“Supporting the public and social participation of a wide range of groups or individuals is one of the most important steps in building peace, regardless of social setting, location or context. Through the last eight years of serving as the head for Generations For Peace, I have seen the impact our varying programmes have on participants in diverse communities across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. From lower-income youth facing prejudice in Georgia to young girls facing exclusion in Pakistan, our programmes have supported people through a range of means—whether through the creation of safe spaces using sport and arts activities or by opening the doors for minority groups to run and vote in elections—to foster understanding, tolerance and acceptance. In doing so, it also builds peace along the way.”

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