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Escaping Terror to Spread Peace | Jethero’s Story

Escaping Terror to Spread Peace | Jethero’s Story

By Jethero Okare, Generations For Peace Pioneer in UgandaIn a blink of an eye, everything changed…It was around 10 PM on the night of 15 June 2003. My cousin and I were heading to a village nearby to see if we could find work by tending to some gardens. I...

Empowering Youth Through Sport | IDSDP 2021

Empowering Youth Through Sport | IDSDP 2021

By Amira Qattan, Programmes Coordinator at Generations For Peace “Sport has the power to change the world; it is a fundamental right, a powerful tool to strengthen social ties and promote sustainable development and peace and well as solidarity and respect.” As a...

Solving Local Challenges with Technology | Code for Jordan

Solving Local Challenges with Technology | Code for Jordan

What if you could solve any problem in your community with just a click on your phone? This is exactly what youth participants in the Code for Jordan programme are trying to do!   Code for Jordan, Generations For Peace’s first-ever code-based peacebuilding...

Choosing to Challenge: Women Leadership and Gender Bias

Choosing to Challenge: Women Leadership and Gender Bias

By Heeba Chergui, Generations For Peace Communications Intern If there is anything the world can take away from this pandemic, it is the importance of leadership and challenging gender norms and biases. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us how resilient humans can be...

Our Journey, from Passion to Impact! | World NGO Day 2021

Our Journey, from Passion to Impact! | World NGO Day 2021

On World NGO Day 2021, an opportunity for NGOs around the globe to highlight their work and achievements, we are reflecting on our journey over the past 13 years and how it has led us to where we are today. Our journey, from passion to impact! Since 2007, when...

The Violence of Exclusion | A Tale of Nigerian Youth

The Violence of Exclusion | A Tale of Nigerian Youth

By Jelilat Abidoye, Generations For Peace Pioneer and Country Manager in Nigeria When you think of “youth,” most people think of the time in life when they are young – the period between childhood and adulthood. For a more formal definition, the United Nations defines...