Great Lakes Peace Center

 

 

Welcome to Great Lakes Peace Center

 



Great Lakes Peace Center is a youth lead organization promoting peace through youth empowerment, developing global partnership for development, improving maternal and child health, adolescent and young girls in HIV AIDS advocacy

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LOCALIZATION OF SDGs IN UGANDA

Uganda ranks very low in the implementation of the sustainable development goals just as indicated in SDG report1 for Uganda that shows Uganda achieved only 33% of the SDG targets and the 2030 Agenda provides an opportunity for Uganda to complete the unfinished business of the SDGs. This happens while Uganda itself believes that itís a highly burdened country in most of the goals such as Peace, clean renewable energy, life under water, and gender issues. Uganda is lagging behind in several important non-monetary areas of fighting poverty, notably improved sanitation, access to electricity, education (completion and progression), and child malnutrition thus leaving the poverty levels at 19.7% about 7.4 million people according to the Uganda Poverty Assessment fact sheet 2016.

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WORLD HEPATITIS ALLIANCE MEMBER

We continue to work with local, national, regions and international who have interest with the elimination of viral hepatitis We drive our mandate from SDG 17 partnerships and collaborations Creating awareness; We started observing world hepatitis day in 2017 and later in 2018. We every year join the rest of the globe to commemorate world hepatitis day, we use it to amplify the profile of hepatitis in western rural DIstrict, the nation and beyond via our robust show media platforms Most people are still ignorant about hepatitis thinking itís caused by witchcraft and rudimentary Africa monster, we champion efforts in schools, worship place, markets, burials places, and cultural places this is to ensure with break the stigma

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ADOLESENTS & YOUNG GIRLS HIV/AIDs ADVOCACY

Great Lakes Peace Center with support from Her Voice Fund carried out a mapping exercise to ascertain the existing policies and policy gaps in line with Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS services. Our team visited the DHOs office, District community development office, OVC Focal Person, District and Municipality line departments, Implementing partners and other stakeholders. The data collected will help the project team to advocate for policy dissemination, amendment or enactment of new ones to create an enabling environment for HIV/AIDS service delivery for Adolescents and Young women.

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THE STORY OF AGRICULTURE AND THE SDGs

Investing in the agricultural sector can address not only hunger and malnutrition but also other challenges including poverty, water and energy use, climate change, and unsustainable production and consumption.Together, we must mobilise scientific, technological and social movements to address these challenges together. Explore more about agriculture's role in the SDGs like HUNGER, MALNUTRITION & SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE and get involved by sharing our message with your networks. Sustainable Development Goal #2 calls specifically to: end hunger, achieve food security , improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. To fulfil this goal, the United Nations has

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SECOND RWENZORI YOUTH FOR PEACE CONFERENCE

Great Lakes Peace Center has a youthful, experienced and visionary leadership emanating from years of capacity and exposure in working with international organizations

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AGRICULTURE ACROSS THE SDGs

Explore agriculture's connection to many of the 17 SDGs

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