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)
By Chris Todd, English Copywriter at Generations For Peace Last month, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) hosted a week-long workshop in Amman in collaboration with Generations For Peace (GFP), hosting 20 young peacebuilders from 12 countries across the Middle East and North Africa region. Shadi was one of those peacebuilders. “You are different from them.” This is what Shadi had grown up hearing … Continue reading Shadi: a UNAOC Young Peacebuilder
By Edward Beswick, Research Coordinator, Generations For Peace Institute Generations For Peace (GFP) is a volunteer-led, peace-building organisation dedicated to sustainable conflict transformation at the grassroots in communities across Africa, Asia, and Europe. During the last week of November 2015, we at GFP hosted an Advanced Training for 39 volunteers from ten countries. This Training was aimed at further improving volunteers’ peace-building skills, and sharing … Continue reading Improving Participation: Feedback from the Field on Generations For Peace’s Evaluation Model
By Kasandra Kachakji, Communications Intern, Generations for Peace The Advanced Training 2014 has flown by! Over five days, I have met some of the most inspiring people, taken a thousand photos, laughed until I cried, ate delicious food (and more cookies than I would like to admit), and made some amazing memories. Day one: I got to see GFP in a different light on this first … Continue reading Kasandra Says “Thank You”!
By Edward Beswick, Research Coordinator, Generations For Peace Institute and Love Calissendorff, Research Associate, Generations For Peace Institute The inaugural Generations For Peace Institute Forum began today at the organisation’s headquarters in Amman, Jordan. The purpose of this GFPI Forum is to unpack community-based peace-building measures and explain Generations For Peace’s approach. The Forum focuses on how GFP uses sport to transform conflict and build peace. … Continue reading The Meeting of Minds – GFPI Forum Day 1