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 … Continue reading Sport for Peaceful Coexistence in Refugee Host Communities
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 … Continue reading Tolerance Is Not Enough
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 … Continue reading A Day with His Royal Highness
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 … Continue reading Another Generations For Peace Camp Concludes
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 … Continue reading Sochi 2014: the 10th International GFP Camp!