With our growing partnerships and networks in 24 countries, we've impacted lives and communities with our unique models of peacebuilding and development. Here is a snapshot of what we accomplished in 2016. Looking forward to even greater advances to peace in 2017.
To raise up young leaders that can tackle Uganda’s most pressing challenges— youth unemployment, corruption, violence and poverty—the Global Peace Foundation (GPF) is working with schools to provide innovative values-based education. Its signature program, Character and Creativity Initiative (CC
Both moral and innovative leadership are essential in addressing the roots of conflict and corruption, and to promote equitable development within our global community. Societies that emphasize good character, innovation and collaboration can lead the way to building peace.
Over 400 students, teachers, and business and NGO representatives came together for a one-day social entrepreneurship workshop at Uganda Christian University in Kampala on September 12, 2015.
With partners around the world, the Global Peace Foundation accomplished a great deal in 2014.
The annual Global Peace Convention 2014 will take place in Greater Asuncion, Paraguay, the happiest place on earth according to a recent Gallup Poll.
“With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right…let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation’s wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle… to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace, amon
Joseph Nye of Harvard University coined the term "soft power" to give name to a force that attracts and compels rather than uses brute force. This idea has been applied to the idea that women hold power in society differently than men.
On the 17th of November, Job Bwire of New Vision wrote an article about the University of Makerere launching a creativity campaign by the name of Character and Creativity Initiative (CCI), which is an educational model developed by the Global Peace Foundation.