Bold Steps to Change the Narrative in Nigeria

By Generations For Peace, Nigeria Nigeria’s Kaduna state is home to over 50 indigenous ethnic groups. The region’s longstanding tensions are increasingly expressed in ethnic terms, including those between the Fulani-herdsmen vs Farmers clash in southern Kaduna and among and within the Igbo ethnic groups living across the country. The result has been the creation of a widely-held stereotypes against, among, and between these respective … Continue reading Bold Steps to Change the Narrative in Nigeria

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Youth and Violent Extremism in the MENA Region

This blog is an excerpt from an article presented by Mark Clark, CEO of Generations For Peace, at the Forum on“The Role of Global Citizenship Education in Fostering Youth Peace Builders”, at UN Headquarters in New York, 10-11 September 2015. Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) has been an increasingly hot topic amongst Western governments, but its primary impact is not on rich Western countries: over 80% … Continue reading Youth and Violent Extremism in the MENA Region

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Expressing Ownership: Overcoming Programme Implementation Obstacles in Kyrgyzstan

By Saad Hafeez, Oxford Summer Field Researcher What helps people overcome challenges in transforming conflicts in their communities? At Generations For Peace (GFP), local volunteers train other community members and lead the design, implementation and evaluation of programmes aimed at transforming conflict in their own communities. This summer, I was commissioned by the Generations For Peace Institute (GFPI) to understand what problems volunteers face in … Continue reading Expressing Ownership: Overcoming Programme Implementation Obstacles in Kyrgyzstan

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Experiences in Sri Lanka: Pre-Testing – A Key Component of Any Successful Evaluation

By Alex Hamilton, GFP Oxford PhD scholar Greetings Generations For Peace (GFP) Delegates and Pioneers, this is Alex again, the GFP Oxford PhD scholar. You may remember my previous blog post in November last year, when I was visiting Sri Lanka for the first time. I am exploring the links between public health and forms of peace-building evaluation to further both my own and GFP’s knowledge … Continue reading Experiences in Sri Lanka: Pre-Testing – A Key Component of Any Successful Evaluation