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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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Njube Men’s Workshop Update (9-12 September, 2019)

Introduction. From the 9th of September to 12th of September 2019 male facilitators gathered at Ecumenical Lutheran Church in Zimbabwe ( Njube) in Bulawayo for a training workshop . The aim of the workshop was to strengthen the facilitation skills of male facilitators in their movement from track 3 to track 2 facilitation. The workshop …

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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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