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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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Okt. 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…

Okt. 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, …

Sep. 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…

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