World Refugee Day: A Story of “Before” and “After”

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter at Generations For Peace Today, on World Refugee Day, we commemorate the strength, courage, and perseverance of millions of refugees, whose lives have been for too long defined by a “before” and an “after.” Before the conflict. Before the war. Before the moment they fled their homes. After they left their family and friends. After they attempted to resettled. After … Continue reading World Refugee Day: A Story of “Before” and “After”

Tired of War – Laeticia’s Story

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter at Generations For Peace “I am tired of war. I am really tired of war.” Today, on International Day of Living Together in Peace, we take a look at South Sudan, where violent inter-tribal and -ethnic conflict has left 2.5 million South Sudanese citizens as refugees, more than 1.8 million internally displaced, and well over 50,000 dead. Yet despite this, hope … Continue reading Tired of War – Laeticia’s Story

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)

Localising UNSCR 2250: Lessons from the Kampala Youth Seminar

By Lindsay McClain Opiyo, Development and Partnerships Specialist at Generations For Peace Last November, I had the pleasure of participating in the World Federation of United Nations Associations’ (WFUNA) “Kampala Youth Seminar” in Uganda with two Generations For Peace Delegates. The seminar brought together over 80 youth from 13 countries to discuss how to promote and localise UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on youth, peace, and security. … Continue reading Localising UNSCR 2250: Lessons from the Kampala Youth Seminar

Empowering Women for Peace!

Interview conducted by Sarah Squires, Communications Officer, Generations For Peace Because of your generosity, the #IWantToBe Empowering Women for Peace campaign finally reached the $7000 mark! Thank you for always believing in our volunteers and the value of this programme. We could not have done this without you all. Over the weekend, we caught up with several volunteers in Nigeria to see how things are … Continue reading Empowering Women for Peace!