GFP programme participant

Sport For Peace

By Mark Clark, CEO, Jadranka Stikovac Clark, Director, Generations For Peace Institute, and Julia Kent, Director, Donor & Partner Communications The Sport For Peace approach to conflict transformation used by Generations For Peace (GFP) volunteers in their communities is one of five vehicles for peace building: Sport; Arts; Advocacy; Dialogue; and Empowerment For Peace. We will be sharing other blog posts on each of the other … Continue reading Sport For Peace

Advancing Monitoring and Evaluation: Building on the Basics

The first sessions of today were very focused on participatory monitoring and evaluation. This vital component of GFP programming is something most of the participants at the Advanced Training had previously requested more in-depth knowledge of. Working in countries from Europe, Africa, and Asia, the sheer variety of experiences provides huge potential for horizontal learning. For that reason, today’s sessions consisted both of vertical learning, … Continue reading Advancing Monitoring and Evaluation: Building on the Basics

Conflict Analysis: An Essential First Step

Today is the 2nd day of the Generations For Peace Samsung Advanced Training 2014 in Amman, Jordan. Through this Training 33 GFP volunteers from 11 different countries will be better equipped to address local conflicts and conduct peace-building programmes. A crucial aspect of peace building is conflict analysis. Undoubtedly, it is important to identify and analyse the main actors in a conflict, their positions, and … Continue reading Conflict Analysis: An Essential First Step

Breaking the Ice: Sharing Successes and Challenges

Today is the first day of the 4th Generations For Peace Samsung Advanced Training in Amman, Jordan. As mentioned in a previous post, this is an opportunity for horizontal learning between the GFP volunteers from across 11 countries, as well as for GFP to learn from our volunteers working on the ground. Being the first day, a lot of focus was placed on the participants, … Continue reading Breaking the Ice: Sharing Successes and Challenges

Participatory Evaluation in Georgia, June 2014

Evaluating Programmes in Georgia

In June 2014 we had yet another Participatory Evaluation, this time held in Tbilisi, Georgia for the recently concluded Sport For Peace Programme. As has been emphasised previously, the PE process is exceptionally important for gaining insight into how the Target Group and Beneficiary community receive GFP programmes. Now that you are familiar with this evaluation method, do you think it would be useful in your context? Let us know … Continue reading Evaluating Programmes in Georgia