Reflections on an Inclusive Way of Analysing Grass-Root Conflicts

By Love Calissendorff, Research Specialist, Generations For Peace Institute Analysing conflicts is one of the most important aspects of implementing peace-building programmes. Understanding the conflict(s) and context(s) in which a programme is being implemented is crucial in order to ensure that it addresses the relevant issues. That being said, analysing conflicts can be both complicated and time consuming. There are also several different theoretical frameworks and … Continue reading Reflections on an Inclusive Way of Analysing Grass-Root Conflicts

Achieving a Life-Work-Volunteer Balance

By Tornike Chargeishvili, Generations For Peace volunteer and Pioneer Facilitator from Georgia Sometimes I say that I was born to be a volunteer. I started volunteering as far back as I can remember, following my inner call to action, and I have volunteered for many social activities and organisations, both on a local and on international level. Volunteering brings me so much fulfillment and I … Continue reading Achieving a Life-Work-Volunteer Balance

Piloting Dialogue For Peace: Research on Three Pilot Dialogue Programmes in Georgia, Ghana, and Macedonia

By Edward Beswick, Research Coordinator, Generations For Peace Institute In August 2015, Generations For Peace (GFP) held an international training offering local volunteers from Georgia, Ghana and Macedonia expertise on dialogue, one of the five GFP vehicles for peace building. GFP’s Dialogue For Peace Programme (DPP) involves carefully facilitated dialogue sessions with older youth and adults from different sides of the conflict divide, to deepen … Continue reading Piloting Dialogue For Peace: Research on Three Pilot Dialogue Programmes in Georgia, Ghana, and Macedonia

A New Evaluation Approach for Generations For Peace? The Most Significant Change Method

By Alexander Dyzenhaus, Oxford Summer Field Researcher The Most Significant Change (MSC) approach is a simple tool that can be used to evaluate any kind of project or programme that aims to create changes in people’s lives. It involves asking participants in particular programmes to tell a story illustrating what they consider to be the most significant change to have occurred in their lives. Put simply, the … Continue reading A New Evaluation Approach for Generations For Peace? The Most Significant Change Method