Innovative Peace Stories: Engaging Youth to Build Peace and Prevent Election Violence in Uganda

On June 2, 2021, the Coalition for Action on 1325 (CoACT) and the Embassy of Sweden in Kampala hosted a ‘Democracy Talks’ event to discuss youth participation in democratic processes in Uganda. The event was the culmination of over a year of CoACT’s efforts to mobilize youth to build sustainable peace in Uganda. Since May 2020, CoACT has implemented a program to increase inclusiveness and youth participation in election processes, funded by ICAN’s Innovative Peace Fund (IPF).

She Builds Peace in Uganda

In Uganda, the Coalition for Action on 1325 (CoACT) organized a conference to launch the She Builds Peace campaign.

Forgiveness: Unveiling an Asset for Peacebuilding

“Forgiveness: Unveiling an Asset for Peacebuilding,” was produced by The Center for Civil and Human Rights and the Refugee Law Project in collaboration with support from the Fetzer Institute.  The report explores the understandings and practices of...