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  • This document, created by YouthPower Learning's Community of Practice for Youth in Peace and Security, seeks to identify best practices, bright spots, and possible opportunities for their replication with a primary focus on preventing violent extremism/countering violent extremism (PVE/CVE). It operates under the hypothesis that youth engagement in positive alternatives to…
  • Alpaslan Ozerdem Young people are frequently ‘othered’ in discussions about conflict. This is a dangerous practice as youths can play a very positive role aiding peacebuilding in societies recovering from conflict. The UN World Population Prospects statistics estimate that there are 1.3 billion 15-24 years olds in the world and nearly one billion…
  • Young people who have experienced conflict firsthand have a vital role to play in peacebuilding. They have a clear vision of what peace could look like in their countries and communities, and have the drive to work towards the realisation of these goals.  However, in many cases they are seen not…
  • CALGARY (660 NEWS) – Nearly 30 years after homosexuality was removed as a medical disorder, the LGBTQ continues to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT.) It was on May 17, 1990, that the World Health Organization (WHO)made that decision and since 2004, the International Day Against Homophobia has…
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  • 17 Nonprofits Denounce Threats to Prosecute Journalists Investigating French Arms Sales Show More ServicesPrint (Paris - 13 May 2019) 17 humanitarian and human rights NGOs denounced threats to press freedom today, after three French journalists were summoned by the French intelligence services for investigating the presence of French weapons in the conflict in Yemen.…
  • From the 1st Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference and Festival (GMP) at Conrad Grebel University College (Waterloo, 2016), we have learned how valuable it is to meet as Mennonites/Anabaptists, to share and exchange: (1) our experiences, capacities and struggles with peacebuilding; (2) our challenges in developing peace-theologies and -ethics; (3) our…
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