Month: September 2019

Greta addresses UN

Young leaders driving the SDG agenda

As the United Nations (UN) General Assembly comes to a close this week, the events that have attracted the most media and international attention, have been young changemakers. From the likes of Greta Thunberg leading the #Fridaysforfuture Climate action events globally to Autumn Peltier rallying the cry for her fellow indigenous communities. Young leaders have …

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Global Peace & JCI celebrates International Peace Day with IGD in Johannesburg, South Africa

On 21 September 2019, Global Peace, in partnership with Junior Chamber International (JCI) Sandton, convened an Inter-Generational Dialogue (IGD) at the Afrika Tikkun Uthando Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The dialogue was hosted on International Peace Day which saw organisations across the world commemorate the day with the theme focused on combatting climate change as …

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Dominican Republic Inter-Generational Dialogue

JCI Dominican Republic hosted Inter-Generational Dialogue during the celebration of their 56th Anniversary

The Junior Chamber Association of the Dominican Republic celebrated its 56th Anniversary on 17 September 2019 in Santo Domingo during a Summit of Allies for the SDGs, during which they hosted an Inter-Generational Dialogue (IGD). The combined event took place at the Training Center of Edesur Dominicana. The IGD was a joint project between JCI …

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International Peace Day Yaounde

Global Peace & JCI Cameroon celebrate International Peace Day with Peace is Possible Dialogue in Yaoundé, Cameroon

On 21 September 2019, Junior Chamber International (JCI) Cameroon convened a Peace is Possible Dialogue as part of the Global Peace 100 Cities 100 Dialogues. The event was hosted in partnership with Cameroon Youth and Students Forum for Peace (CAMYOSFOP), Local Youth Corner (LOYOC) Cameroon, Global Peace and the NOLANGA Study Centre in Yaoundé, Cameroon. …

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Graca Machel Climate Change

Mrs. Graça Machel Chair of Global Peace reflects on climate change in Africa

In a recent op-ed published by TIME magazine, Chair of Global Peace, Mrs. Graça Machel, commented on the state of the world’s climate and it’s ramifications for the African continent. Mrs. Machel, was named by the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres as an SDG Advocate along with many distinguished figures such as Ghanaian President …

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Licypriya Kangujam

Time for action before it’s too late: 7-year-old award-winning Indian climate activist

7-year-old climate activist, Licypriya Kangujam, was recently awarded the prestigious “World Children Peace Prize 2019” from Global Peace Index. Ms Kangujam was recognised  for her countless efforts towards combating climate change and raising awareness throughout India on the looming threat of climate change on international peace & security. Ms Kangujam also founded The Child Movement, …

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