Shunning Hatred in Kaduna State

Shunning Hatred in Kaduna State

By GFP Nigeria On Monday, 21 February 2000, Chukwudi Clement Iweh went to school as if it were any other day. Yet just a few hours in, everything changed: before the morning break, he heard pupils shouting “An Fara” – Hausa for “they have started.” Students began...
Across Party Lines in Ghana

Across Party Lines in Ghana

By Nefertari Bilal, Communications Intern at Generations For Peace “Politics is not war: politics is about ideas and space.” Anoaga is an aspiring lawyer, a dedicated Generations For Peace Dialogue For Peace Participant, and one of the University of Ghana’s new deputy...
10 Years of Adaptiveness and Resilience in Nigeria

10 Years of Adaptiveness and Resilience in Nigeria

By Aseel Zahran, Outreach Officer at Generations For Peace 2018 marked 10 years since the launch of Generations For Peace’s Nigerian peacebuilding programmes. It all started in 2008 with a few volunteers in Kaduna State who wanted to address the breakdown in relations...
The Boiling Point of Violent Conflict

The Boiling Point of Violent Conflict

By Chris Todd, Communications Officer When longstanding conflict has existed and continued to build beneath the surface, it takes little to bring a simmering dispute to the boiling point of violent conflict. Farouk remembers being a young boy and watching this...
The Borders We Cross

The Borders We Cross

By Wala’ AlSmadi, Programmes Officer and Pioneer Facilitator at Generations For Peace, and Zakaria El Baba, Pioneer at Generations For Peace 68.5 million. That’s the number of forcibly displaced people across the globe who have fled their homes to escape violence and...
The Power of Young People as Changemakers

The Power of Young People as Changemakers

By Mercia Takavarasha, Senior Programmes Officer and Pioneer Facilitator at Generations For Peace “The power of youth is the common wealth for the entire world. The faces of young people are the faces of our past, our present and our future. No segment in the...