Youth

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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UN75 Inaugural Youth Dialogue launch event held in New York with UN Secretary General

UN75 officially launched its global dialogues towards commemorating its 75th anniversary with a youth dialogue. Hosted by the United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, on 29 January 2020, the dialogue included six youth leaders; Jahan Rifai, from Jordan, Natalia Herbst from Argentina, Eleonore Pauwels from Belgium, Ahmit Joshi, from Nepal, Cristina Petcu, from Romania, and …

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Nepal IGD

First Inter-Generational Dialogue (IGD) for 2020 held in Pokhara, Nepal

As the UN commemorates its 75th anniversary this year, UN Secretary-General António Guterres launched the UN75 global conversation on building the future we want. Global Peace has pledged its support to the UN75 initiative to engage in forward-looking conversations across the world on aspirations for the future, global threats and the critical role of international …

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Morocco Youth Summit

Global Peace represented at the Africa Student’s and Youth Summit in Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco, in collaboration with the Ghana-Morocco Old Students Association (GHAMOSA), hosted the 8th Africa Students and Youth Summit (ASYS) from 20-23 December 2019 in the city of Rabat. Prof Martin Rupiya, ACCORD’s Manager for Training and Innovation, was invited as a speaker for the high-level dialogue entitled, ‘A new culture of work for the future …

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Four global young leaders and six Mayors engage in a Global Inter-Generational Dialogue

Global Peace hosted a Global Inter-Generational Dialogue (IGD) during the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) World Congress as a celebration of the 25 successful IGDs held during 2019 as part of Global Peace’s 100 Cities 100 Dialogues initiative. The Global IGD – which was moderated by Global Peace Founder Dr Vasu Gounden – included …

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Global youth representatives

Global youth representatives join Mrs Machel and Mr Hochschild in a discussion

Youth representatives Ms Prisca Amponsah from Ghana, Mr Raghav Ranganthan from India, Ms Tamires Sampaio from Brazil, and Ms Sofia Moschin from Italy, participated in a briefing dialogue with the Chair of Global Peace, Mrs Graça Machel, and the United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General, Mr Fabrizio Hochschild Drummond, in Durban, South Africa, ahead of opening ceremony …

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Mali IGD

Intergenerational Dialogue takes place in Bamako, Mali

On 7 November 2019, Mali hosted an Inter-Generational Dialogue at the University of ISPRIC (Institute for Science, Politics, International Relations and Communications) in Badalobougou, Mali. The dialogue was convened by Fatima Al Ansar, Founder of the Tilwalte Peace Network and Moderator of Dia Sacko, Mali Cultural Foundation. The panel consisted of H.E Adrien Théâtre, Ambassador …

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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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