Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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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Egypt IGD

Inter-Generational Dialogue takes place in Alexandria, Egypt

The historic city of Alexandria, Egypt played host to an Inter-Generational Dialogue (IGD) on 7 November 2019 at the Alexandria University’s High Institute of Public Health. The dialogue drew in a large contingency of delegates from different sectors of society such as academia, government, youth organisations and the private sector. The theme for the discussion …

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Bonn IGD

Inter-Generational Dialogue takes place in Bonn, Germany

This past week, on 25 October 2019, Bonn, Germany played host to the Global Peace Inter-Generational Dialogue (IGD) as part of the 2019 Global Development Conference, Knowledge for Sustainable Development (K4SD): The Research-Policy Nexus convened by the Global Development Network. The choice of Bonn was strategic in convening Global Peace’s first German IGD as the …

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Israel IGD

SDGIsrael & YKCentre convene first travelling Inter-Generational Dialogue in Israel

The YKCenter’s SDG Israel Impact Project convened an Inter-Generational Dialogue (IGD) on Peace and Sustainability as part of the Global Peace campaign of convening 100 dialogues across 100 cities. The event, held on 22 October 2019 was a unique endeavour, as it was a “Travelling Dialogue” held in two cities on the same day: Haifa, the …

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My World Survey

AASU partners Global Peace to embark on SDG survey for African students and youth

The Office of Development Initiatives, under auspices of the Secretary General of the All Africa Students Union, in partnership with the African Centre for Constructive Resolution to Disputes (ACCORD) Global Peace initiative, and in collaboration with the SDG ACTION CAMPAIGN’s MY World Survey, are working on an SDG Monitoring Project designed to determine the knowledge …

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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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