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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...

COVID-19: A Lost Opportunity for Peace?

COVID-19: A Lost Opportunity for Peace?

By Safiya Ibn Garba, Director of Institutional Learning It is said that there are two great “levellers” in life; birth and death. By leveller, I mean something that reminds us of the essential fact that we are all the same. I daresay this is true. When someone passes...

20 Highlights from 2020 – GFP Year in Review

20 Highlights from 2020 – GFP Year in Review

As we enter 2021, we are taking a moment to reflect on this past challenging year. Despite the global pandemic and physical distancing, our global Generations For Peace family remained determine to spread hope, love, and happiness. Across the world, our extraordinary...

Transforming Violent Behaviours to Peacebuilding | Alpha’s Story

Transforming Violent Behaviours to Peacebuilding | Alpha’s Story

By Alpha Koroma, Generations For Peace Lead Pioneer in Sierra Leone The walls of the tiny cell shook as grenades exploded outside the confines of the local police station where my family and I hid for almost two days. It was 2 April 1994, and I was only ten years old....

Leading Grassroots Efforts to Protect the Environment

Leading Grassroots Efforts to Protect the Environment

By Sally Bisharat, Communications Specialist at Generations For Peace Environmental issues are a huge concern in Jordan. Desertification, waste management, air pollution, and water scarcity are some of the challenges facing the country, and the impacts of climate...