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 organized between November and December 2021 in Goma in the DRC, Mukono in Uganda, Mwanza in Tanzania and Kigali in Rwanda
One of the objectives of the Great Lakes Youth Network project is to build the capacity of youth initiatives in the sub-region on different themes – wherever the need is felt; so that they can be more effective in their role as actors of peace and development.
It is in this sense that a marathon capacity building session of five days with an average of 21 young leaders within youth organizations and initiatives was organized between November and December 2021 in Goma in the DRC, Mukono in Uganda, Mwanza in Tanzania and Kigali in Rwanda. In total 84 youth initiatives were represented by in the capacity building workshops.
The capacity building sessions were conducted by two external facilitators in each country around ten themes including Gender equality and equity; Communication and use of media; Non-violent communication; Advocacy; Public speaking and debate; Conflict and conflict management; Adult learning methods; Organizational developmentand How to organize effective and safe training in emergency situations such as Covid-19.
Each session ended with the development of practical post-session action plans. These plans, validated by the experts, will allow participants to put into practice, in a structured and coordinated manner, the lessons learned within their organizations but also to share them with their youth peers.
To facilitate the work and strengthen the ties between youth, all participants were housed in the same location and were involved in interactive networking and learning activities before, during and after the indoor training sessions.
The modules developed will be shared with the public on the project's website and in the mobile app before the advanced training sessions are held next year through the Youth Action Handbook.
- 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…