Sustained Peace for Sustainable Cities

Aseel Zahran, Outreach Officer at Generations For Peace Institute, and Chris Todd, Communications Officer at Generations For Peace Today is World Cities Day. As the world’s population grows, so do rates of global urbanisation. With the number of people living in urban settings expected to reach 68% by 2050, an 18% increase from today, the challenges facing cities are ballooning. From increased pressure on transport … Continue reading Sustained Peace for Sustainable Cities

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United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security: from Words to Action!

By Mark Clark, CEO of Generations For Peace On 9 December 2015, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a ground-breaking resolution – UNSCR 2250 (2015) – on Youth, Peace and Security. The resolution recognises that “young people play an important and positive role in the maintenance and promotion of international peace and security”. It identifies five key pillars for action: participation, protection, prevention, partnerships, disengagement and reintegration. This … Continue reading United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security: from Words to Action!

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Tolerance Is Not Enough

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