Choosing Respect: Peacebuilding and Addressing Bullying

By Chris Todd, Communications Officer at Generations For Peace Today marks the beginning of Anti-Bullying Week, which recognises that children and young people have the power to set a positive example by opting to respect each other at school, in their homes and communities, and online. This idea of youth leadership is something that Generations For Peace supports and upon which our programmes and activities … Continue reading Choosing Respect: Peacebuilding and Addressing Bullying

11 Years of GFP (Video)

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)

And They Called Me “Teacher”

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter for Generations For Peace  Her degree in Italian language and literature is a symbol of her passion for spoken and written word and a reminder of the weight they carry. Especially in the Republic of Macedonia – the place Frosina calls ‘home.’ She knows perhaps better than anyone: lines drawn between ethnicities are easily emphasised by language. The words with … Continue reading And They Called Me “Teacher”

Friendship in the Face of Division

Chris Todd, English Copywriter for Generations For Peace Their friendship was not just unlikely – it was in many ways unwelcome. If you were to list out every detail about them, you would have to place the word “different” in front of it: different homes, different genders, different traditions, different schools, different ethnicities, and the list continues. Unfortunately, in the case of Begimay and Yashko, … Continue reading Friendship in the Face of Division

Defining Arts For Peace

By Nabila Hussein, Senior Knowledge, Education and Outreach Officer, Generations For Peace Institute Vehicles for peace building series (post no.2) The Arts For Peace approach to conflict transformation, used by Generations For Peace (GFP) volunteers to effect change in their communities, is one of five GFP vehicles for peace building alongside: sport, advocacy, dialogue and empowerment. Whilst GFP started as an organisation focused solely on … Continue reading Defining Arts For Peace