UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace, and Security: Reflections on the Progress Study

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter at Generations For Peace, and Lindsay McClain Opiyo, Development and Partnerships Specialist at Generations For Peace If there is one thing to take away from the recent Progress Study on UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2250 on youth, peace and security, it is this: “Young people are frustrated by the tendency of their Governments and international actors to treat youth … Continue reading UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace, and Security: Reflections on the Progress Study

11 Years of GFP (Video)

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter for Generations For Peace It was 11 years ago today that Generations For Peace began as a peace-through-sport organisation. In just over a decade, we have grown immensely – with active programmes in 50 countries around the globe and five vehicles for peace building, GFP has made a name for itself in the peace-building field, reaching hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading 11 Years of GFP (Video)

Through Shadrack’s Eyes: The Future of African Youth

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter at Generations For Peace “The world in 2 or 3 decades from now – by 2050 – will have over 1 billion youth. That’s the whole of India or China today!” It was a Thursday night, and our Generations For Peace headquarters in Amman had officially closed for the week. Most of my colleagues had gone home for the weekend, … Continue reading Through Shadrack’s Eyes: The Future of African Youth

How Sport Helps Heal the Wounds of Civil War (Video)

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter at Generations For Peace To celebrate International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, we’re excited to share a new video about our Sport For Peace Programmes in Sri Lanka, which work in communities to help them heal and form a deeper understanding and acceptance of one another despite ethnic and religious differences. On May 18, 2009, after 30 years … Continue reading How Sport Helps Heal the Wounds of Civil War (Video)

Choosing Peace over Violence in Nigeria

By Generations For Peace, Nigeria He was ten years old when the riots began. He watched and listened to the mayhem and murder from inside his home in Kaduna, Nigeria, where his mother forced him and his four older siblings to remain while the political and religious riots escalated into the internationally-recognised Sharia Crisis of 2000 just outside the confines of their walls. “Hearing and … Continue reading Choosing Peace over Violence in Nigeria