Every update offers new insight into the work of the project, the youth Initiatives we support and the people impacted by their efforts.

Training of Trainers Rwanda 2022-89 (2)
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  • 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. …

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  • 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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  • March 7, 2022
First Regional Peace School in the Great Lakes Region in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Goma, the tourist capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, hosted the first Regional Peace School in the Great Lakes Region from Ja…

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  • Dec. 22, 2021
First round of capacity building workshop sessions for youth initiatives in Goma, Kigali, Mukono and Mwanza.

A marathon capacity building session of five days with an average of 21 young leaders within youth organizations and initiatives was organi…

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  • Oct. 28, 2021
Cross-border exchange on gender in the peace building and conflict prevention process in the Great Lakes region between the DRC and Rwanda in Gisenyi, Rwanda.

The young people raised common obstacles to the promotion of gender, including backward cultures and traditions; insecurity; difficult acce…