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
By Chris Todd, English Copywriter at Generations For Peace Her life was defined by an event that began 7 years ago today. To many, she is just one of 11 million – a mere number. But Ruba is more than a statistic: she is a mother, a daughter, a friend who, like many, has been deeply impacted by the Syrian Civil War. The conflict has … Continue reading More than a Number: a Syrian Refugee Story (Video)
Getting to Know GFPI’s Interns (CIEE) Ester Fang, Alexandra Turley, and Ash Malhotra, three university students from the United States, recently completed an internship with the Generations For Peace Institute (GFPI). They helped us out with a lot of different, important tasks, from a research project on Countering Violent Extremism to providing vital assistance at the recent Samsung Advanced Training 2016 (AT16). Their internship has … Continue reading Coffee, Tea, and Treasured Memories!
By Generations For Peace Institute In May 2016, GFP staff Nabila Hussein and Sairah Yusuf travelled to Washington, D.C. to attend the 2016 Annual Conference of the Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP). This conference, entitled, “Next Gen Peace” brought together academics, practitioners, decision-makers and philanthropists from across the broader field of peace building. The following is a reflection on their experience: What is the Alliance for … Continue reading Reflections on the Alliance for Peacebuilding 2016 Annual Conference