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Beyond Differences: Building Trust in Zimbabwe

Beyond Differences: Building Trust in Zimbabwe

By Valentine Chauchereau, Communications Intern Growing up in the residential town of Epworth in Zimbabwe, Tafadzwa saw violence turn his life upside down. Having lost both of his parents in the violence that occurred during the 2002 presidential elections, 25-year...

Creating Positive Change Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

Creating Positive Change Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Sally Bisharat, Communications Specialist Research shows that children can have a great impact on and shape the lives of their siblings. Mark Feinberg, a Research Professor of Health and Human Development at Penn State University, says that “Sibling relationships...

Find Common Languages to Empower Youth in Rwanda

Find Common Languages to Empower Youth in Rwanda

By Valentine Chauchereau, Communications Intern Christian was 20 years old when the Rwandan Genocide against the Tutsi happened. The Genocide, which began in April 1994, resulted in the death of 800,000 women, men and children. The memory of the atrocities that...

Encouraging Responsible Citizenship in Nigeria Amidst COVID-19

Encouraging Responsible Citizenship in Nigeria Amidst COVID-19

By Generations For Peace Nigeria Even before the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Nigeria in late February 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control had been working to educate the public about the virus and protect the country. The government initiated a...

Ask the Experts, 8

Ask the Experts, 8

  “How is COVID-19 impacting peacebuilding activities and peacebuilding organisations and what adaptations and solutions are you seeing?” In the eighth post of our “Ask the Experts” blog series, Generations For Peace is joined by experts from the world’s leading...

Navigating the Effects of COVID-19: Success in Sri Lanka

Navigating the Effects of COVID-19: Success in Sri Lanka

By Somasundararajan (Rajan) Kilinochchi, Generations For Peace Pioneer – Sri Lanka When COVID-19 first broke out in Sri Lanka, the country reacted quickly to prevent its spread by creating border control expert teams, tracing the movement of tourists visiting the...

Promoting Youth Leadership in Times of Crisis: Lessons from Georgia

Promoting Youth Leadership in Times of Crisis: Lessons from Georgia

By Levani Kopaliani, Generations For Peace Pioneer in Georgia Being involved in youth-led initiatives in Georgia and abroad, I believe that young generations are the leaders of forging structural change and creating more responsible societies. In light of COVID-19 and...