The Borders We Cross

By Wala’ AlSmadi, Programmes Officer and Pioneer Facilitator at Generations For Peace, and Zakaria El Baba, Pioneer at Generations For Peace 68.5 million. That’s the number of forcibly displaced people across the globe who have fled their homes to escape violence and persecution, seeking safety, comfort, and home, oftentimes far from those they knew. Today, on International Migrants’ Day, we recognise migration as a courageous … Continue reading The Borders We Cross

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Overcoming the Past with Bravery and Optimism

By Rosie Awad, Communications Intern, Generations For Peace “And then one day, our house was bombed and everything changed instantly. We knew we had to run…” Layan takes a sip of her water, blinking back her tears. “Don’t worry,” she reassures me. “I won’t actually start crying. I’m strong now.” Layan is one of 1600 Syrian and Jordanian girls and boys participating in the Generations … Continue reading Overcoming the Past with Bravery and Optimism

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Sport for Peaceful Coexistence in Refugee Host Communities

Marking the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace By HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein, Founder and Chairman of Generations For Peace Today, April 6, is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. As the Syrian conflict moves into its sixth year, we are all painfully aware of the devastation and horrific violence inflicted upon its people. According to UNHCR, approximately 4.8 … Continue reading Sport for Peaceful Coexistence in Refugee Host Communities