Sport for Peaceful Coexistence in Refugee Host Communities

JOR - Schools Programmes

Marking the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace By HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein, Founder and Chairman of Generations For Peace Today, April 6, is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. As the Syrian conflict moves into its sixth year, we are all painfully aware of the devastation and horrific violence inflicted upon its people. According to UNHCR, approximately 4.8 million people have fled to neighbouring countries in search of safety and shelter, with 6.6 million remaining displaced inside Syria. Fleeing for their lives, untold numbers of… Read More

Tolerance Is Not Enough:

GFP Volunteers - Advanced Training 2014

Why ‘Active’ Tolerance Is Needed Now More Than Ever By HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein, Founder and Chairman of Generations For Peace Last year, war, violence and persecution left one in every 122 humans on the planet a refugee, internally displaced or seeking asylum. We are living at a time where the level of worldwide displacement is higher than ever before, fuelled by ongoing violent conflicts in Syria, Afghanistan, Central African Republic, and too many other places. Displacement itself can lead to further conflicts as communities’ populations change, grow, and adapt to… Read More

A Day with His Royal Highness

On the final day of the Advanced Training, focus was placed on future GFP programmes. The Pioneers took turn raising and discussing possible obstacles to the implementation of successful programmes. Examples of such obstacles included insufficient human resources, collective action problems, and external circumstances such as national unrest. Simultaneously, the Pioneers also discussed how these challenges could be overcome. Examples of such solutions included mentoring support, partnering with different types of local stakeholders, interdependent mentoring, and improved practices for inclusion and communication. Following this, the Pioneers presented the next steps for their… Read More

Another Generations For Peace Camp Concludes

After 8 days of intensive training in peace building and conflict transformation, the journey of the 71 Generations For Peace Delegates from 8 countries, comes to a close. In the traditional manner, this Generations For Peace International Camp came to an end via press conference. The chief guests at the press conference were founder and chairman of Generations For Peace, His Royal Highness Prince Feisal Al Hussein, Sochi Mayor Anatoly Pakhomov and Sochi 2014 President and chief executive Dmitry Chernyshenko. At the event, HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein congratulated the Delegates on their hard… Read More

Sochi 2014: the 10th International GFP Camp!

For the next few days we will have daily blog posts focused around the 10th international Generations For Peace Camp. What is the Sochi 2014 Camp? The Sochi Camp, which is one of our biggest events of 2014, will gather 71 newly-recruited Generations For Peace volunteers from eight countries: in particular, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Russian Federation, Serbia, Turkmenistan. This Camp is an exciting climax to the incredible partnership between Generations For Peace, Sochi 2014 Organising Committee, and Sochi City Administration – the “Legacy Today” collaboration. What will happen at the… Read More