Climate Change

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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The significance of Inter-Generational Dialogues and the role of Global Peace in the COVID-19 era and beyond

‘Even before the onset of COVID-19, the social and economic integration of young people was an ongoing challenge. The pandemic has been particularly hard on young women, children and youth from middle- and lower-income countries. Of the many impacts associated with the pandemic, young people face challenges linked to education, health, food and shelter. Unless …

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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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