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Special Announcement

On 21 April 2016, artist and social activist Forest Whitaker will participate in the High-Level Thematic Debate on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in his capacity as UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation and recently appointed SDG Advocate. Seven months after world...read more

Promoting Peace and Development On and Off the Playing Field

By Forest Whitaker April 6, 2016 Sports have a universal appeal that connects people across cultures, nationalities, and languages. Around the world, sports are an important part of daily life for countless women and men; they are a source of exercise, entertainment, and joy. But sports can have an...read more

Expanding the Youth Peacemaker Network in South Sudan

March 16, 2016 The Youth Peacemaker Network (YPN)—WPDI’s flagship program—is designed to foster widespread engagement and participation in the communities where it operates and to facilitate grassroots change from the bottom up. The YPN functions as an ever-expanding network, where the high-level...read more

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