12 June 2017 – Amman, Jordan: Generations For Peace today announced a new partnership with Manaseer Group, which will add crucial support to Generations For Peace programmes in schools and youth centres throughout Jordan, promoting youth leadership and resilience, to strengthen social cohesion and reduce violence.
Programmes to use 3X3 basketball as a peace-building tool to address inter-tribal conflict in Juba
6 March 2017 – Amman/Jordan, Mies/Switzerland: Generations For Peace and FIBA’s Foundation, the International Basketball Foundation, today signed a pioneering three-year partnership to develop sport for peace programmes for youth in the capital of South Sudan, Juba.
27 February 2017 – Amman, Jordan: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Generation For Peace have today announced an expansion of their Social Cohesion in Host Communities Programme. The programme, funded by UNICEF and with additional support from Jordan Olympic Committee, Samsung, and Manaseer Group, works in partnership with the Ministry of Youth (MoY) and the Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD) in youth centres and community centres in urban centres and towns (host communities) with large numbers of Syrian refugees.
HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein applauds partnership founded on shared focus on innovation and impact, and shared passion to inspire and support youth leaders
20 February 2017 - Amman: Samsung Electronics, the global technology giant and partner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and Generations For Peace, the only peace-through-sport organisation officially recognised by the IOC, today renewed their Peace Through Sport partnership for the tenth consecutive year, supporting youth leaders across the Levant region.
USAID-supported programme will provide opportunity to link community, district and national level actions for peace
20 December 2016 – Amman: Generations For Peace has launched a peace-building programme with the National Peace Council of Sri Lanka, supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to break down conflict divides and develop greater dialogue, education and engagement within and between communities in Sri Lanka.
21 November 2016 – Amman: Generations For Peace today announced a new partnership to implement a two year research project led by the Generations For Peace Insitute aiming to enhance knowledge about programmatic interventions that bolster individual and community resilience to violent extremism in Tunisia.
Since 2007, Generations For Peace has trained 8,920 volunteers from 50 countries, and with our support, volunteer-led programmes have reached 229,020 children, youth, and adults in communities facing different forms of violence. Our cascading model, in which volunteers we have trained directly (1st generation) go on to train other 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and even up to 6th generation volunteers in their communities, increases our reach and reinforces the sustainability of our efforts.
Today, April 6, is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. As the Syrian conflict moves into its sixth year, we are all painfully aware of the devastation and horrific violence inflicted upon its people. According to UNHCR, approximately 4.8 million people have fled to neighboring countries in search of safety and shelter, with6.6 million remaining displaced inside Syria.
19 January, 2016 – Amman, Jordan: Generations For Peace (GFP) has been awarded additional funding from UNICEF to expand a successful programme engaging volunteer youth leaders to strengthen social cohesion and resilience, and reduce the potential for violence in refugee host communities. The programme has seen impressive positive impact in 10 communities over the last year. Building on this success, UNICEF is increasing its support, to expand the programme to 16 communities in 2016.
EU grant to support youth-led initiatives to prevent and address radicalisation