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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...

Bridging the Educational Gap in Ghana Amidst COVID-19

Bridging the Educational Gap in Ghana Amidst COVID-19

By Abdul Rahman Mariam, Generations For Peace Pioneer in Ghana It has been almost a month that we have been in partial lockdown in Ghana.[1] When the outbreak first started, I found myself panicking. I was very overwhelmed by the amount of rumors and false information...

Crowdfunding Peace

Crowdfunding Peace

By Clint Robert Niehus, Fundraising Specialist A few months ago, GFP highlighted the ability of individuals to support peacebuilding through their own work. One innovative way that Salesforce team members Clément, Hidde, Judith, Kathrin and Hélène have been doing this...

My take, your take: Empowering women to become their own champions

My take, your take: Empowering women to become their own champions

Generations For Peace is joining UN Women’s intergenerational series for Generation Equality, where young people take the lead to shape the conversation, conducting interviews with prominent women who were able to create real change and leave a lasting positive impact...

Overcoming Conflict and Fostering Tolerance in Sierra Leone

Overcoming Conflict and Fostering Tolerance in Sierra Leone

By Valentine Chauchereau, Communications Intern at Generations For Peace.  For most of his life, Victor, a 23-year old volunteer, saw the use of violence as the only answer to conflict and division. As a teenager, Victor attended LOMA Secondary School (LSS) in Kabala,...

Working Together Towards a Prosperous and Peaceful Future

Working Together Towards a Prosperous and Peaceful Future

Gail Steward, Communications Intern at Generations For Peace Eyeing the players one-by-one, Nafisa is already judging each based on their ethnicity. As their football coach, she has already chosen her favourite players – those that are of the same ethnicity as herself...

Women Peacebuilding Pioneers: Lina Al-Maabra

Women Peacebuilding Pioneers: Lina Al-Maabra

By Amelia O’Brien, Communications Intern at Generations For Peace Living and working in Ain Al Baidha area in the far south of Jordan, Lina Al-Maabra’s goals and achievements in her volunteer work all align under one belief: ‘when the teaching profession transcends...