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The Great Lakes Youth Network for Dialogue and Peace aims to contribute to peace and stability in the Great Lakes Region by promoting the active, cooperative, sustainable and positive role of youth actions, creating a strong network between them.

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It is our conviction that youth are a fundamental agent for creating lasting peace among communities and contributing to successful development.


youth initiatives



52 million

targeted beneficiaries

Our approach focuses on:

Internal Capacity Building

Internal Capacity Building

We train youth groups on various aspects such as project management, political advocacy and fundraising, and communications to strengthen them.

Regional Exchange

Regional Exchange

We facilitate dialogue, between youth initiatives for experience sharing, and transfer of knowledge.



We are aiming at a closer and continuous engagement of the targeted initiatives with other actors. Youth groups are empowered and visible to actively engage with international, national, and regional political decision makers, potential donors, civil society, centers of education, businesses, the media.

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June 27, 2022
Appel à recrutement: Comptable pour Projet de l’UE - Great Lakes Youth Network for Dialogue and Peace.

Le Comptable (f/m) est responsable pour la comptabilisation des dépenses du projet, la préparation des pièces comptables, collaborer avec l…

Training of Trainers Rwanda 2022-89 (2)
April 14, 2022
Kigali, Rwanda: 17 youth from DR Congo, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania trained as youth trainers

A total of 17 youth, 8 women and 9 men, among the 100 youth initiatives selected for the Great Lakes Youth Network for Dialogue and Peace. …

Visite suivi initiatives Bunia DRC-61
March 28, 2022
Follow-up Mission to Youth Initiatives in Bunia, DRC.

From March 8 to 13, 2022, the project team conducted a monitoring mission to youth initiatives supported by the project “Great Lakes Youth …

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