Young leaders driving the SDG agenda

Greta addresses UN

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 […]

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 […]

Peace Boat hosts first Inter-Generational Dialogue at sea

Peace Boat IGD

Peace Boat convened the first oceanic Global Peace Inter-Generational Dialogue (IGD) on the 20th September 2019 during its 102nd Global Voyage. The IGD formed part of Global Peace’s initiative to convene 100 dialogues across 100 cities. With the dialogues typically taking place in cities, a dialogue being held out at sea was a first for […]

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

Graca Machel Climate Change

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 […]

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

Licypriya Kangujam

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, […]