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Mobilizing Youth to Silence Guns by 2020 in Africa – Security Council Briefing

Here is why the UN Security Council must listen to African youth On 2nd October 2019, the African Union Commission Chairperson’s Special Envoy on Youth, Ms. Aya Chebbi briefed the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on mobilizing youth towards the AU flagship project of Agenda 2063 to “Silence the Guns by 2020”. The debate was …

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Peace initiative begets community development

The Ecumenical Church Leaders Forum (ECLF) together with its partners who make up the Program Steering committee (PSC), last week visited Mudzi and Mutoko Districts in Mashonaland East province for an excursion of some of the community projects that have bloomed from ECLF’s Conflict Prevention Management Resolution and Transformation (CPMRT) trainings. The two- day excursion …

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Gender Workshop Update (10-13 September, 2019)

Gender Officer (Pamhidzai Thaka) seated in black whilst one participant presents group work on conflict analysis during a 4 day Conflict Prevention Management Resolution and Transformation (CPMRT) and Confidence Building session of women church leaders Zimbabwe Council of Churches, Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Catholics Bishops Conference and Amalgamated Apostolic Council of Zimbabwe, held at …

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The September Newsletter

International Day of Peace 2019 “Climate Action for Peace” “Today peace faces a new danger: the climate emergency, which threatens our security, our livelihoods and our lives. That is why it is the focus of this year’s International Day of Peace. And it’s why I am convening a Climate Action Summit.” — UN Secretary-General António Guterres …

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The Voice of Peace

THE VOICE OF PEACE (VP0001) 20 September 2019 A FUTURE WITHOUT ABDUCTIONS In a new Zimbabwe, in a new peaceful world, abductions, not to mention the abduction of a medical doctor, be it for demanding better working conditions or for any other reason, are an abomination that should only be possible as a subject of …

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