP Highlights from 2018: 1. MBC Hope “Outstanding Partner” Award...

The Borders We Cross

By Wala’ AlSmadi, Programmes Officer and Pioneer Facilitator at Generations For Peace, and Zakaria El Baba, Pioneer at Generations For Peace 68.5 million. That’s the number of forcibly displaced people across the globe who have fled their homes to escape violence and...

The Power of Young People as Changemakers

By Mercia Takavarasha, Senior Programmes Officer and Pioneer Facilitator at Generations For Peace "The power of youth is the common wealth for the entire world. The faces of young people are the faces of our past, our present and our future. No segment in the society...