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

Poster Youth Action Handbook Launch, February 2023, Website
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  • Feb. 2, 2023

The Youth Action Handbook is out!

This Handbook is an integral part of the youth capacity-building program in peacebuilding and conflict prevention. It is a reference guide …

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  • Oct. 12, 2022
A series of advanced trainings for the 100 youth initiatives and national multi stakeholder conferences in Uganda, DR Congo, Rwanda, and Tanzania.

In pursuit of the objective of strengthening the capacities of youth organizations, a series of advanced trainings was held for the 100 rep…

  • Oct. 11, 2022
Entebbe-Uganda: 5 days for the Second Regional Peace Summer School for young people in the Great Lakes Region.

The second Regional Peace Summer School held in Entebbe, Uganda, from 19 to 23 September 2022 brought together more than 100 young people, …

  • Sept. 15, 2022
Press release: The 2nd Regional Peace Summer School to be held in Entebbe, Uganda, from 19th–23rd September 2022.

Kampala, 12th September 2022 – The EU-co-funded project "Great Lakes Youth Network for Dialogue and Peace" would like to announce the secon…

  • July 27, 2022
On-boarding training sessions for 17 new youth initiatives in Goma-DRC and Kagera-Tanzania

From June 22 – 29, 2022, as part of the “Great Lakes Youth Network for Dialogue and Peace. Our Diversity our Opportunity!” project, two onb…

  • July 26, 2022
Cross-border meeting between youth and local authorities from Uganda and Tanzania in Mutukula-Uganda

A cross border exchange meeting took place between local authorities and youth from the two sides of the Mutukula border - Uganda & Tanzani…

  • 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…

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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…