Global Peace Celebrates 2022 World Water Day

Groundwater is invisible, but its impact is visible everywhere. Out of sight, under our feet, groundwater is a hidden treasure that enriches our lives. Almost all of the  freshwater in the world is groundwater. As climate change intensifies,  groundwater will become more and more critical. As a result, we need to work together to sustainably manage this […]

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: […]

We’ve delivered Global Peace in 100 cities in 100 countries

The Coordinator of Campaign and Advocacy of Global Peace and African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD), Mr Kobla Asamani, has said at the Global Peace Inter-Generational Dialogue and the launch of Futures Forum by the Deputy UN Secretary-General, H. E. Amina Mohammed and Mrs Graca Machel, Chair of Global Peace, on 5 […]

UN Climate Change Conference, COP25, has kicked-off in Madrid, Spain

COP25

As the 25th Conference of Parties (COP25) launched in Madrid, Spain on Monday, 2 December 2019, serious and increased ambition for climate action has been encouraged by the United Nations (UN). The UN is urging us all to take charge and combat climate change in our own way with the key aim to reach net […]

“Plant Trees Not Bombs” Campaign launched

Plant Trees Not Bombs

The Durban International Convention Centre (ICC) witnessed the launch of Global Peace’s latest campaign designed to combat climate change by South Africa’s Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Hon. Min. Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. Through the Plant Trees Not Bombs Campaign, Global Peace aims to plant 75 million trees by the end of 2020. Militaries from 75 […]

Inter-Generational Dialogue takes place in Banjul, The Gambia

Gambia IGD

On 31 October 2019, Global Peace hosted an Inter-Generational Dialogue (IGD) in The Gambia at the American Corner, Banjul. The dialogue was attended by youth, academia, government and the private sector, ready to engage on key global challenges being faced. The IGD forms part of the Global Peace campaign of convening 100 Dialogues across 100 […]

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, […]