Shaping Peace Together | Lessons from the Republic of Macedonia

Shaping Peace Together | Lessons from the Republic of Macedonia

By Rosie Awad, Communications Specialist at Generations For Peace “Inclusive peace is sustainable peace. Only when we all work together will we be able to shape peace effectively…” The words echoed in Branka Markoviki’s head. She smiled with pride as she overlooked at...
Ask the Experts, 9

Ask the Experts, 9

“What has been the impact of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement on, and the response of, your peacebuilding organisation?” In the ninth post of our “Ask the Experts” blog series, Generations For Peace is joined by experts from the world’s leading peacebuilding NGOs...
Youth Drive Global Change

Youth Drive Global Change

By Sally Bisharat, Communications Specialist There is no aspect in life that COVID-19 has not affected. Countries around the world have announced strict measures, such as lockdown, to contain the pandemic at the local level. In Jordan, for example, the government...
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...
Finding Common Languages to Empower Youth in Rwanda

Finding 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...