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PeaceJam Uganda Slam 2022

PeaceJam Uganda Slam 2022

Maiden PeaceJam Uganda Slam Held at Makerere University On the 27th of April, we conducted the first-ever PeaceJam (PJ) Uganda Slam. This was a one-day conference that brought together young people to discuss how best they can influence positive change in their communities. The theme of the conference was, “Harnessing the Power of Youth”. The …

March 2022 Newsletter – Great Lakes Peace Center

March 2022 Newsletter – Great Lakes Peace Center

Spirit in Action Project We have started implementing a project funded by Spirit in Action to mitigate the economic effects of climate-induced disasters in Kilembe, Kasese, Uganda. This area has been hit by recurring river floods that have caused the destruction of lives and property. The recurring climate change-induced disasters have led to a lowering …

February 2022 Newsletter

February 2022 Newsletter

This month, our feet have been running fast across the Great Lakes Region of Africa with the urgent work of ensuring holistic peace in our communities. We are so glad to have you with us on this journey! Here’s a snapshot of what we’ve been up doing in February! Education Project All our beneficiaries are …

Violence And Conflict Prevention Project

Violence And Conflict Prevention Project

Great Lakes Peace Center to implement an 18 months violence and conflict prevention project with support from UN WOMEN The project is titled “scaling up access to conflict prevention services through meaningful women engagement in the Rwenzori region (SCAPE)” This project covers the districts of HOIMA, KYENJOJO, KABAROLE and KASESE districts

Second Rwenzori youth for peace conference

Second Rwenzori youth for peace conference

The conference was being held at the Kasese District Multipurpose Hall, located opposite of the Kasese Airfield on Kasese-Fort Portal road. The Rwenzori region has a long history of conflict and violence caused by economic and cultural injustices that are accelerated by tribal clashes. This regular and reoccurring fighting has caused death and destruction as …