10 Years of Adaptiveness and Resilience in Nigeria

By Aseel Zahran, Outreach Officer at Generations For Peace 2018 marked 10 years since the launch of Generations For Peace’s Nigerian peacebuilding programmes. It all started in 2008 with a few volunteers in Kaduna State who wanted to address the breakdown in relations between their communities with a series of sport-based activities aimed at uniting young people from different ethnicities. As GFP looks back at … Continue reading 10 Years of Adaptiveness and Resilience in Nigeria

Through Zahid’s Eyes: Overcoming Trauma and Terrorism

By Chris Todd, Communications Officer at Generations For Peace It was 8:50am in Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK), the Pakistani-administered region of Kashmir, when the buildings collapsed. In a matter of moments, thousands were killed – a number that would skyrocket into the hundreds of thousands in the coming days and weeks as those needing medical attention failed to receive it. In a matter of moments, students watched … Continue reading Through Zahid’s Eyes: Overcoming Trauma and Terrorism

Full Circle: How I Chose to Take a Risk…and It Paid Off

By Rosie Awad, Generations For Peace Communications Team I knew my parents would not take the news well, which is exactly why I had avoided telling them. But as I had a signed contract in my inbox, two weeks until my start date, and a one-way flight to book, I decided it was time to break the news. “I’m moving back to Jordan,” I blurted … Continue reading Full Circle: How I Chose to Take a Risk…and It Paid Off

The Difference between Changing Attitudes and Installing Metal Detectors

By Tornike Chargeishvilli, Lead Pioneer at Generations For Peace Whenever we speak or think about children, all that comes to our mind is happiness, joy, innocence, hope, love, friendship, and many other positive feelings. After all, that is what children are associated with. But if something goes in the opposite way, it deeply concerns us all in a very strong way. I have been volunteering … Continue reading The Difference between Changing Attitudes and Installing Metal Detectors

Participants Post-Programme: David’s Story

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter at Generations For Peace *Please note that, at the request of SOS Children Village in Tbilisi, the name of the participant in this piece has been changed. We have also been asked to avoid using images that reveal the faces and identities of the subjects of the story. They had agreed to meet at Freedom Square, one of the most … Continue reading Participants Post-Programme: David’s Story