Country: South Africa

Global Peace Commemorates International Youth Day 2021

In 1999, the UN General Assembly resolution 54/120 endorsed the recommendation made by the World Conference of Ministers of Youth (Lisbon, 8-12 August 1998) that 12 August be declared International Youth Day. It was against this backdrop that Global Peace hosted its “Global Peace Youth Day 2021” discussion during a virtual setting under the theme, “Transforming Food Systems: …

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SA President speech Plant Trees Not Bombs Campaign

South Africa’s President’s speech on the Plant Trees, Not Bombs Campaign during Armed Forces Day

The Plant Trees Not Bombs campaign, is a partnership between the Ministry of Defence and ACCORD’s Global Peace initiative. It was launched on 14 November 2019 in Durban, South Africa, by the Minister of Defence, Ms. Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, together with Mrs Graça Machel, Chair of Global Peace and Mr Fabrizio Hochschild, Under-Secretary General in charge …

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