Building Resilient Communities – International Volunteer Day 2018

With nearly 11,500 volunteers trained around the world, Generations For Peace is committed to and driven by volunteerism to help build peace and transform conflict from the grassroots. Through our volunteers, we have reached over 520,000 children, youth, and adults through our programmes. Today, on International Volunteer Day, we celebrate volunteerism’s ability to build resilient communities by sharing 5 stories of our own volunteers, in … Continue reading Building Resilient Communities – International Volunteer Day 2018

Naa Adei Boateng: Turning UNSCR 2250 into Action

By Naa Adei Boateng, Lead Pioneer for Generations For Peace in Ghana Today, Generations For Peace has the incredible opportunity to share insight, experience, and expertise at this year’s Geneva Peace Week. Aya Albadarneh from Jordan and Frosina Kiprijanovska from the Republic of Macedonia are speaking in a panel about peacekeeping, peacebuilding, and preventing violent extremism. We are thrilled that their story will be told … Continue reading Naa Adei Boateng: Turning UNSCR 2250 into Action

How Students Build Peace in Politically-Charged Climates

By Chris Todd, Communications Officer “As a student, I see to it that I have the great responsibility of changing the status quo.” – Jabir Adam Galadima Growing up in a Ghanaian Zongo community – largely comprised of lower- and middle-class Muslim families whose heritage originates in neighbouring countries such as Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, and Mali – Jabir knows what it is like to be … Continue reading How Students Build Peace in Politically-Charged Climates

My Home is now Peaceful

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter at Generations For Peace Any mother who watches as her children consistently fight knows the meaning of conflict and recognises the need to build peace – even on a small, individual, often internal scale. Fatima is no different. In fact, we’ve already shared part of her story with you – just from the perspective of her daughter, Salma. This time, … Continue reading My Home is now Peaceful

Through Shadrack’s Eyes: The Future of African Youth

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter at Generations For Peace “The world in 2 or 3 decades from now – by 2050 – will have over 1 billion youth. That’s the whole of India or China today!” It was a Thursday night, and our Generations For Peace headquarters in Amman had officially closed for the week. Most of my colleagues had gone home for the weekend, … Continue reading Through Shadrack’s Eyes: The Future of African Youth